Google released Android N developer preview for Nexus devices.Android N is available for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Pixel C, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player on Android Developer site to download.Android N developer preview is not the final version so it does not contain all the features of upcoming android version.But some new features are included that gives us a look at how the upcoming android version looks.
If you want to push your android device to its limit then you need to root your device.CF-Auto-Root test versions are released for Android N by Chainfire which allows you to get root access on your Android N developer preview based Nexus device.
WARNING – Rooting your smartphone will void its warranty.We are not responsible if your device gets damaged during the rooting procedure.Make sure your device has at least 50-60 percent battery backup.
- Google USB Driver
- Download CF-Auto-Root file for your Nexus device from given files:
- CF-Auto-Root-angler-angler-nexus6p-v2.70.zip (For Nexus 6P)
- CF-Auto-Root-bullhead-bullhead-nexus5x-v2.70.zip (For Nexus 5X)
- CF-Auto-Root-shamu-shamu-nexus6-v2.70.zip (For Nexus 6)
- CF-Auto-Root-flounder-volantis-nexus9-v2.70.zip (For Nexus 9 WiFi)
- CF-Auto-Root-flounderlte-volantisg-nexus9-v2.70.zip (For Nexus 9 Cellular+WiFi)
Install Fastboot USB Driver
- Unzip the Google USB Driver file into your computer.
- Connect your Nexus device to the computer using a data cable.
- Enable USB Debugging on your Nexus device.
- Open Device Manager on your computer and Right click on your Nexus device name.
- Select Update Driver Software and select Browse my computer for driver software.
- Then, click on Browse.. to select the folder where you unzip the Google USB Driver files.
- Tick the include subfolders option and click on Next to install USB Driver.
How to Root Android N based Nexus device
- Disconnect your device from the computer.
- Unzip the CF-Auto-Root file for your device into your computer.
- Switch off your Nexus device and boot into fastboot mode by pressing and holding Volume up, Volume down and power button simultaneously.
- Reconnect your Nexus with your computer.
- Open the folder where you unzip the file.
- Double click on root-windows file and it will open the command prompt for fastboot.
- Follow the instruction shown in command prompt to root your Android N based Nexus device.