The latest Android N Developer Preview 3 NPD35K is the next upcoming major firmware release by Google available for Nexus 6 . It brings some new features like multi-window mode, an enhanced doze mode, a revamped Settings screen and a quick toggle in the notifications panel. Other changes include improved notifications, improved multitasking and app switching, dark mode etc.
Now you Can Root Your Nexus 6 on Android N Developer Preview 3 NPD35K factory Image.
•This root method is only for Android N (NPD35K) installed on Nexus 6 and I am not sure if it will work on the other variants of the Nexus 6 on other carriers.
•Your Nexus 6 bootloader should be unlocked.
Nexus 6 should be on Android N NPD35K software version.
•Make a Nandroid backup of your previous phone set up before proceeding – for just in case anything goes wrong.
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Backup important files stored on your device before proceeding with the steps below, so that in case something goes wrong you’ll have backup of all your important files.
÷ How to Root Nexus 6 Easily on Android N Developer Preview 3 NPD35K .
Step 1 – Download Android SDK from the Android Developers website and install. Also set it up with downloading platform-tools and USB drivers package in SDK.
Step 2 – Enable USB Debugging mode in your Nexus 6.
Step 3 – Download Fastboot from the following links depending on your OS and extract it in android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory. Create directory if not already there.
Windows: Download here!
Mac: Download here!
Linux: Download here!
NOTE: Skip Steps 1, 2, 3 if you already have them.
Step 4 – Download SuperSU v2.71 for Nexus 6 on your PC, if you haven’t already.
Step 5 – Connect and mount your Nexus 6 USB memory on your computer using the USB cable.
Step 6 – Now copy/paste the BETA-SuperSU-v2.71-20160331103524.zip file to your SD card. Make sure the file is in the SD card / internal storage root (not in any folder).
Step 7 – Then turn OFF your phone.
Step 8 – twrp-3.0.0-0-shamu.img and save it to your android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory on your computer.
Step 9 – Now go into Fastboot/Bootloader Mode on Nexus 6. How? Press Volume Down + Power keys for a few seconds till you see some text on the screen. This is Bootloader Mode.
Step 10 – Navigate to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory and open Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt).
Step 11 – Type in the following command and press Enter.
fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.0.0-0-shamu.img
Step 12 – Once completed, choose RECOVERY from the Fastboot menu and enter Recovery Mode.
Step 13 – In ClockworkMod recovery, scroll down to “flash zip from SD card” and press the power button to select it.
Step 14 – Press the Power button again and select “choose zip from sdcard”.
Step 15 – Now using your volume keys, navigate to BETA-SuperSU-v2.71-20160331103524.zip and select it using the Power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.
Step 16 – After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the Recovery menu. The phone will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.
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