The latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MTC20F / MOB30W update has arrived from Google and it carries this month’s security patch – August 1st 2016. These new builds for the Nexus smartphones don’t bring any major change but just act as maintenance updates with the highlight being the mentioned security patch. Android 7.0 Nougat is expected to come around some time this month as well so these builds might be the last of what we see of Marshmallow on Nexus line of smartphones and tablets. Also, this gives other Android software partners an opportunity to integrate the latest security patch in their respective releases. All of Nexus devices which have received Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update will be receiving this one as well. These devices are Nexus 6P, 5X, 6, 5, 7 (2013) and 9. Below you will find direct download links to MTC20F / MOB30W update for compatible devices.
This build will include all of the security patches up to the date, June 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 MTC20F / MOB30W build carries the August 1st Secuirty patch. The bulk of the August 1 patch focuses on vulnerabilities in Mediaserver, which includes remote code execution, elevation of privilege, information disclosure, and denial of service vulnerabilities. Information disclosure vulnerabilities were also resolved in OpenSSL, camera APIs, SurfaceFlinger, and Wifi
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MTC20F / MOB30W for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Pixel C
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 Pixel C.
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MTC20F for Nexus 6P: angler-mtc20f-factory-d62de11e.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MTC20F for Nexus 5X: bullhead-mtc20f-factory-b85029e5.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MOB30Y for Nexus 5: hammerhead-mob30y-factory-7f05cd7f.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MOB30W for Nexus 6: shamu-mob30w-factory-df0677d3.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MOB30W for Nexus 9: volantis-mob30w-factory-ca056581.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MOB30X for Nexus 7 (2013): razor-mob30x-factory-a2a73e87.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MXC89L for Pixel C: ryu-mxc89l-factory-80421b2e.tgz