Today Google started rolling February 2018 security patch update for Nexus 6P and 5X supported devices. The update has started to roll as we speak. The software version bumps to OPM5.171019.015 for the Nexus 6P as well as the Nexus 5X. Now you can install the Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch on Google Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X by either OTA (Over the air) or via flashing the factory image given below.
The Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch is currently rolling via OTA. It will seed in batches to the users. You will receive the OTA update anytime soon on your phone. If not, then simply check for the OTA update manually by following the below-given instructions.
Still not received the update? Read the below instructions to check the OTA update manually.
Go to Settings –> System menu –> System Update —> Now tap on the Check for Update option. This way you can check if you have the OTA update on your phone. If you have the Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch, then hit the download button to start the upgrade process.
In case if no update has been received, then don’t get panic. Below we have shared both the OTA and Factory image links for the Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch. Now you can download the Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch by following the below step by step instructions to update Nexus device to February Security Patch for 2018. So what are you waiting for? Start the upgrade process to keep your device safe from the malware.
Download Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch
Here are the official download links for the Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch.
- Nexus 6P OPM5.171019.015 February Patch | Factory Image | OTA
- Nexus 5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch | Factory Image | OTA
Steps to Install Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch
For installing the OTA Update on your device, you need to follow the below steps. Also, make sure download the required tools and drivers on your PC.
- Charge your phone for 70% and more.
- Download the latest USB Drivers on your PC.
- Download and Install the ADB and Fastboot tool. For Mac, follow this
- Take a full backup on your phone before doing any procedure.
Follow this link to install the latest Nexus 6P/5X February Patch OTA via ADB Sideload Method.
Steps to Install OPM5.171019.015 Update on Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X via Factory image:
We don’t usually recommend this method to a newbie. So make sure you know what you are doing. Follow the pre-requisite before trying this method. With this method, you can flash the full factory images on your Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X
- First, Enable the USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on your device. Video Here on How to Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking
- You need to Unlock Bootloader on Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X
- Download and Install the ABD and Fastboot drivers on your windows/MAC.
Process to installation
Step-1 open the ADB fastboot folder on your PC. It may there either on your desktop or C:/ADB i.e. Windows C drive.
Step-2 Next step is to extract the files of OPM5.171019.014 and move the files to ADB folder.
Step-3 Now in the same ADB fastboot folder, press and hold the ‘Shift” key and right-click on anywhere inside the folder to select ‘Open command window here.’
Step-3 In the command prompt windows need to enter a command for which your phone has to be connected to your computer system. The command is as follow:
Step-6 Using the following command boot your handset into bootloader mode.
adb reboot bootloader
Step-7 Your phone will now automatically reboot itself into the bootloader mode
Step-8 now begin the installation of OPM5.171019.015 on your Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. Firstly, open the Android 8.1 files that are present in the folder of ADB and simultaneously locate the flash-all script. To run the files double click on it to begin the installing process on your phone.
Step-9 You will be asked to press any key to exit as soon as you are through with flashing the OPM5.171019.014 build. Please do not exit from the terminal unless you are asked to do so.
Step-10 Lastly, all you need to do is reboot your Android device. Now you will be running the latest Google Android Security patch level for January 2018 on Nexus device.
So, that’s all about it. Go get the latest Nexus 6P/5X OPM5.171019.015 February Patch and keep your device secured.
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