Google started rolling out the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for supported Nexus and Pixel devices. The Android 7.1.2 Nougat is the first public beta update rolling out for Pixel and Pixel XL. In this guide you would be able to download and install Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. According to Google the update is a maintenance release for Android Nougat, fixing multiple bugs and improvements in over all system with enhancements for carriers.
If you are interested in flashing the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat update on your devices, you can register yourself in the Android Beta Program and you’ll receive the OTA updates in the next few days. But as we mentioned earlier, if your device is eligible for the update just grab the factory image from the links below and install it manually on your device. Everything is mentioned below follow the guide.
How to install NPG05E Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Pixel/Pixel XL
Before you begin:
Your device must be charges atleast 70% to avoid shut down during the process.
Your device bootloader should be unlocked or follow this guide to unlock it.
Download the Android 7.1.2 NPG05E factory image for Google Pixel: Here
Download the Android 7.1.2 NPG05E factory image for Google Pixel XL: Here
Process to install NPG05E Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Pixel and Pixel XL
Now reboot your device into fastboot/bootloader mode. To do so, turn of your device completely then press and hold the Volume down + Power buttons simultaneously until your device boots into fastboot mode.
Now head towards the installation page to see the further installation process.
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