0

My nexus 7 was showing "update available" but after thinking "You know if it's crap I don't want to deal with it now" (and reading later that there were some problems) I left it, 2 weeks later (a week ago) it came back, and I ignored it.

Now I want to start using Material Design, but the update has gone, have I missed my window? I doubt it but Google's update policy...

Anyway, can I "force" an update?

1

You can direct download the latest factory image here for your device. As far as I know, you need to note several things before force push the update:

  • Power off your device.
  • Enter to recovery mode (Power + Volume up and down buttons simultaneously for a few seconds).
  • Locate the zipped file and extract it to update the version. (May take a while)
  • Reboot

A bit of warning: Doing this will erase your all of your data and apps. Be sure to backup your data before doing this.

I hope this helps you.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.