Install Android 7.1 Nougat on Nexus 6P with Nitrogen OS ROM

One of the virtues that Nexus device has is its quick update to the most current versions of Android that Google releases on the market, which are distributed by OTA and factory images so that we can install it manually if we modified the device firmware.

One such device that has been recently updated to Android 7.0 Nougat is the Nexus 6P. update joined this team great innovations that improved their performance. So far everyone is happy, but if you are a rebel and want to try a completely customized OS for your device, you’re in the right place.

nexus 6p nitrogen os

The ROM we are talking about here is Nitrogen OS, which is based on Android 7.1 Nougat and designed for the Nexus 6P with all the features that Google has introduced in the latest version of Android.

Before installing the ROM on your Nexus 6P, it is important to backup your EFS folder for your respective Nandroid Backup, allowing you to restore your device if something goes wrong with the installation.

As a prerequisite your Nexus 6P must be rooted, have an advanced recovery and of course, have the bootloader unlocked.

To install the OS ROM on your Nexus Nitrogen 6P, you will have to first download the ROM and then download the gapps and follow these steps:

  • Enter Recovery Mode
  • Perform Wipe (Cache, System, Data, Dalvik)
  • Install the ROM
  • Install the gapps
  • Restart

So easy. With the installation of the Nitrogen OS ROM on your Nexus 6P, you’re upgrading to Android 7.1 Nougat with all the features added by the developer. Don’t forget to tell us that what you think of this ROM in the comments section below.

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