Here’s how to update Nexus 6 on Android 7.1.1 Nougat latest version. Google has delivered on its promise of pushing Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Nexus 6 smartphone. This latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat has a build number N6F26Q which is available as OTA and factory image. Nexus 6 hadn’t received a major firmware update for a long time, at long last Google has rolled out Android 7.1.1 Nougat N6F26Q for Nexus 6. We have managed to grab official factory image of Android 7.1.1 N6F26Q update for Nexus 6, which you can use to update Nexus 6 on Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware. See below the instructions to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat N6F26Q factory image on Nexus 6 device.
If you are using stock firmware on Nexus 6, you should get official Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware update notification via OTA update. The OTA udpate may not be be available in all countries yet. Those of you who can’t wait to get Android 7.1.1 on Nexus 6, you can manually flash factory images to update Nexus 6 to the latest official Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware. But before moving on to the manual update method, go yourself a favor and check the OTA update as its a quick way of updating to the latest firmware.
Go to Settings > About Device > System Update and check for OTA firmware update notification. If its available, simply tap on the install button to flash the latest update on your Nexus 6. However, in case, the official update is not available via OTA update, you can manually flash factory images to update your Nexus 6 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat build number N6F26Q version.
Install Android 7.1.1 Nougat N6F26Q On Nexus 6 Using Factory Images
- Enable USB Debugging on your device: Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging
- Download USB Driver for Nexus.
- Download ADB and Fastboot on your PC Windows or MAC.
- Make sure boot loader on Nexus 6 is unlocked (Method is same for all Nexus devices).
- Make sure your device is charged to minimum 60% charging level.
Now follow the steps to flash Android 7.1.1 Nougat N6F26Q update on Nexus 6. Make sure you download all required files and tools needed to install factory images of firmware update on Nexus 6. Here’s how to flash factory images of Android 7.1.1 Nougat N6F26Q on Nexus 6 phone.
First of all download the factory image file for the latest firmware update from the link below and extract downloaded files content in the ADB and Fastboot folder’s directory on your PC.
Next, power off your device and reboot it into the bootloader mode: press and hold Volume Down + Power keys together until the device enters the bootloader mode.
Once in the bootloader mode, open ADB and fastboot folder on PC where you extracted the content from the downloaded firmware file.
Now, connect your device to PC via USB cable and run the flash-all script file located in the ADB and Fastboot folder.
Wait for the installation process to complete after which your device will reboot to finalize changes.
That’s all. You have successfully updated Nexus 6 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat N6F26Q firmware. For feedback and queries, contact us via comments section below. Like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, or add us on Google+ to get the latest news, updates, information, solutions & help related to Apple, Android, Windows, and tech.