Update Nexus 6 to Android 5.1 Lollipop Build LMY47E via Factory Image

Google has given the latest Android 5.1 update to Nexus 6 users. The latest update comes with build LMY47E which includes certain additional features like radio image, a user friendly option via which the signals receiving/sharing can be controlled securely.

Install Android 5.1 Lollipop Build LMY47E via Factory Image on Nexus 6

Update Nexus 6 to Android 5.1 Lollipop Build LMY47E via Factory Image

The update signifies that it’s has got some links with the carrier of Verizon through the “VRZ” sign found out on the leaked RSD picture which has gone viral online.

Those who would like to grab this latest update can do it manually by following the steps written below.


  • The steps written below are meant to be followed for Nexus 6 only.
  • Make sure that your device has at least 80% battery backup during the ROM installation process.
  • Create a backup for all the important data using any of the recommended custom recovery tools.
  • Your device must be installed with proper USB drivers.
  • You can either prefer CWM or TWRP recover for the rooting process, and the bootloader must be unlocked.

Downloads Required:

Android 5.1 LMY47E factory image for Nexus 6

Steps to Update Nexus 6 to Android 5.1 Lollipop Build LMY47E via Factory Image:

Step 1: You begin the process by downloading the Factory Image of Android 5.1 version.

Step 2: By using a USB cord, connect your Smartphone with the PC.

Step 3: Make sure that Fastboot is properly configured and installed on your PC.

Step 4: Switch off your device. Boot your Smartphone in Fastboot mode with adb reboot bootloader command.

Step 5: You can also boot your device by pressing and holding the Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons together. You can release it once the icon of START appears on the screen.

Step 6:  Extract the downloaded files to the internal storage of your device. You can copy and paste all the required files from Shamu-LMY47E folder.

Step 7:  Run the files you’ve transferred in the Fastboot directory.

Step 8: Wait until the installation process to complete. Reboot your device once it’s done successfully.

Now, you can start using your Nexus 6 working on Android 5.1 Lollipop Build LMY47E via Factory Image.

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