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    Default Will the Nexus 5 get android updates without activation?

    I'm thinking about getting the Nexus 5 mainly for the price and fastest android updates. I know the phone works without activation with a carrier (t-mobile, sprint, etc.) But without a carrier, will I still get the android updates straight from Google?
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    Default Re: Will the Nexus 5 get android updates without activation?

    You get it straight from Google no matter where you buy it. The nexus 5 at the Google play store or t-mobile /sprint you will get them as they are released

    The only phone that was the exception was the galaxy nexus on Verizon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Closingracer View Post
    You get it straight from Google no matter where you buy it. The nexus 5 at the Google play store or t-mobile /sprint you will get them as they are released

    The only phone that was the exception was the galaxy nexus on Verizon

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    The GNex on sprint as well, though those eventually could be found on Google as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bront View Post
    The GNex on sprint as well, though those eventually could be found on Google as well.
    I forgot that was not my sprint but that as well

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    Default Re: Will the Nexus 5 get android updates without activation?

    The updates come fine from Google over WiFi without a carrier.

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