The Nexus 7 (2013) was released and available to purchase in July 2013 with collaboration of Asus and Google. It has GSM / HSPA / LTE technology with 2GM RAM along with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro processor. It has Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) operating system but later was updated to Android Marshmallow 6.0. Now we got a good news for all the Nexus 7 users. We bring you the good news that you can now update your Nexus 7 tablet to Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nougat Custom Firmware.
This is not an official release by ASUS so you will need to enter the clockworkmode custom recovery to flash the zipped ROM file and GAAPS on to your Nexus 7 tablet. We will give you a quick and simple tutorial on how to do that, and also how to update your tablet onto the Resurrection Remix Nougat Custom Firmware of Android 7.1.2 Nougat. So lets get started.
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There are few of warnings before you start the installation. It is important to keep these warnings in mind before you start the process.
- You will loose your warranty contract with your seller if you continue with this installation(in case something goes wrong). Your seller won’t cover you for the damage done to your device in case something goes wrong.
- AndroidIOSPack will not be held responsible for any damage done to your device.
- This tutorials is only for ASUS Google Nexus 7(2013) tablet. No other device should be used to update with this tutorial.
Here are some essential steps we advice our readers to take before they commence the update. These steps are very important can save you a lot of time and trouble.
- 1- First off all you will have to fully backup you deceive.
- 2- Download ASUS USB drivers.
- 3- Enable USB Debugging mode to help connecting your tablet to your computer.
- 4- Make sure you battery is charged up to at least 85-90 percent.
- 5- Your tablet should have ClockwrokMod recovery installed.
How to Upgrade Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nougat Custom Firmware on Nexus 7(2013)
Step 1- Download both files mentioned in essential downloads on to your personal computer.
Step 2- Connect your Nexus 7 tablet with your personal computer using a USB cable.
Step 3- Copy the files you downloaded in step 1 on to your device’s SD card root. Remember not to save it in any folder of your device. It has to be saved in the SD card of your device.
Step 4- Disconnect the USB cable from your personal computer and turn your device off.
Step 5- Turn your Nexus 7 device on, pressing the power & volume up and down keys altogether. This will enable the device’s Bootloader mode. Click the bootloader option.
Step 6- Once you in Bootloader mode, look for recovery option and click on it. This click will take you in ClockworkMod recovery.
Step 7- Tap “wipe data/factory reset” from the options showing on your Nexus 7 screen by clicking the power button.
Step 8- Next Tap on “wipe cache partition”.
Step 9- You might as well do a dalvik wipe cache by tapping on Advance Menu and then selecting “Wipe Dalvik Cache” to save yourself from tiny errors or bootloops.
Step 10- Head back into recovery mode and select option “install zip from SD card” by tapping on it, use your volume keys to navigate the file to the downloaded zip file of Android 7.1.2 ROM zip file you copied on your device’s SD card and start the installation process by selecting it.
Step 11- Head back to “+++++Go Back+++++” option, tap on it and then select “reboot system now” option by tapping on it to reboot your Nuxus 7 device.
It may take few minutes to reboot and when your phone turns back on your will have the Android 7.1.2 ResurrectionRemix Nougat Firmware installed on your Nexus 7 tablet.