How long will your Nexus device be supported?


Google releases Android Nexus EOL dates

Android version updates

These Nexus devices get the latest version of Android directly from Google:

Nexus 5X

Nexus 6P

Nexus 6

Nexus 5

Nexus 4

Nexus 9

Nexus 7

Nexus 10

After an update is available, it can take up to two weeks to reach your device. Based on your carrier, it may take longer than two weeks after release to get an update.

Security patches

Nexus devices get updates for security issues documented in our Public Nexus Security Bulletins.

To see when your device last got a security patch:

Open your device’s Settings app Settings.

Scroll to the bottom and tap About phone or About tablet.

Under “Android security patch level,” see the date of your device’s latest security patch.

How long your Nexus will get updates

After a certain period, Google can no longer guarantee that a device will get version updates or security patches.

Nexus devices receive:

Android version updates

For at least two years from when the device became available on the Google Store.

Security patches

For the longer of 3 years from availability or 18 months from when the Google Store last sold the device.

Device

No guaranteed Android version updates after

Nexus 6P

September 2017

Nexus 5X

September 2017

Nexus 9

October 2016

Nexus 6

October 2016

Nexus 5

October 2015

Nexus 7 (2013)

July 2015

Nexus 10

November 2014

Android nexus

EOL’ed

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