Google will still be announcing the new official builds and continuing its commitment. Recently, Google has released the official Factory image N2G47Z based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat for LG Nexus 5X. Now you can get the experience of the latest Android Nougat OS on your own LG Nexus 5X. This latest official update comes with the latest June 2017 security patch to protect any security breaches. The Android 7.1.2 Nougat factory image comes with many new features, performance improvements and changes for your device. Also, the update brings general performance, a number of bug fixes and improve the stability of your LG Nexus 5X. Google rolled out the official factory image N2G47Z via OTA (Over – the – Air), so not all users can get the update at the same time. If the Android 7.1.2 Nougat official update is not yet available in your region and you are excited to install it as quickly as possible then you must install it manually by following this step by step guide.
You must have to unlock your device bootloader first before continuing, otherwise, you can’t install this official factory image N2G47Z on your LG Nexus 5X. We strongly recommend you to install this latest update immediately, because always better keeping updated your Android devices to the latest official Android OS. Not necessary but it would be good to take a full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing the N2G47Z factory Image Android 7.1.2 Nougat official update on your LG Nexus 5X then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This tutorial containing the instructions and file (Android Android 7.1.2 N2G47Z Nougat) are only compatible with Nexus 5X. Do not use this guide for other device or incorrect variant.
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- Make a proper backup of all your important existing data on Nexus 5X.
- ADB/Fastboot must be configured and properly installed on your PC.
- The stock Marshmallow OS version should be installed on Nexus 5X.
- Download and install USB drivers for Nexus on your computer.
- The Nexus bootloader should be unlocked.
How To Unlock Your Bootloader:
- Turn off your phone or tablet.
- Hold down the power button and the volume down button.
- On your computer, open Command Prompt (Windows) or Terminal (Mac). Navigate to the folder with Platform tools.
- On your computer, type:
./fastboot flashing unlockin a terminal or command prompt.
- Press volume up button and the power button on your device to confirm bootloader unlock.
- On your computer, type:
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
How To Update LG Nexus 5X to Android 7.1.2 Nougat N2G47Z using Official Factory Image:
Step No 1: First, download Android 7.1.2 Factory Image (bullhead-n2g47z-factory-c3573ae2.zip) on the desktop of your computer forNexus 5X.
Step No 2: Now, plug your phone to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3: Ensure that Fastboot is configured and installed on the PC correctly. How to Set Up ADB and Fastboot with Android SDK.
Step No 4: Power OFF your Nexus 5X to boot into Fastboot/Bootloader Mode.Turn OFF your phone.
Step No 5: Power ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume Up + Volume Down + Power keys at the same time until the Fastboot menu appears.
Step No 6: Unzip the firmware file on your PC, that you have already downloaded and placed on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 7: Go to the folder containing the unzipped firmware extracted files and then copy/paste all the files to your Fastboot directory.
Step No 8: Run the following command (depending which Operating System you are on) from the factory image files in your Fastboot folder:
9: The flashing process of stock factory image on your Nexus 5X will be initiated. Wait for the installation process to be completed successfully.
Step No 10: Once the installation completes, your Nexus 5X will boot, and it may take about 4-5 minutes to boot for the first time.
Done! You have successfully installed the official Android 7.1.2 N2G47Z Nougat update on Nexus 5X using the Google’s stock factory image.