One of the first devices to get the Android Oreo developer preview was Google’s last flagship in the Nexus lineup, the Nexus 6P. The device was launched 2 years back and was designed and developed by Huawei. Google recently released the stable version of Android Oreo and the factory image of it has been made available for the Nexus and the Pixel devices from Google.
If you have not yet received the OTA update for Android Oreo 8.0 on your Nexus 6P, then you can manually install the AOSP based custom ROM running Android Oreo by following or guide. The custom ROM is developed by Agent_fabulous, a member of the XDA forums and the stable build has not been released yet. However, the ROM is capable of running as a daily driver so you should have no problems using it.
The AOSP ROM comes with a lot of features of Android Oreo 8.0 including the latest security patch for Android. Some of the interesting features include a picture in picture mode, lockscreen shortcuts, app notification badges and improved battery optimizations. You can download the ROM file from the below link and manually install it on your Nexus 6P right now by following the step by step instructions.Follow the guide to Install Android Oreo 8.0 AOSP ROM on Nexus 6P
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Steps To Install Android Oreo 8.0 AOSP ROM on Nexus 6P
- Download the ROM, Gapps and the Magisk files from the above links and then move them to the internal storage of your Nexus 6P.
- Now power off your device and reboot it to the Custom TWRP recovery (You could do this by holding the power and volume buttons for a few seconds till your device boots into the recovery menu)
- Now Follow the guide below to install the custom AOSP ROM via TWRP
- After flashing the ROM flash the GApps pack and Magisk (similar way)
- As soon as the flashing is done, reboot your Nexus 6P to boot into Android Oreo 8.0 AOSP ROM.