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    How to Install Android N Developer Preview on Nexus 6P

    Huawei Nexus 6P was launched last year along with LG Nexus 5X with latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, since they both are under Google's banner. Now since we known Android N is the big thing, Nexus devices are the first to get it, as always. Recently we saw how to update Nexus 5X to Android N Developer Preview, let's find out how you can get your Nexus 6P too to Android N. But first, lets find out the Requirements to carry out the process.


    • Download ADB & Fastboot and save it on your desktop.
    • Download Android N Developer Preview Image for Nexus 6P and save it on desktop too.
    • Backup the entire phone data safely somewhere before starting the process or you may loose it.
    • Download Nexus 6P USB Driver and install it on your PC.
    • Charge up the phone enough so that it wont get drained during the process.
    • Make sure your Nexus 6P's Bootloader is unlocked.
    • Enable USB Debugging from Settings > Developer Option > Enable USB Debug.

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    Re: How to Install Android N Developer Preview on Nexus 6P

    Android N Developer Preview Installation Process:

    • First of all installed the downloaded USB Driver on your computer
    • Extracting Adb & Fastbook in a folder on your desktop.
    • Extract the Android N package (NPC56K folder) to the same folder where ADB is extracted.
    • Now boot your Nexus 6P in Bootloader Mode by turning off the phone and then Press and Hold 'Volume Down + Power key' until you see Bootloader Mode on the phone screen.
    • Connect the phone with PC where all the files are kept. make sure you use properly working USB cable.
    • Now from the extracted folder, double click flash-all.bat to run it.
    • Now that will take some time to complete the installation process, on its own. You dont need to do anythine to leave the phone and PC for a while.
    • Once the process is completed, your phone will reboot itself. That's it. Your Nexus 6P would be running on Android N Developer Preview 2

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