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How to Flash Google Nexus 7 (2013)

Earlier on when Google  Nexus 7 (2013) was released we published a post to show our readers the features, specifications and price of this most adorable Google  device called Nexus 7 (2013). As well as how you can perform a hard or soft reset when your Nexus 7 (2013) becomes unresponsive or should you choose to give to someone else with no data in it.


Usually, a hard or soft reset with the guide provided for Google  Nexus 7 (2013)is supposed to fix any possible software issue you might be experiencing with your Google  Nexus 7 (2013) or other similar android devices that the quick fixing guide for issues like camera, Bluetooth, SIM, Wi-Fi, YouTube or other malfunction could solve. But if you have tried that already and it failed then, you should probably opt-in for formatting in this case I will show you how to use SP Flash Tool to format your Nexus 7 (2013).


Steps on how to flash Google  Nexus 7 (2013) with SP Flash Tool:

·         Download the stock ROM of Google  Nexus 7 (2013).

·         As usual you need to place your phone on charge till it is charged not less than 50 percent before you process else you phone might not wake up even after formatting.

·         Next you will have to follow the instruction of using a Smart Phone Flash Tool as explained here.


Stock Firmware

·         Stock Firmware flashing can be applied to Unbrick your Google  Nexus 7 (2013)

·         Stock ROM flashing can be applied to fix Bootloop issues.

·         Stock Firmware flashing can be applied to either upgrade or downgrade your Google  Nexus 7 (2013)

·         It can be applied to unroot or fix bugs on your Google  Nexus 7 (2013).

·         To fix stutter or lag on your Google  Nexus 7 (2013)

·         Stock firmware flashing is effective in solving software issues of Google  Nexus 7 (2013).

·         Stock firmware flashing can be applied to revert back to the stock of your Google  Nexus 7 (2013) to gain your warranty.


Just before you follow the tips below to upgrade or downgrade your Google  Nexus 7 (2013). Do a backup of your personal data:

·         Setup an auto or carry out a manual backup regularly of your Google  Nexus 7 (2013) following our guide here with data or Wi-Fi connection.

·         You can also backup your Google  Nexus 7 (2013) offline – without internet connection following the steps provided here.


Tips to Remember:

i.                     This update is meant for Google  Nexus 7 (2013) users only.

ii.                   Be sure to try the other method of installing stock firmware if yours have unlocked Bootloader issue.

iii.                 TWRP Recovery is a good alternative on how to upgrade your device if you don’t want to do it the normal way. Here is a post on TWRP Recovery.

iv.                 THEUPSPOT is in no way responsible for any damage you might have on your Google  Nexus 7 (2013) while installing the update.

v.                   The usual upgrade steps require the use of PC or Laptop to carry out the firmware flashing.

vi.                 Ensure that you have an updated and working USB drivers installed.


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