Install 7.1.2 nougat beta for Nexus 6P

Google is back with the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat Beta for the Nexus 6P. We have already seen the 7.1.2 Nougat update for other Google devices including the Nexus 5X, Nexus Player, Pixel C, and the Google Pixel (XL) was released last month. However, the Nexus 6P was left out of the update program. Today, the device is being updated to the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat with firmware build number NPG05F.

Amid all the exciting news about Google releasing the next Android 8.0 O rumored to named as Oreo, the Android 7.1.2 has made it to all the supported Nexus and Pixel lineup. The firmware NPG05F is being rolled out across the globe but the OTA has not been captured yet and neither is the factory image live for the device. In order to receive the official OTA update, go to Settings> About Phone> Software update and check for an OTA notification. You first need to sign up for the Android Public Beta program listed below.

Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta for Nexus 6P

Download and install Android 7.1.2 Nougat NPG05F update for Nexus 6P

The update size is 1.29 GB and you can capture the firmware update by opting into the Android Beta Program by Google. Moreover, if your device is rooted and has a TWRP setup, you can still download and flash the OTA update. However, before doing so, make sure you take a Nandroid backup. Download it and flash the OTA using stock recovery. See how to install OTA updates manually on Nexus devices.

Download Android 7.1.2 Nougat Beta Factory Images and OTA

The factory image for Nexus 6P is not live yet, but you can keep checking the site or just bookmark this post on your browser as it might show up anytime.

Device Download
Nexus 5X

Nexus 6P
“angler” (Coming soon)
Nexus Player
Pixel XL

The factory images are listed above and the Nexus 6P will be linked here. Meanwhile, keep checking the official Nexus 6P Public Beta factory images from Google developer page. Check out how to install Factory Images on Nexus devices (or go to this tutorial ). Stay tuned to us as the factory images might go live anytime. You may like to install the official CyanogenMod 14.1 or Lineage OS 14.1. See 3 ways to root Android Nougat on Nexus and Google Pixel XL.

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  1. FlyOnTheWall Avatar

    Over a week later and still no Factory Image download… Any idea what the hold up could be?

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