S.I.X ROM Android Oreo for Nexus 6 (shamu)

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    shibaa987
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    Android Oreo based S.I.X ROM for Nexus 6 (shamu) is now available to grab. This Nexus 6 S.I.X ROM (Android Oreo 8.0) is brought to you by developer R3Ds (fkfmfz @xda).

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    No donation link found for R3Ds.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THE ROM SEEMS TO BE A DAILY DRIVER ONE BUT STILL YOU HAVE BACKUP OF THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
    Installing a custom ROM on a the Nexus 6 requires a custom recovery to be installed, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

     

    Status of Nexus 6 Android Oreo 8.0 S.I.X ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Almost Everything
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Not known

     

    Nexus 6 Android Oreo 8.0 SIX ROM

    REQUIRED DOWNLOADS AND LINKS TO UPDATE Nexus 6 OREO 8.0 S.I.X ROM:

    HOW TO INSTALL/FLASH/UPDATE ANDROID OREO FOR NEXUS 6 (ANDROID OREO 8.0, S.I.X ROM):

    Follow this to update Android Oreo on Nexus 6 for the first time or coming from another ROM:

    Points to NOTE on BACKUP before updating:
    – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
    – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
    – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

    • Boot into Recovery by one of the following method:
      – Power off the phone and keep pressing key combinations while turning on your phone.
      – If you have enabled USB debugging and you have ADB utility installed on your PC then you can execute the following command on a console or command prompt:

      adb reboot recovery
    • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition using the recovery.
      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. IGNORE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO OR IF YOU HAVE ALREADY DONE THIS. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM.
      How to backup all data on your Android Device.
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery.

    • Download the Nexus 6 Android Oreo zip file and a suitable Android Oreo Gapps zip file from the above download link and copy the files to phone.
    • First flash the Nexus 6 Android Oreo S.I.X ROM ZIP from device and then reboot to recovery AGAIN.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.
    • Now flash the Android Oreo Google Apps package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash Nougat GApps using TWRP recovery.

    Upgrading from earlier version of S.I.X ROM Android Oreo for Nexus 6:

    Reboot to system after flashing is done completely. Do the required initial setup and enjoy the Android Oreo ROM for Nexus 6. If you face any problem following this guide or post installation then just login and leave a comment to get an instant reply.

    There is no inbuilt ROOT functionality available on this ROM.
    To root this Nexus 6 Oreo S.I.X ROM, download the SuperSU package and follow the link there to install the SuperSU ROOT and then Profit !!!

     

    Here is a full review of this Android Oreo S.I.X ROM for Nexus 6, by David Hayes:

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Nexus 6 forum For other Android Oreo ROMs, Android Nougat ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

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    #27411

    tamersobh
    Participant

    great job thanks. How can we receive over the air updates to this build please?

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