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  1. Android News

    October Android Security update goes live

    The October Android Security updates for Nexus and Pixel phones are now live. Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6, and Nexus 9 are all seeing updates today.
  2. Android News

    Google is finally pushing Android 7.1.1 to the Nexus 6 again

    After deploying some bugged OTA updates earlier this year, Google is finally sending out Android 7.1.1 to the Nexus 6.
  3. Android News

    These are the dates that Nexus and Pixel owners stop receiving telephone and online support

    Google will not offer telephone or online support for Pixel and Nexus devices forever. So the company has listed the dates in which you will no longer be able ot receive these services. They're shown in a graph and are just the same date that they'll also stop receiving security updates.
  4. Android News

    The Android O Beta Program is now live for Pixel and Nexus owners

    Google has opened the Android O Beta Program for owners of Pixel and Nexus devices. These are the compatible devices: - Nexus 5X - Nexus 6P - Nexus Player - Pixel C - Pixel - Pixel XL
  5. Android News

    The latest security update may have fixed a bug with Smart Lock

    Someone on Reddit who owns the Nexus 6 said their Smart Lock feature was bugged out and they were unable to use it. However, after the May security update was pushed to their device, they don't have this issue anymore.
  6. Android News

    Google announces when the Pixel and Nexus devices will no longer receive guaranteed security updates

    If you own any Nexus or Pixel device from Google, you should know that eventually it will not receive security updates. Google has just announced which month the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel and Pixel will stop receiving guaranteed security updates.
  7. Android News

    Here are some of the best Nexus 6 ROMs available

    Since Google no longer supports the Nexus 6, this has left many looking for a custom ROM to do the job. Android Police has a list of some of the best custom ROMs that are available, along with a list of pros and cons.
  8. Android News

    April Android Security patches start rolling out

    The April security patches for Nexus and Pixel devices have started rolling out. Updates for 7.1.1 devices include Pixel and Pixel XL (NOF27D), Nexus 6P (N4F26U), Nexus 5X (N4F26U), Nexus 6 (N6F26Y), and Nexus 9 (N4F26X). Nexus 6 is also seeing builds of NBD92F and NBD92G on Android 7.0.
  9. Android News

    Google is downgrading the Nexus 6 from Android 7.1.1 to Android 7.0 to fix Android Pay issues

    Nexus 6 users are reporting that their phones are being downgraded from Android 7.1.1 to Android 7.0 in an effort to bring back support for Android Pay. Google's payment service was inadvertently broken when the company rolled out Android 7.1.1 to the device.
  10. Android News

    Google is sending the Android 7.0 OTA update to Nexus 6 phones running 7.1.1

    Some Nexus 6 owners have received an OTA update to version 7.0 of Android Nougat, despite already running Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
  11. Android News

    Google has already put the March security update for Nexus 6 back online

    Google recently pulled the March security update for the Nexus 6 due to some issues that conflicted with Android Pay. It looks like they were able to fix the issue quickly as the factory images are back up on Google's website.
  12. Android News

    Nexus 6 March security update pulled

    Google has had to pull the March security update for the Nexus 6. The update broke the device's SafetyNet feature, as well as access to Android Pay.
  13. Android News

    An XDA community member fixes the speakerphone echo bug on the Nexus 6

    With the Nexus 6 no longer receiving anymore OTA updates (other that security patches), an XDA community member has stepped up and fixed a speakerphone echo bug that many people have been experiencing on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
  14. Android News

    Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 won't get Android 7.1.2 Nougat

    Yesterday, Google released Android 7.1.2 Nougat for various Nexus and Pixel devices. However, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 won't be updated to the latest version of Nougat.
  15. Android News

    AT&T Nexus 6 gets January security patch

    Most Nexus 6 units have had the January security patch for some weeks now, but AT&T is now finally starting to roll it out. The update is 26MB large and brings no other known changes.
  16. Android News

    Google fixed a high-severity Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P exploit

    Google has patched an exploit which allowed hackers to take over the onboard modem during boot-up of the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P.
  17. Android News

    Some Nexus 6 owners are having issues with the speakerphone on Android 7.1.1

    The Nexus 6 recently received the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, but some people are noticing a bug with it. When they put someone on speakerphone, the audio drops out and the person on the other end just years a squealing noise.
  18. shalemail

    Details of Nexus 6 Bootloader Flaw Emerge

    Just an FYI, it looks like A LOT of specific things (not very likely things in general) have to occur, but knowledge is power. https://www.onthewire.io/details-of-nexus-6-bootloader-flaw-emerge/ :eek:
  19. Android News

    Google publishes Android 7.1.1 factory image and OTA files for the Nexus 6

    Many felt left out when Google delayed the latest Nexus 6 Nougat update, but today it has come. Google has uploaded the factory images as well as the OTA files for its latest update.
  20. Android News

    Google says they'll update the Nexus 6 to Android 7.1.1 in early January

    Nexus 6 owners have been wondering if/when they'll receive the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, and now Google has released an official statement about it. The good news is that Nexus 6 owners will get the 7.1.1 update, but they will have to wait until sometime in January.
  21. S

    HELP possibly Bricked Nexus6

    *RESOLVED* Hello experts, I think I may have possibly bricked my phone. I was hoping someone could tell me if I'm completed screwed or, point me towards a possible solution. Here are some additional details: Motorola Nexus 6 BL: moto-apq8084-72.01 (sha-0d03e73, 2016-10-24) Baseband...
  22. Android News

    Android 7.1.1 Nougat is coming to the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

    Android 7.1.1 Nougat has started rolling out to owners of the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P enrolled in the Android Beta Program.
  23. Bg260

    Help Unencrypt File System

    Hey guys. As I get to know this device I have noticed that my RAM is always at about 75-80% used. Seems a bit excessive but I have not noticed any performance problems. I saw early on that the file system was encrypted but thought nothing of it until now. Apparently the encrypted file system...
  24. JAy3001

    Help Camera issue

    Is anyone else having camera issues with their n6? It either started after the Nougat update or a camera app update. What happens is for each photo taken a folder of the exact same same is created, empty. This seems to affect my galley app seeing the newly created photos. They are there safe...
  25. O

    Updating to 7.0

    My Nexus 6 was rooted and has an unlocked bootloader. I recently removed root but havent locked the bootloader back. Is it okay to update without bricking or going into any bootloops on my phone? Also, all content on my phone needs to be backed up in order to not lose anything right? Ive only...