Google recently released Google Pixel and Pixel XL with latest Android 7.1 Nougat and earlier this month announced that the Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview will be available for nexus devices by the end of this month. Google Kept its promise and release the Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C. From below you can Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C.

Google released the first developer preview of the latest version of Google in March and continuing adding developer previews with new features, bug fixes, and improvements. And now they rolling out the stable build of Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C. Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C from below.

Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C

The new Android 7.1 developer preview includes features like circular app icons, app shortcuts, image keyboard support, support for Daydream View VR headset, and software A/B testing along with all Android Nougat features Multiwindow, Doze, Improved Notifications, New Messaging Apps, Seamless update, Vulkan API, along with other features. You can check the infographics of best Android Nougat Features. Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C from below.

There is two method to get Android 7.1 Developer Preview on your device either install Android 7.1 developer preview OTA Updates through Android Beta Program or Download Android 7.1 Nougat for Nexus Devices and flash it manually. Here we provide the download link for Android 7.1 developer preview and method to install it manually.

Android 7.1Developer Preview Features –

  • App Shortcuts API – up to 5 intents can be launched within a menu accessed by long-pressing on an app’s icon from the launcher
  • Image Keyboard Support – easily share images from your IME to any text input in your favorite app
  • Enhanced Live Wallpaper Metadata – wallpaper pickers can now display more detailed information while previewing the live wallpaper
  • Round Icon Resources – developers can now easily style their app icon to be rounded to fit in with the new Pixel Launcher
  • Storage Manager Intent – if running low on storage, apps can now directly guide user to the storage manager so they can quickly free up space
  • Improved VR Thread scheduling – developers can dedicate a single thread solely to handling the VR process, hopefully reducing latency

Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C

Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview Factory Image –

  • Factory Image of Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5x – Download
  • Factory Image of Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 6p – Download
  • Factory Image of Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Pixel C – Download

Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview OTA Image –

  • OTA Image of Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5x – Download
  • OTA Image of Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 6p – Download
  • OTA Image of Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Pixel C – Download

Note – 

How to Install Android 7.1 Developer Preview Factory Image on Nexus Devices –

1) Download the Android 7.1 factory image for your device and unzip it.

2) Connect your device to the PC over USB and Enable USB Debugging option from setting>developer option>.

USB debugging

3) Now connect your device to PC and enter into the fastboot mode. To enter in fastboot mode press and hold ‘Volume Up + Volume Down + Power’ button or by typing “adb reboot bootloader

4) Now if have already unlocked you bootloader move to the next step or if you don’t check out how to unlock the bootloader of Nexus 6P and unlock the bootloader of Nexus 5X.

5) Open the command prompt and navigate to the unzipped system image directory.

6) Now Execute the “flash-all.bat“, it will unzip the image files and install the necessary bootloader, baseband firmware(s), and operating system. The step will install Android 7.1 Developer Preview on Nexus devices.

How to Install Android 7.1 Developer Preview OTA Image on Nexus Devices –

1) Download Android 7.1 OTA image for your device from above.

2) Now Turn Off your phone and boot into recovery mode.

3) Choose Install from ADB Sideload

4) Connect your device to a computer and Run the following command –

adb sideload File Name.zip

5) Now wait until the process complete and then Reboot the phone.

6) Done!

So this the complete guide of install and Download Android 7.1 Developer Preview for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C. If you have any doubts comments below.

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