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How to Disable the Forced Encryption on Android 5.0 Lollipop – XDA TV

The Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 were launched with Android 5.0 Lollipop. In Lollipop Google has kindly made encryption on with no way to disable it. This is a great thing for security, however some people are complaining about slownessIn this episode, XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx takes some time to show you how to...

Android 5.0 Lollipop Overview for Nexus Devices – XDA TV

We've showed you how to install Google factory images on your Nexus devices before. Now the latest factory images are of the new Android 5.0 Lollipop. A lot of excitement have been buzzin around Lollipop. With its Material Design and other great improvements. Continuous improvement is a good thing. What if you are not ready...

Lollipop Images for Nexus 5, 7, 10, .NET Open Sourced! – XDA TV

Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 are now available! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Sony bringing Lollipop to the Sony Xperia L, and be sure the check...

Android 5.0 Lollipop Beginning to Arrive

Last month, Google unveiled the latest iteration of its operating system, Android 5.0 Lollipop (LRX21M), accompanied by the Nexus 9 and the Nexus 6 reference devices. Despite the unveiling, no official date for the OTA rollout was given. However, "Lollipop Day" was later confirmed for today, November 3rd through various means. And to top things off, Google...

How to Unlock and Root a Nexus Device – XDA TV

It is official--Google has released the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9. The Nexus family is growing, and as we all know the great part of a Nexus device is that you can customize it to your heart's content. While rooting, unlocking, and installing a custom recovery on a Nexus device is easy, sometimes you...

How to Factory Reset and Unroot a Nexus Device – XDA TV

If you spend any amount of time reading or hanging out in the XDA Developers Forums, you will hear people talking about bricking the device. They warn you to be careful because doing this wrong could brick your device. The rumors of the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are swirling. With a Google event in the...

2013 Nexus 7 Factory Images and Driver Binaries Available

Just a few days back, we covered the unfortunate news that official restore images for the new 2013 Nexus 7 were not yet available. Much speculation pointed towards Qualcomm as the underlying cause for the delay, given that such a trend was observed on previous Qualcomm-based Nexus devices. Thankfully, either due to a change of...

New Nexus 7 Factory Images Not Available; JBQ Leaves AOSP

Now that's a doozy, isn't it? Before proceeding, let's take a moment for that to better sink in. In addition to support from the AOSP, one of the hallmarks of the Nexus program has traditionally been the availability of factory restore images. This is more than a simple convenience for Nexus device owners. Rather, it...