Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on your Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi)

Find out How to Install/Flash Android 5.0 Lollipop in your ASUS  Nexus 7 2012 Wifi model with easy method and step by step instructions. In this method we will flash the leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Nexus 2012 Wifi model. The benefit of using Nexus devices is that you get latest Android updates instantly and faster than any other manufacturer. This ROM is leaked version and may or may not be the final stable version for Nexus 2012.



  • There are certain risks of damaging your Android Smartphone while Rooting/Installing Custom/Stock ROM in it. Hence, it is recommended that you proceed at your own risk and we are not to be held responsible even if your Smartphone gets damaged during or after completing the Rooting/Custom/Stock ROM installation process.

Before Your Begin:

  • This method is only for Nexus 7 (2012) Wifi Model only.
  • You need to setup ADB Drivers in your PC. Click Here / Mirror to download the ADB Installer. Just download and run it in your Windows based PC/Laptop as Administrator  and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Now download Minimal FastBoot tool from here and then extract the contents to a folder. This is for quick fastboot setup.
  • Download and Install USB Drivers for your Nexus 7 from here.
  • Enable USB Debugging in your device. Click Here if you don’t know how to enable USB Debugging.
  • Create a backup of all your important data and contacts.

Download Required Files:

How To Install Android 5.0 In Nexus 7:

  • First of all follow all the instructions given above step by step.
  • Download the Stock ROM Image and extract it.
  • Now open the extract Stock ROM folder and you’ll find a .zip file extract it too.
  • Now copy all this files in Fastboot folder which you have setup.
  • Turn off your device and boot it into Fastboot mode by holding the ‘Power + Volume Down’ button for 2-3 seconds when you switch the device On.
  • Connect your device to PC with USB cable (Make sure USB Drivers are installed properly and USB Debugging is enabled).
  • Now open the fastboot folder where all Image files are copied. Now hold shift and Right click on an empty space within that folder. From the right click menu, click on ‘Open Command Window Here’.
  • Now enter the following commands one by one in the command prompt window (replace thebold ‘filename’ with the name of the file that you extracted):

[alert type=white ]fastboot flash bootloader bootloader-filename.img[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot reboot-bootloader[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot flash radio radio-filename.img[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot reboot-bootloader[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot flash system system.img[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot reboot-bootloader[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot flash userdata userdata.img[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot flash recovery recovery.img[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot flash boot boot.img[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot erase cache[/alert]

[alert type=white ]fastboot flash cache cache.img[/alert]

That’s it!! You have Android 5.0 Lollipop in your Nexus 2012 now..Enjoy 😀

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