In case you didn’t recognize, Google is tricky at paintings solving damaged stuff, and one large vulnerability has sparked a quick monitor OTA to mend it. That vulnerability is Stagefright, a multimedia library whose errant code could allow a hacker to take control of your phone through merely sending an MMS video.
Google announced updates for nearly all modern Nexus devices and introduced a software that might convey us per month safety patches, and at the same time as the OTA handiest unfold to a couple of in restricted shape it’s now going out over-the-air to a much broader vary of folks.
With that, the OTA hyperlinks for the update have began doping up for a couple of units. These hyperlinks may also be dropped onto your tool’s garage and flashed over the up to date construct, although in the event you’re on a customized ROM or anything else rather than the up to date legitimate firmware you’ll need to steer clear of this because it is probably not suitable. This is antagonistic to flashing factory images, so one can set your software to an running state equivalent to while you first took it out of the field (so don’t use the ones for those who don’t need to lose any knowledge).
Remember that you simply’ll need to flash those atop suitable builds, so make sure to double test your present construct and ensure it’s what you wish to have to be on. Here are the hyperlinks and their respective improve paths:
- Nexus 4 LMY48I from LMY47V
- Nexus 5 LMY48I from LMY48B
- Nexus 6 LMY48I from LMY47Z
- Nexus 6 (Project Fi) LVY48E from LVY48C
- Nexus 6 (T-Mobile) LYZ28J from LYZ28E
- Nexus 10 LMY48I from LMY47V
We’re nonetheless digging for hyperlinks to the OTA information for Nexus 7 and Nexus 9 devices, so remember to test again periodically as we glance to update this publish with the products. Need lend a hand on flashing those? The helpful and friendly souls at AndroidForums.com are more than happy to help, so prevent through and drop a line!