How To Update Nexus Device To Android 7.0 Nougat Right Away

Now that Android Nougat has been rolled out to all the compatible devices, however it will hang some days for the over the air (OTA)update notification. The fresh  mobile operating system version will work on some of the Nexus devices, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One). The Nexus devices supported include Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 (WiFi and LTE), and Nexus Player.

For the unique reason you get a nexus device, it may be the 100% stock Android experience, however it most likely to get the newest software first. And when Google works on major updates to Android, it will come quickly to the supported Nexus devices first.

At this moment, there is no Factory Images. Only OTA image is available. Or you may attend the Android Beta Programme to get the OTA update on your device.

KingoRoot will show you how to manually update your Nexus.

The supported device is listed below.

  • Nexus 6P: NRD90M
  • Nexus 5X: NRD90M
  • Pixel C: NRD90M
  • Nexus 6: Coming soon
  • Nexus Player: Coming soon
  • Nexus 9 (LTE): Coming soon
  • Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi): Coming soon
  • General Mobile 4G: Coming soon

The things you need to do before you start is listed below.

  • With the device powered on
  • USB debugging enabled
  • Unlocked bootloader

Unlocking your Nexus' bootloader will factory reset your device, so backup your device first. execute:

adb reboot recovery

Hold Power button and press Volume Up once, and a menu will be shown. Select the option of

Apply update from ADB

Run the following command:

adb sideload ota

where (ota is replaced with the zip file downloaded and verified.

Once the update finishes, you should reboot the phone by choosing:

Reboot the system now