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The 5 Things You Need to Know About the Nexus 5X Android Nougat Update

Google’s Nexus 5X is getting an August update for Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Here is what you need to know about it.

  1. How to Update Manually

If you own a Nexus 5X phone, chances are you’re not too keen on waiting around for Google to release the update over the air. We all know it takes them a while. So if you just can’t wait, you can sideload the OTA images on your Nexus 5X yourself because they are now available for download from the official website. If you already know how to do this, kudos to you, and if you don’t there are plenty of tutorials on it online.

  1. How to Prepare Your Phone

The August Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for the Nexus 5X smartphone isn’t a harmful one by any means. But you do need to take some extra steps to prep for it so that things run smoothly. The most important thing that you need to do is make sure your phone is sufficiently loaded so that it doesn’t halt the update midway.

  1. Some Problems

Some problems of the Nexus 5X following the August Nougat update have already been reported. These include: poor battery life or even total drain, fingerprint sensor problems, various apps not working, installation problems and connectivity issues.

  1. Fix Problems

These problems are nothing new for the Nexus 5X. A quick Google search can tell you how to fix them, but if they persist you can also contact support for more info and further help.

  1. What’s New

The new Nougat update for the Nexus 5X comes with a lot of bug fixes that have been detailed by Google in a new security bulletin. And, on top of that, there is also a new section in the Settings menu under Moves.

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