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.