How To Install Leaked Lollipop Factory Image on your Nexus 7 2012


Google Nexus 7 is on the list of devices who will get an official update of latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update. But every wants to know when, even i want to know. Well i have a good news for Nexus 7 2012 WiFi you can have the early fun with Leaked Lollipop Factory Image. In the following guide I’ll tell you how to install Leaked Lollipop Factory Image on your Nexus 7 2012 . This what i like most about Google he never leaves his devices behind, but other manufacture don’t work like this. Lets get back to the topic this is a leaked Rom with the build number LRX21 for the Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi), might be the final ‘stable’ ROM we’ve been waiting for. Let us start the guide on how to install Leaked Lollipop Factory Image on your Nexus 7.

Before starting the guide you have to download the following things. As we all know that installing a factory image is not that easy so we have to take all the necessary steps before proceeding.


  • Download the Factory Image: Google  or  Mega
  • Setup the ADB drivers for Android. [ Here ]
  • Download Minimal FastBoot tool from here.
  • USB Drivers Download these.
  • Enable USB debugging.
  • Backup your device.

How To Install Leaked Lollipop Factory Image on your Nexus 7 2012:

Step 1: Unzip the downloaded factory image.

Step 2: Open the factory image and you’ll find another zip file. Unzip it too.

Step 3: Copy the extracted files to the fastboot folder.

Step 4: If you are using Minimal Fastboot folder, go to that and paste it.

Step 5: Reboot your Nexus 7 to the fastboot mode.

Step 6: hold the ‘Power + Volume Down’ button for 2-3 seconds.

Step 7: Connect your device with PC.

Step 8: Goto Fastboot folder and hold shift key + Right Click.

Step 9: Choose Open Command Window Here from the menu.

Step 10: Now enter following commands in the same order.

fastboot flash bootloader bootloader-filename.img
fastboot reboot-bootloader
fastboot flash radio radio-filename.img
fastboot reboot-bootloader
fastboot flash system system.img
fastboot reboot-bootloader
fastboot flash userdata userdata.img
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot erase cache
fastboot flash cache cache.img

That’s it, you have finally installed Android 5.0 Lollipop on your Nexus 7 2012. If you face any kind of issue regarding this guide kindly do tell me in comments.

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