How to install Android M on Nexus 5, 6, 9[Guide]

Android releases M dev version for Nexus Devices the latest Android OS. A developing version and which will not have all the functionalities working on your nexus phone. But Android M surely comes with a variety of features with extreme battery life Black and White theme. So please understand the risk before flashing and downloading Android M on your Nexus.

We will provide you with Some Easy Methods and Steps to install android m on nexus 5 ,6,7 that can be done by you, at your own risk and we would not be responsible for any damage caused to your Tablet or device as this ROM is only for Nexus 7.

How to install Android M on Nexus 5, 6, 9

How to install Android M on Nexus 5, 6, 9

Step by Step Guide How to install Android M on Nexus 5, 6, 9[

Method 1

Installing Android M on Nexus 5, 6, 9

Step 1: Download MULTI ROM


Step 2: Download Android M dev preview ROM


Step 3: Install Multi ROM on your NEXUS

Step 4: Boot to Multi ROM recovery mode.

Step 5: Add Rom by Selecting Advance and then selecting Multi Rom

Step 6: Choose the Rom (Android M dev preview rom which was downloaded in the second step)


Now your Nexus Device will restart and load some data’s which might take some time, so be patient and there it goes, enjoy your Android M on Nexus.


Method 2

Flash the image to your device with computer

Step 1: Download the system image for the device.


Step 2: Get a Fast-boot tool.

Step 3: Connect your Nexus in fast-boot mode using the adb tools.

Step 4: Execute the command adb reboot bootloader

Step 5: Press Volume UP + Volume down + Power as the nexus boots up.

Step 6: Open a terminal in the unzipped folder and type in flash-all. This will install the necessary bootloaders.

Step 7: Once the device restarts execute fastboot oem lock to lock the bootloader for security


Method 3


Flashing through MAC and Linux OS

Download the image for your Specific Nexus device.

Nexus 5

Nexus 6

Nexus 9

Nexus Player


Step 1: Open the terminal and extract the file using the command

tar-zxvf volantis-MPZ44Q-preview-d15ad483.tar.gz

Step 2: connect with usb and computer

Step 3: Linux user doesn’t need drivers so in the terminal write these commands.

adb eboot bootloader (this will reboot your device)

Step 4: fastboot oem unlock

Step 5: bash


And there you go; you have successfully flashed Android M on the Nexus Device.

Note: flashing the device will eras your data so please take a backup using Nan droid backup or other Backup app.

Now you can easily install Android M on Nexus 5,67 Enjoy !

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  1. ketemulagi August 13, 2015
    • Kamlesh Nishad August 23, 2015

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