Android 5.0.1, update on Nexus 5 and Nexus 6

The process of updating Nexus smartphones with Android 5.0.1 seems to be completed. Following the line of updates Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 became the last to receive the version 5.0.1 of Android Lollipop. The latest update makes the Android Lollipop more stable in its features.
The updating process on existing Nexus devices begins this month. Nexus tablets were first to receive the update, followed by Nexus smartphones. Among these the Nexus 9, Nexus 10 and the Nexus 7 Wifi-only were the earliest to receive the update. However, Nexus 5 remains at the end of the circle. And now we have almost Nexus devices Updated with Android 5.0.1.

Following the line of updates T-Mobile come up with similar steps for the latest Nexus 6. T-Mobile after receiving the update has just started to push it to both Nexus 5 and Nexus 6. This push is however not officially announced by Google though you can check your Nexus smartphone for update.

For checking the update, you can head to Settings on your Nexus device; there you can find About Phone option by sweeping down and then the option for System update. Hopefully you are among the lucky users who can avail the amazing features of Android Lollipop.
This new Android update with build number LXR22C was seen early in this month. The update soon appeared on Google’s support page as Factory Image. Initially it was not present for Nexus 5. It took Google one week to make the update available for Nexus 5 than the Nexus 6 and Nexus 4. By now Nexus 5 is not anymore behind the others.

The complete update is now made available in both Factory image and Binaries for compatible devices. Google has almost completed the availability of this update to all the Nexus carriers. T-Mobile remains on the front to bring these updates to Nexus 6 along with Nexus 5. Apart from T-Mobile other carriers are yet to get through the new update.

The Lollipop version of Android has been impressive with its enterprise friendly security features and simpler WebView. However apart form its fresh look and improvements it faced certain bugs. The new update had made it more stable with less issues. Now while using Android Lollipop your Nexus 5 or 6 will especially not be facing the issues regarding accidental factory resetting and security wipe. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Read about our Affiliates Disclosure Policy here.