How to flash Factory Image on Google Nexus Smartphone


Nexus Smartphone user welcome, you are on the right page this page is will guide on how to flash your stock rom on your Nexus device using Windows Computer very fast with out errors what so ever.

Requirements: Your Google Nexus device should have at least 50-70 percent of battery to perform the flashing process this make the device no to shout down when flashing the stock rom

Read the step twice or more before en-backing on the flashing to avoid any damage on device

Flash stock ROM (firmware) on Google Nexus Device

Step 1: Download and install USB drivers on your computer.

Step 2: Download for  MacWindows and install Minimal ADB and fastboot tool on your computer.
Extract the contents of the ADB/Fastboot ZIP file inside a new folder
called ‘google’ on your desktop. Extract and transfer the contents of
the factory image inside this folder as well. The list of files will
include a ZIP file containing the codename of your Android device, two
files with “flash-all” names, and a bootloader image file. All the
extracted contents of the factory image should be inside the same folder
as the ADB and Fastboot file, otherwise you will get a file not found

Step 3: Download the Google Nexus Stock ROM for your Nexus device.

Step 4:
After You done Downloading your device Rom, create a folder on your desktop and extract the file into the folder your created on your compute.  After extracting you will  to see the following files:
google nexus files
Step 5: Enable the USB Debugging on your Nexus Device. To do that go to Open Settings & then Developers Option & look for USB Debugging  in the option listed & Tick to enable you are good.

(Developers Option is hidden for Android 4.2.2 or above, to show this option Go to Settings & About Phone > Built Number (Tap on it for 5-8 times).

Nexus 6 USB Debugging

Step 6: Put, your device Nexus Device Power off.

Power Off Nexus 6

Step 7: Boot your device into the ADB mode. To do that press and hold Volume Up + Volume Down + Power for 7-10 seconds until adb mode is enabled.

Step 8: After the above, Connect your Device to the computer using the good data cable.

Connect Android Device Computer

Step 9: Now, you need to unlock the bootloader (it can be locked later). To unlock the bootloader, Open MAF32.exe or py_cmd.exe from the Minimal ADB and fastboot folder (C:Program FilesMinimal ADB and Fastboot).

minimal adb files
Step 10: Once, Command Window is launched, Give the following command: fastboot oem unlock

Step 11: Now, you will be able to see warning message on your device screen, Using your Volume UP button Select Yes to Continue.

unlock nexus bootloader

Step 12: Your device bootloader is unlocked you can now flash the firmware to your device.
To flash the firmware, Go to the extracted files and open flash-all.bat
google nexus files flash
Step 13: Now, flashing process will begin, and it will hardly take 5-10 minutes to complete.

Step 14: To lock the bootloader again, Open py_cmd.exe from the Minimal ADB and fastboot folder (C:Program FilesMinimal ADB and Fastboot). And give the following command: fastboot oem lock


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