How to Update Google Nexus 6P with CM 13 Android 6.0

Nexus 6P owners who are waiting to install the new CM 13 Android 6.0 Nightlies ROM can update their device with the latest firmware. The official CM 13 Android 6.0 Nightlies ROM is available to update for the Nexus 6p devices. If you like to run your device with the CyanogenMod ROM, then you can update your device with this Marshmallow based Android ROM. We will tell you how to update your device with the same. Please follow the step by step guide.

CyanogenMod 13 is based on the latest Android platform marshmallow. This new release is stable enough without any major bugs. And you can still update it normally when new updates are available to fix the bugs. The updates can be found under Settings > about phone

Please follow these prerequisites before updating your device with the same.

  • Use this update only for Nexus 6p smartphones, this is not meant for others.
  • You should root your device before the update process because a system unlocked phone is needed to install the update.
  • You should also install a custom recovery image on your device that supports Android 6.0 marshmallow. Prefer CWM or TWRP ones.
  • Make sure you will perform a Nandroid backup on your device, because if you want to revert your device into the previous os you have installed, you can do it using this backup.
  • Make sure you perform a system wipe by selecting the factory reset process.
  • Make sure your smartphone have at least 50% of charge before doing the update operation.

How to Install CM 13 Android 6.0 Nightly ROM for Google Nexus 6

  1. Download the firmware file from CyanogenMod official website
  2. Download Google apps Android 6.0 based package.
  3. Connect your phone to the computer using the USB cable and copy the downloaded firmware and google apps file to the device.
  4. Discoonect the phone and power it off.
  5. Boot the device into the custom recovery mode of the device.
  6. Create a Nandroid backup of the device. If you are using the CWM based custom image, then go to the backup and restore option
  7. if you are using the TWRP custom recovery image, then use the backup menu,
  8. Factory reset your device before the installation process, go to the recovery menu and select  ‘wipe data/ factory reset’ or ‘wipe’.
  9. Install the firmware file by selecting ‘install zip from sd card’ or ‘install” from the recovery menu.
  10. Load the firmware file that you have transferred to your device and confirm the installation process, don’t press any buttons when installing.
  11. Do the same with the google apps file that you have placed in your device.
  12. Reboot your device using the reboot option in the recovery menu.

It will take more than 10 minutes for your ROM to get installed in your device be patient.

Please note that installing a custom ROM on your device will make you lose the device warranty and please note that in mind. Also know that installing a custom ROM is an advanced process any mistake in it may even brick your device, we won’t be responsible for any issues.




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