In this guide you will be able to root Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X and Nexus 9 on Android 7.0 NPC56P factory image. Android 7.0 Nutella is already released for Nexus devices in the form of NPC56P developer preview images. We have posted guide on the NPC56P factory images for Nexus you can have an overview of it as well, if you already updated Android N on your device then here is a good news for you. Root method for Nexus devices on Android 7.0 NPC56P is now available and the credit goes to Chainfire. All you need to do is just flash the CF-Auto-Root package via recovery and enjoy the root. Before we move ahead for the rooting process lets see what you can do with a rooted device.
What you can do with a rooted device (Benefits)
There are multiple thing you can perform with a rooted Android device some of them are listed below.
Remove Bloatware: The key benefit of rooting is that you can remove unwanted system apps, which is called bloatware. Removing bloatware leads to less memory consumption and great battery backup, in fact you can perform tons of modification within your device.
Overclocking CPU: A rooted device let’s you install custom kernels to over clock CPU frequency to enhance device performance. Sometimes you want to install custom recovery and rooting is the basic demand for that operation.
How to root Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X and Nexus 9 on Android N NPC56P factory image
Before you begin:
Disclaimer: This guide includes rooting your device. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.
Create a Backup of your device
Backup is the most necessary part for your device, so we recommend you to create a secure backup of your data.
You need to prepare your device for the root process, follow the below perquisites steps to keep the recovery installation process smooth without facing errors.
Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.
Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download the latest USB drivers for your device from the below provided link. Download USB drivers for Nexus
A custom recovery like TWRP or CWM should be installed in order to process further or you can visit our recovery section and select your device.
Process to Root Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X and Nexus 9 on Android 7.0 N
Download CF-Auto-root-angler for Nexus 6P
Download CF-Auto-root-shamu for Nexus 6
Download CF-Auto-root-bullhead for Nexus 5x
Download CF-Auto-root-volantis for Nexus 9
You need to flash CF Autoroot package via recovery to get root access on Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X and Nexus 9.
Connect your device again with the PC and copy the chainfire zip file on your phone.
Now type the following command to reboot your device to recovery mode or simply use hardware keys combination. (Please note enable the USB debugging option from developer option as mentioned above).
“adb reboot recovery”
You will be taken to TWRP recovery mode. You can also perform the above operation using hardware keys combination.
Tap the install button and choose the CF-Auto-Root zip file and swipe the slider to confirm install
Once the installation process is completed simply reboot your device.
That’s it! You have successfully rooted your Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X and Nexus 9 on Android 7.0 N. If you have any query feel free to contact us and please give us +1 or Like to say thanks.