Software updates: Google Nexus 5

Use this page to identify software versions for the Google Nexus 5 as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version M4B30Z

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap About phone.
  4. Scroll down to view the Build number.

 

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version M4B30Y

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap About phone.
  4. Scroll down to view the Build number.

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version M4B30Z

November 22, 2016

Security updates

Available November 22, 2016

If the device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version M4B30Y

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version M4B30X

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MOB31E

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MOB30Y

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MOB30P

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MOB30M

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MOB30H

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MOB30D

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MMB29V

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MMB29Q

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MMB29S

Android version 6.0.1 / Software version MMB29K

Android version 6.0 / Software version MRA58N

Android version 6.0 / Software version MRA58K

Android version 5.1.1 / Software version LMY48M

Android version 5.1.1 / Software version LMY48I

Android version 5.1.1 / Software version LMY48B

Android version 5.1 / Software version LMY47D

Android version 5.0.1 / Software version LRX22C

Android version 5.0 / Software version LRX21O

Android version 4.4.4 / Software version KTU84P

Android version 4.4.3 / Software version KTU84M

Android version 4.4.3 / Software version KTU84F

Android version 4.4.2 / Software version KOT49H

Android version 4.4 / Software version KRT16M

N/A

N/A

If the device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

 

 

Determine update requirements

Your device must meet the following requirements to update your software to the most current version:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • File size of update: 23 MB

 

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA)

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

 

Update from a computer

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch About phone.
  4. Touch System updates.
    • If you are not connected to Wi-Fi, you may receive a prompt to connect.
    • If Wi-Fi is not available, tap on OK.
    • If the update is not available, you will receive the message The device is up-to-date. If you receive this message, please wait for your device to receive the update via OTA.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts.