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.