How to Flash Official Android 5.1 LMY47D Lollipop OTA Update for 2012 Nexus 7

2012 Nexus 7 Wi-Fi tablet users can start using the latest Android 5.1 LMY47D Lollipop OTA update now. It comes with a lot of improvements and user friendly features which will enable the users to experience the best performance from their tablets. Check out the following steps to have a look at the procedures for making use of the update given for 2012 Nexus 7 Wi-Fi from the Android platform.

Android 5.1 LMY47D Lollipop OTA Update for 2012 Nexus 7


  • Make sure that you’re following the given steps below only for 2012 Nexus 7 Wi-Fi tablet.
  • 2012 Nexus 7 Wi-Fi tablet should run on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop LRX22G firmware.
  • Go for the factory installation process in case if you’ve already been running custom ROM on your tablet.
  • Enable the USB Debugging for your tablet before starting the following procedures.
  • Make sure that you’ve at least 50% battery backup while doing the process.

How to install Android 5.1 LMY47D Lollipop for 2012 Nexus 7 Wi-Fi tablet with ADB Sideload:

Step 1: You can start the installation process by downloading the Android SDK bundle.

Step 2: Now, go ahead with the extraction of zip file you’ve downloaded and save them in a folder titled as SDK. Confirm the installation set up and other drivers required for the process.

It’s done now. You can carry on with the installation of Android 5.1 Update:

Step 1: First of all, download the Android 5.1 LMY47D OTA Update zip files from the server.

Step 2: Once you’re done with the above process successfully, edit the name of the downloaded file with “”.

Step 3: Now, turn off your 2012 Nexus 7 tab.

Step 4: Go ahead with the booting process in recovery mode.

Step 5: Select the ‘’ files and move it to ‘platform tools’ folder by using the instructions written above.

Step 6: Launch the Windows command prompt available at ‘platform tools’ option.

Step 7: Once after the opening of Windows CMD, go to adb devices.

Step 8: Navigate to apply update from adb available on Recovery Mode option

Step 9: To begin the updating process, go to Windows CMD again and type this command: adb sideload

Step 10: Wait until the files are installed successfully after giving a confirmation for the installation process.

Step 11: Once the files are installed properly, then you can reboot your tablet in normal mode.

It may take some time for the reboot process to complete. Once it’s completed, then you can use your tablet running on Android 5.1 LMY47D Lollipop OTA.

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