Flashing Android images

Here we are. Every piece of the puzzle is in place—you can finally move forward to installing your brand new custom Android version onto your device.

Note

As a reminder, we built the so-called stock version of the Android system: you won't find any of the Google apps in here—no YouTube, no Google Play Store.

Nexus 6

After the build process is complete, you will find all the system images you need in the out/target/product/shamu folder:

  • system.img: This is, well, the system image. It contains the whole operating system—Android Framework, system native libraries, and the system utility app, such as Calc or Clock.
  • recovery.img: This image contains what we are going to place in the Recovery partition. It contains a kernel and the ...

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