Software updates: Google Nexus 7

Use this page to identify software versions for the Google Nexus 7 as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android 6.0/MMB29Q

  1. From the Home screen, tap All Apps.
  2. Tap System.
  3. Scroll down to SYSTEM, and then tap About tablet.
  4. Read the version on the device, and check it below
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android 6.0/MMB29O

  1. From the Home screen, tap All Apps.
  2. Tap System.
  3. Scroll down to SYSTEM, and then tap About tablet.
  4. Read the version on the device, and check it below
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android 6.0

Baseband Version: MMB29Q

February 8, 2016

Security enhancements

Available February 8,2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 6.0

Baseband Version: MMB29O

January 11, 2016

Security enhancements

Bug fixes

Available January 11, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 6.0

Baseband Version: MRA58K

October 5, 2015

Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Exercise greater control over app permissions

Purchase easily and securely with Fingerprint support and Android Pay

Experience enhanced  battery-life through Doze

Redesigned App Drawer

Available October 5, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 5.1.1
Version: LMY48P
September 8, 2015

Security enhancements

Bug fixes

September 8, 2015
If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 5.1.1

Version: LMY47V

May 19, 2015Bug fixes and security enhancements

May 19, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 5.1

Version: LRX22G

January 30, 2015

Android 5.0 (Lollipop)

Security enhancements

Software stability

January 30, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4.4

Version: KTU84P

June 20, 2014

Security enhancements

Various bug fixes

June 20, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4.3

Version: KTU84L

June 2, 2014

Security enhancements

Various bug fixes

June 2, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4.2

Version: KOT49H

December 9, 2013

Security enhancements

Various bug fixes

December 9, 2013

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4

Version: KRT16S

November 20, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat

Security enhancements

NFC Host Card Emulation support

Memory optimizations

Battery optimizations

November 20, 2013

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4 KitKat

Version: KRT16S

Security enhancements

NFC Host Card Emulation support

Memory optimizations

Battery optimizations

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.3

Version: JSS15J

Original software

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Other versions

Your device has non-T-Mobile software, and it is unsupported. The manufacturer and T-Mobile cannot update your software.

 

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection (Wi-Fi data connection recommended)
  • Available memory (File size of update: 2 MB)

 

 

Update software versions

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for MMB29Q

This software update will be pushed to your device beginning February 8, 2016. Your device will notify you when it is ready to update. If your device has not received an OTA message, see "Update from the device," below.

 

Update from the device for MMB29Q

To check for updates and download the update from Google, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap All Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About device.
  4. Tap Software update.
    • If you are not connected to Wi-Fi, you may receive a prompt to connect.
    • If Wi-Fi is not available, tap OK.
    • If the update is not available, you will receive the message "The device is up-to-date." If you receive this message, wait for your device to receive the update via OTA.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts.
  6. Wait as your device restarts and updates to the new version.