Android 7.0 Nougat starts official rollout to Nexus devices (and the Pixel C)

Android 7.0 Nougat starts official rollout to Nexus devices (and the Pixel C)
We knew it was coming and the rumors led us to believe Android 7.0 Nougat would start its rollout today, and those rumors have turned out to be true. Google has announced that Android Nougat is official and the update is being delivered to those Nexus devices that are eligible for it (as well as the Pixel C, which really should be considered a Nexus device as well).

This means that the rollout has begun for the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C tablet, and even the Android One devices. Google does note that the rollout could take "several weeks" and carriers could get in the way, so you may not see the update hitting your device right away. 

Android 7.0 is a substantial update that has a number of great new features, including tweaks to Doze to help you save battery life while on the move, new emoji, better Quick Settings, multi-window mode, expanded direct replies from notifications, and a few security improvements as well. Those getting the software update won't, however, be getting the new seamless update feature, and the official Android Nougat page makes it seem like not all devices that ship with Nougat will get it either, so we'll have to keep an eye on that. 

Let us know in the comments if you're seeing the final Android 7.0 Nougat update hitting your device!

source: Android and Android Blog

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32 Comments

1. Martineverest

Posts: 521; Member since: Oct 27, 2015

others to wait till 2017 to get their upgrade

2. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Not if you have G5 or plan on getting V20.

25. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

So technically the nexuses beat the V20 to android 7.0? So much for the V20 being the first phone with android N.

32. lallolu

Posts: 733; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

You really thought any phone will get the latest android version before a nexus?

5. Kumar123 unregistered

LG, Moto,HTC will be very fast Samsung will be 2-3 months late Sony and Huawei will be 4-5 months late One plus will take a eternity (probably)

18. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Correction, Moto branded devices MAY be fast, but their Droid branded phones will take around 6 months to get it out.

23. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

hmm..... seems about right. I'm downloading my update right now though. :)

8. surethom

Posts: 1729; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

With Samsung pathetic Over skinning more like Feb 2017 for s7 & June 2017 for S6

3. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Lol. Androids getting weirder and weirder by the day.

6. steelew

Posts: 221; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

Wow 4 popups before i got off the 1st paragraph, none of which were relevant to me...cool

7. surethom

Posts: 1729; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Now when will Google assistant be released? I'm Fed up with buggy OK Google, 7 times out of 10 it does not work or not helpful answers.

9. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Can't wait to get it on my htc 10.

10. Feanor

Posts: 1410; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Checking my 5X every minute. :-))

28. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

Just sign up for the beta program and you'll get the final update immediately.

11. DellB

Posts: 57; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

Android Developers Preview testers got the upgrade first. 49.5mb update. So far nothing different from the developer preview.

12. Elfmonster unregistered

No nexus 7?

19. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I have the 2013 model, and it's not getting it. It's supposed to get security updates through at least October 2016. But the device is 3 years old (they usually do major updates for 2 years and security updates for 3 years). I wish they'd either continue to support it or put out a new sub 9" Nexus tablet. I started out with a 10" tablet, but found a 7" tablet more useful for my needs. Maybe the Huawei tablet rumors will come to fruition.

13. DechyX

Posts: 156; Member since: May 16, 2011

Got it

14. ullokey

Posts: 182; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

I own a Nexus 6P and 5x. 5x received the update and 6P not yet

24. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I have it downloading right now on my Nexus 6P.... hang in there, you'll get it soon.

15. cybervlad81

Posts: 89; Member since: Apr 04, 2011

Got my update on both my nexus 5x and Pixel C.... now, where is Allo?

16. GoGoGalaxyNexus

Posts: 83; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

i love big pinatas but no one knows

17. DigitalBoy05

Posts: 279; Member since: Jun 04, 2011

My 6p received it when it turned it on a few minutes ago. I was a beta tester so maybe that's why it was quick to get it. Only about 50 Megs for my update.

21. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I read on another site that updates will start today and take up to a few weeks to rollout completely. But they also said that people on the Developers Preview could get them right away by checking for updates in the settings.

20. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

Nothing yet on my Nexus 6P

22. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Two weeks, dang. I want me some split screen on my 6P.

26. combatmedic870

Posts: 986; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Where are the new phones??

27. S4NDY

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

My Nexus 6p updating now :)

29. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

Just got it on my 6P. However, if been running all of the previews and the beta as well, so yeah...

30. YOURDADkid unregistered

Android is really going good if we talk about OS after 6.0. Lot of new features added and looking further more in 7.0

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