The latest breaking news from the Google Developer site is that Nexus July Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update 2016 (MTC19Z/X, MOB30O/P) firmware factory images and OTA update are up on it. The July security patches and the OTA updates would be commonplace in Nexus devices across the globe in just a couple of days. While it’s too early to say much about the update, we do know that it brings along the much-expected and much-awaited new security patches from July and also fixes a few bugs.
The June updates tried to patch up concerns exposed in Qualcomm drivers like the video, WiFi and audio drivers. Keep an eye on the security bulletin page for a full changelog from the AOSP until Google comes up with the actual update. It still is the age of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and a steady authorized build for the upcoming Android 7.0 Nougatcan be expected soon. Meanwhile, you can install the Android N Developer Preview 4 easily onto your Nexus, Android One and Sony Xperia devices. The July Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update comes as both OTA update and as full factory images stock firmware zip files.
This passes the firmware build number MTC19X to Nexus 6P and MTC19Z Nexus 5Xand also MOB30O firmware build to Nexus 6 and MOB30P to Nexus 9 WiFi and LTE, and Nexus Player, Nexus 5, and Nexus 7 2013 WiFi and LTE variants. Pixel C has not yet received any build number and is expecting one soon.
A few users have reported the occurrence of unexpected crashes with this July security patch. To install the July security updates on your Nexus device, you can flash the factory images and restore to stock. If you didn’t receive it over Google FOTA service yet, here it is.
Below we are sharing link to download Nexus July Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update 2016 and step by step guide to manually flash Nexus July Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update 2016 on nexus devices
Download Nexus July Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update 2016
HOW TO INSTALL Nexus July Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update 2016 ON NEXUS 6P/5X/5/6/9 Player, Pixel C and more?
(All the steps are similar just use this factory image)
Use stock recovery or ADB sideload method to install the OTA updates. All you need to do it to setup the ADB and fastboot environment on your PC. Wonder how? Well, we have tutorials on the same ready for you here. Read our write-up how to install OTA updates manually on Nexus devices and figure out how to do it. But please be aware that the OTA updates might not work if you have rooted your system done TWRP recovery or modified it. Always be advised to backup your device before you attempt an installation.
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