Google has released the latest Android 7.1.2 N2G47W Nougat for Nexus 6P. Users are waiting to update their phone to this latest version of the android reason being that it comes with the major security update. It also fixes several bugs that were present in the previous version. Besides these two things, there is not much difference. Nonetheless, if it is important to update your phone to the latest Android 7.1.2 N2G47O in order to get rid of software bugs.
Below we have made a tutorial that will you root your 6P to Android 7.1.2 N2G47W Nougat to Official Factory Image.
These things are very important, make sure you have done them all before you got on with the rooting process.
Nexus 6P USB Driver:
Make sure that you have installed the latest 6P USB drivers on your system. They are very important for the updating process.
ADB & Fastboot:
Make sure you have ADB & Fastboot installed and configured in your Nexus device.
Making a backup of your phone is also very important. In case something goes wrong during the updating process, a backup would ensure that your data isn’t lost. Once, you get your phone back, all you have to do is stored the backed-up data.
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How to install Android 7.1.2 N2G47O on 6P using the official Factory Image:
Below are the instructions that will help you update your phone. But there are a couple of things that you need to remember..
You can update only Huawei Nexus 6P using this tutorial, also make sure that the phone is running on Android 7.1.2 N2G47O. The tutorial might not be effective for any other variant of the phone.
6P bootloader should be unlocked. Because if it is not already unlocked, installing the factory image of Android 7.1.2 N2G47O on your phone will remove all the data from it.
Step 1- Start with downloading the Factory Image of the Android 7.1.2 N2G47W on your computer.
Step 2- Connect your PC to your 6P via USB cable.
Step 3- Your fastboot should be properly installed as well as configured on your system.
Step 4- Switch off your smartphone.
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Step 5- Turn it back on by pressing and holding the Power Button along with the Volume Down and the Volume up button until you are able to see the start on top. Now your phone is in the fastboot mode.
Step 6- Download and extract the file in your system. It does not matter where you do it. After that, you need to go to the angler-N2G47W and copy all the files. You then need to paste these files in the fastboot directory.
Note: if you have setup your fastboot via our tutorial, there are high chances that your fastboot directory is going to be the platform-tools located in the SDK directory of your android.
Step 7– From the factory image files, perform the below steps. These steps depend upon the operating system that you are using.
Linux: Run file “flash-all.sh”.
Mac: Run file “flash-all.sh” using Terminal
Window: Run file “flash-all.bat”.
You have done your work, now wait and see until the process is finished. Once it is completed, the phone will reboot and it might take up to 5 minutes. So, you need to wait.
That’s it guys, you are done. You can now enjoy the latest version of rooted android on your mobile phone.
Also don’t forget to root your mobile with help of our simple and easy tutorial on How to root Nexus P6 on Android 7.1.2 N2G47W Nougat Official Firmware.