How to install Android 5.1.0 LMY47I Lollipop Factory Image for Nexus 5

Lollipop Factory Image

Finally, Google has given a much needed update to Nexus 5 Smartphone through the launch of Android 5.1.0 Lollipop factory image. Here are the steps to be followed for the factory resetting of your Smartphone.

However, Google has released Android 5.1.0 Lollipop version pinned together with the LMY47D version, and the new build comes with a change via LMY47I firmware model. It’s quite evident that the latest version doesn’t have any of the features from its other versions.

How to install Android 5.1.0 LMY47I Lollipop Factory Image for Nexus 5:


  • The following guidelines are made for the Google Nexus 5 only.
  • Make sure that your device has at least 60% battery backup while doing this process.
  • Have a proper custom recovery tool like CWM or TWRP on your device.
  • Don’t forget to install required USB drivers on your PC and USB Debugging Mode on your Smartphone.

How to SETUP Android SDK and Install Google USB Drivers for Nexus 5:

Step 1: You can begin with downloading Android SDK ADB Bundle.

Step 2: Extract the above downloaded file and keep it on your PC.

Step 3: Begin running the Android SDK and install the whole SDK packages and drivers required.

Step 4: Now, download the Google USB Drivers files.

Step 5: Extract all the above downloaded files and transfer these files to your Smartphone from the PC.

How to Install Factory Image for your Nexus 5:

Step 1: Start with the downloading of the Android 5.1.0 LMY47I Lollipop Factory Image.

Step 2: You can extract the contents of factory image tgz now.

Step 3: In Bootloader Mode, root your Nexus 5.

Step 4: Install Windows CMD in the same folder at where you’ve extracted the other files.

Step 5: By using a USB cable, connect your Nexus 5 to the PC.

Step 6: Install flash-all.bat script on your device now.

Step 7: Reboot your Smartphone in normal mode after completing all the above steps carefully.

It’s done now. You can begin using Nexus 5 running on Android 5.1.0 LMY47I Lollipop Factory Image.

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