Nexus 7 2013
Nexus 7 and Nexus 5 devices have reported instability issues with some even getting bricked at times after the installation of the Android 5.0.2 OTA updateGoogle

Google's Android Lollipop OS update which recently started seeding to older Nexus devices such as the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 is yet again reported to cause issues to these devices.

According to a 9to5Google report, that quotes Google forum posts by Nexus owners, Nexus devices, predominantly the Nexus 7 and Nexus 5, have reported instability issues with some even getting bricked at times.

As per a particular Google Forum post, a user's Nexus 7 2013 purchased recently was reported to be bricked on the Google Screen, post installing the Android Lollipop OS update.

Besides, multiple Nexus 7 users have reported, via Twitter, that their devices got bricked after installing the Android 5.0.2 OTA update.

Here are some of the tweets posted by Nexus 7 users, post installation of the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OS update:

Nexus 5 also affected?

The 9to5Google report also quotes multiple Nexus 5 users who have reported about their handsets getting bricked after installing Google's Android 5.0 update.

However, at this point in time there are no reports about Nexus 4 users having been affected by the "instability bug" post installation of the Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware upgrade.

Besides, it is not known whether the above problems are widespread or confined to specific Nexus 5/Nexus 7 devices.

Therefore, users of Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 who have installed Android Lollipop can check their devices and let us know about the existence of issues, if any, in our comments section below.