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How to update your Nexus with the Stagefright security patch

We have already told you on more than one occasion about the most dangerous vulnerability in Android ever found to date. A vulnerability that goes by the name of Stagefright and that would affect practically 95% of Android terminals. If in your case you have a Google terminal, we will teach you how to update your Nexus with the Stagefright security patch.

As I already announced a few days ago when I taught you to take security measures to try to be protected as much as possible from this dangerous vulnerability called Stagefright, I already indicated that Google was working on a security patch that would correct this serious security flaw in all its Nexus terminals. Well this security patch is now available for download for models Nexus 4, 5, 6, 7 (2013), 9 and Nexus 10. So if you have one of these Google Nexus terminals and you want to be safe from Stagefright, I advise you not to miss out on what we are going to tell you here.

How to update your Nexus with the Stagefright security patch

1st – Download the update according to our Nexus model, (factory images)

Nexus 4
Occam LMY48I by LMY47V
Nexus 5
hammer LMY48I from LMY48B
Nexus 6
shamu LMY48I by LMY47Z (International, Sprint, US Cellular, Verizon and AT&T)
shamu LVY48E by LVY48C (Project Fi Only)
shamu LYZ28J from LYZ28E (T-Mobile USA only)
Nexus 7 (2013)
razorg LMY48L from LMY47V (LTE only)
Nexus 9
Volantis LMY48I from LMY47X (Wi-Fi only)
Nexus 10
mantaray LMY48I by LMY47V

Keep in mind that these factory images shared here are those corresponding to the latest released by Google to correct the Stagefright vulnerability in Nexus terminals Commented here, with this I mean that you should not expect any improvement in performance, corrections to any bug or anything new other than covering the fissure or security hole that Stagefright for Android could take advantage of.

2nd – Install the downloaded factory images

To install these factory images for the Nexus terminals that we have explained above, in the list in which the Nexus 7 2012 no longer supported by Google, we will have to have the USB drivers or USB drivers for the Nexus terminals, some drivers that you will be able to download from this same link. As well as having the ADB installed to control our Android from the command terminal.

Then we just have to unzip the downloaded factory image in the ADB folder and follow the instructions here in this post written by my partner Manuel Ramirez explains step by step.

Keep in mind that in this process we are going to leave our Nexus terminal as it came from the factory, so we are going to do a complete formatting of it, so if we want to keep applications, data or anything we have stored on our Nexus we must previously make a backup copy of everything we want to keep.