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post #241 of 251 (permalink) Old 2015-05-06, 09:25 PM
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Mine is also a 2012 and had no problems with the install. It took a few minutes to download, then rebooted. The thing that took most of the time was updating 112 apps.

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post #242 of 251 (permalink) Old 2015-05-06, 09:28 PM
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I just glanced over. 123 apps.
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Mine to, but well worth it. It took 3 updates but finally my tablet is back up to speed!!
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post #244 of 251 (permalink) Old 2015-05-07, 06:41 AM
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I bit the bullet and did the factory reset on mine the day before yesterday. I got 5.1.1 yesterday and it's been much faster since the reset.

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post #245 of 251 (permalink) Old 2015-06-24, 06:09 PM
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To the people that did a reset to their N7 (2012), is it still snappy weeks afterwards? Mine just sits collecting dust but I am thinking of rolling it back to KitKat if Lollipop is still knackered. Or a reset if it is actually a long term solution. Most posts I see say after a few days to a week it is back to freezing on FB and Chrome.
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post #246 of 251 (permalink) Old 2015-06-24, 07:34 PM
 
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Mine has slowed down again. I wish there was a easy way to go back to kitkat.
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post #247 of 251 (permalink) Old 2015-08-08, 01:26 AM
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Back in this thread. My Nexus 2013 has been performing very well since the factory reset. However, I use the Nova launcher instead of the Google one. Snappy and very good battery life. Recently flew to Japan and the N7 endured the 11hrs flight playing movies, TV shows and music without problems.
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post #248 of 251 (permalink) Old 2016-03-03, 10:24 AM
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About a week ago I dusted my 2012 Nexus 7 off and decided to rollback to kitkat.

Wow! It is like having a brand new tablet again. I just need to resist the temptation in hitting the system update notification.

Battery life, especially in stand-by, has been phenomenal. For now I am keeping it lean with just a few apps (most of my paid apps) but I don't expect any issue as my other Acer tablet is running the same OS and is less powerful and is snappy.

For reference I has previously tried everything mentioned in this thread but the slowness eventually kept coming back under lollipop.
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post #249 of 251 (permalink) Old 2016-03-03, 07:33 PM
 
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Might just check this out since mine is virtually useless of late.

Can anyone offer up the short version of how to roll back to kitkat?!
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post #250 of 251 (permalink) Old 2016-03-03, 10:34 PM
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This is the link I used.

How to Downgrade Android 5.0 to Android 4.4

Here are the steps. Details in the link. Good luck.

download the Android factory image
Install ADB
turn on USB Debugging mode
boot the Nexus into a bootloader menu
unlock the device
wipe the cache and perform a factory reset
restart in bootloader mode
type flash command
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post #251 of 251 (permalink) Old 2016-03-04, 11:44 AM
 
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tu upgrade/downgrade or anything else have a look at:

WugFresh

great tool for anything called Nexus.
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