Software updates: Google Nexus 6

    Use this page to identify software versions for the Google Nexus 6 as well as details on recent software updates.

     

     

     

    Identify the device's current software version

     

    Android version 6.0.1/Build number MMB29K

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap About phone.
    3. View the Build number.
    4. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

     

    Android version 6.0/Build Number MRA58X

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap About phone.
    3. View the Build number.
    4. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

     

     

    Review software version details

     

    VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

    Android version 6.0.1

    Build number MMB29K

    December 14, 2015

    Security enhancements

    Bug fixes

    Available December 14, 2015

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

    Android version 6.0

    Build Number MRA58X

    November 20, 2015

    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 November 20, 2015

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

    Android version 6.0

    Build Number MRA58K

    October 5, 2015

    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 version 5.1.1

    Build Number LYZ28N

    October 13, 2015

    Security enhancements

    Bug fixes

    Available October 13, 2015

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

    Android version 5.1.1

    Build Number LYZ28M

    October 5, 2015

    Security enhancements

    Bug fixes

    Available October 5, 2015

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

    Android version 5.1.1

    Build Number LYZ28K

    September 8, 2015

    Security enhancements

    Bug fixes

    Available September 8, 2015

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

    Android version 5.1.1

    Build Number LMY48J

    August 5, 2015

    Stagefright security enhancements

    Available August 5, 2015

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

    Android version Android 5.1.1

    Software version LYZ28

    May 22, 2015

    Added Wi-Fi calling

    Software and stability improvements

    Available May 22, 2015

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

    Android version Android 5.1

    Software version LMY47M

    March 16, 2015

    Added Device Anti-Theft protection

    Software and stability improvements

    Available March 16, 2015

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

    Android version Android 5.0.1

    Software version LRX22C

    December 15, 2014

    Software stability

    Available December 15, 2014

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

    Android version Android 5.0

    Software version LRX210

    November 19, 2014

    Software stability

    Available November 19, 2014

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

    Android version Android 5.0

    Software version LNX07M

    November 19, 2014

    Original software

    Available November 19, 2014

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

     

     

    Determine update requirements

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

    • Build number MRA58X
    • 50% or higher battery life
    • Data connection
    • Available space (File size is 178.2 MB)

     

     

    Update software versions

     

    Update automatically over the air (OTA)

    After receiving the OTA notification, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the update.

     

    Request update from phone

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap About phone.
    3. Tap System Updates.
    4. Tap Check now.
    5. Follow the on-screen prompts.