Google began the rollout of Android 6.0 Marshmallow earlier today, and while we already have full access to downloading the 6.0 factory images, OTA update download links are going to trickle in slowly as the update rolls out over the next several days. Factory images are typically for doing a fresh install of the OS, but these OTA updates are intended to let you keep your data intact and are typically smaller in total size…
Here are some of the Nexus OTA download links for 6.0, with more coming soon (we’ll keep this post updated):
Note: If there is more than one download option, that likely means that you need to download and install the October bug fix update for your Nexus device before you can actually update to Marshmallow.
Nexus 5: from 5.1.1 to 6.0: hammerhead MRA58K from LMY48M
from 5.1.1 to 5.1.1: shamu LMY48T from LMY48M (International) from 5.1.1 to 5.1.1: shamu LVY48H from LVY48F (Project Fi) from 5.1.1 to 5.1.1: shamu LYZ28M from LYZ28K (T-Mobile) from 5.1.1 to 5.1.1: shamu LMY48W from LMY48M (Verizon) (Nothing yet!) from 5.1.1 to 6.0: shamu MRA58K from LMY48T (Nothing yet!) from 5.1.1 to 6.0: shamu MRA58K from LMY48W (Nothing yet!) from 5.1.1 to 6.0: shamu MRA58K from LVY48H (Nothing yet!) from 5.1.1 to 6.0: shamu MRA58K from LYZ28M (Nothing yet!)
Nexus 7 2013 WiFi: from 5.1.1 to 6.0: razor MRA58K from LMY48M
Nexus 7 2013 LTE: from 5.1.1 to 6.0: razorg MRA58K from LMY48P
Nexus Player: from 5.1.1 to 6.0: fugu MRA58K from LMY48N
If you’re not quite sure what to do with these OTA images, we have a convenient guide already written. It’s probably best for those who aren’t as experienced to just wait for the OTA to actually hit their device in the coming weeks, however, as it will be dropping relatively soon (if it isn’t available and waiting in your Settings app already).
(h/t to Android Police for
a couple several of these!)