Following February, we now have Android 6.0.1 MMB29V Marshmallow update available for all compatible Nexus devices. In an urge to make Android more secure and reliable, Google has started with Monthly security patches. You can install these updates over the air and also through downloading the firmware and manually flashing it. You would not be able to point any difference as the changes all rely in the code base. This update will come to whole of the Nexus line which is running Android 6.0 Marshmallow right now. Briefly speaking, the new Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 9 will be able to install Android 6.0.1 MMB29V update. The OTA(Over-the-air) update will arrive shortly but if you want to apply this immediately, you can use this post to download the firmware and install manually.
This build will include all of the security patches up to the date, February 1st. Also, SDK images have been updated which means you can visit the SDK manager and update your virtual machines as well. As we mentioned before, on device update through OTA will arrive a bit later so for immediate installation, download the image from the given links.
Here is a brief changelog we have been able to find about the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow release:
The latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V build brings many, many new emojis that users have been waiting to get on Android for a while now. Not just that, this latest Marshmallow update also includes the latest security patches that Google promised to release every month. For now, we don’t see any new major features in this OS update, other than very minor updates here and there.
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player
Here are the direct links to download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player.
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V for Nexus 6P: angler-mmb29v-factory-b7f62e52.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MHC19J for Nexus 5X: bullhead-mhc19j-factory-ef8341a4.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V for Nexus 5: hammerhead-mmb29v-factory-62a68ee9.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V for Nexus 6: shamu-mmb29v-factory-0b4a53f0.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V for Nexus 7 (2013): razor-mmb29v-factory-80cca7f5.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V for Nexus 9: volantis-mmb29v-factory-d4ad9261.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29V for Nexus Player: fugu-mmb29v-factory-2db4c688.tgz