Download and Install Nexus 5X / Nexus 6P October 2018 Factory Image (Android 8.1 Oreo)


Download and Install Nexus 5X / Nexus 6P October 2018 Factory Image (Android 8.1 Oreo): One of the best things about owning a Google device is that you will be the first to get major as well as the regular security patch updates. A few days ago, Google has started rolling out latest October 2018 security patch updates to all the Pixel and Nexus devices. Google’s Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X have also received the update. The update is based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

The latest October 2018 Factory Image is seeding over-the-air (OTA). It will be available for all Nexus 5X/ Nexus 6P devices across the globe but it October 2018 take some time to reach everywhere as the OTAs are released in a phased manner. You can manually check for the update from your device’s settings. All other Google devices like Pixel and Pixel 2 series devices are also getting the update.

The Latest Google’ October 2018 Security Patch update brings stability and performance improvements to the device. As it is the latest security patch provided by Google, so users are highly recommended updating their devices to this update if available. We have the October 2018 factory images of the devices so if you want to flash the firmware manually, you can do that too by following the guide.

To manually check the OTA, go to device Settings –> System menu –> System Update —> Now tap on the Check for Update option. If you see the update, then follow the instructions on the screen to download and install it.

Disclaimer is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur on your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that October 2018 occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.

Download Nexus 5X/Nexus 6P October 2018 Factory Image

Steps To Install Nexus 5X / Nexus 6P October 2018 Factory Image

Install OTA
Install  Full Firmware (Factory Image)
  • First Enable the USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on your device.
  • Download and Install the ABD and Fastboot drivers on your windows/MAC.
  • Download full firmware files and extract the files to the ADB folder.
  • While you are in the ADB folder, press and hold the ‘Shift” key and right-click on anywhere inside the folder to select ‘Open command window or powershell here.’ It will open the command prompt.

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  • In the command prompt windows issue the given commands to check whether your device is properly connected or not.
    adb devices
  • Now issue the given commands to boot the device into bootloader mode.
    adb reboot bootloader
  • Once your device is in the bootloader mode, open the files in the ADB folder and simultaneously locate the flash-all script. Now run the script by double-clicking on it.
  • Wait for the process to finish. If the terminal asks to exit, do so.
  • To complete the process reboot your device.

That’s it you have successfully installed the firmware on your device. Feel free to share your opinion on the comment section down below.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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