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Android Nougat: How to Download and Install Right Now

Android Nougat update

Android Nougat is the most anticipated OS of the current year, which has kept on overwhelming the Smartphone market since past few months. After much delays and drama, now Android Nougat 7.0v powered by Google is going to roll out in the market from next week and users with a newish Nexus Smartphone can have this latest Operating System in their hand.

Even so, Nougat 7.0v may take few more time to pop up in most of the Smartphones yet if you have other Nexus-powered devices like Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus 5 X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player and Pixel C can force download this Operating System by signing up for Android Beta Program. As per the official reports, upcoming gadgets including LG V20 and new Nexus phones will be among the first to introduce with Android Nougat 7.0 out of the box, and if you are using any one of such models, then sit back relaxed! Soon you will get the update notification on your mobile screen. But if you are really impatient to grab this OS right now, then there are a number of ways via which you can have the OS in your handset.

Mulling over the question how??? Well, there are few other ways to get this latest OS of Google, before it official rolls out starts. And here we are to discuss the ways of downloading and Install Google Android Nougat 7.0 version in real-time. Let’s discuss:

Pre-installation procedure of Android 7.0 Nougat

As the complete version of Nougat 7.0 is still in the pipeline, keeping the backups of the data before installing it is a smart idea. In spite of the fact that the accessible variant is the full developed and stable arrival of Android Nougat, still there are couple of potential outcomes of things can turn out badly amid the update procedure, and having a backup will enable you to relapse to your previous Android version quickly and effortlessly and to do this, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • After enabling this, you can get your data revert, if anything goes wrong during the update.
  • Once found the option, enable the options of ‘Backup my data’ and ‘Automatic restore.’
  • First, enable the backup feature on your phone. To do this, go to Setting>Backup and Reset’.

Nougat backup

Check for updates on your device

Once you are assured of having all data backups, proceed to the next step, which is ‘software update checking.’ The devices like Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Google Pixel C and Android One devices will be the initial mobiles to have the latest version of Android. But as the official roll out hasn’t yet started, not all of them will get it on the first day. So to find update manually, follow the steps:

  • Go to ‘Settings.’
  • Now scroll down to the bottom and click on the ‘About Phone’ option
  • Now select ‘Software Update’ by tapping on it

As Google hasn’t yet launched this on its models, you certainly won’t get the upgrade option on each device. If you won’t get the upgrade option, then it is completely okay, as you can have the OS by signing into the Beta version. By signing into the Beta program, you will get precedence for the Android 7.0 Nougat upgrading, which will allow you to download the OS instantly. However, users having newest models of Nexus flagship can have the options for Beta Programming of Android Nougat.

Registering for beta program will facilitate a user to get almost instant access to Android Nougat. Though Google says it’ll take up to 24 hours to get the updates for Android Nougat 7.0 beta program, in fact, you don’t need to wait much further after signing up to the program. After few minutes of sign up, you can get the install option.
Nougat update

How to sign up for Android Beta Program?

All right, with that out of the way for downloading latest Android nougat 7.0v, here’s how to sign up for Android beta program. But before you proceed, just remember, that you need to have the latest Smartphone of Nexus which includes Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Pixel C tablet, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. If you have any one of those devices, then follow the steps to force update your model for Android Nougat 7.0.

eligible devices

  • Visit the Android Beta Program page
  • After the page fully screened, sign up into the Google account which you are using on your Nexus
  • After successful login, the screen will show you a complete list of eligible devices for beta programming access
  • Now click on ‘Enroll Device’ option available next to the device you want to register
  • Accept the terms and condition
  • Following the acceptance of T&C, a stern warning about reverting to a stable version of Android will appear on your screen along with a flash option ‘Join Beta’. Simply tap on this.
  • This will lead you to the beta program and download the updated version of Android powered by Google.

If you are not satisfied with the newest Beta version of Android Nougat and want to revert the Android version, then revisit the programming page and select the option of ‘Unenroll Device’. Clicking on this, another OTA update will be sent to your mobile, wiping down all user data available on the device, while relapsing the mobile to the latest official Android version again.

Bottom Note

Apart from Nexus models, the first non-Nexus Smartphone to get Android Nougat are LG V20. Google has announced the official roll out of its latest OS from next week and rather than going for Beta programming; users are advised to hang around theligible devicese time of official dispatch of the version.  Admirers won’t have to wait for that much longer for getting the newest version of Android on their Nexus devices and so have some patience and enjoy the wave of digitalisation.

See Also: Android 7.0 Nougat: First Look

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Rohan Ganguly

Analytical and detail-oriented technology journalist, who is having a vast experience in writing news analysis. He is best known for breaking the news on burning issues and his love for nature.

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