Google Confirms Nexus 6, Nexus 9 will Join Nexus 6P, 5X in Android Nougat OTA Upgrade

Android Marshmallow Vs Nougat

Google already made Android Nougat available for its compatible devices, but this is only working out for those that were in the Android Beta Program.

As for the rest of the Google Nexus family that includes the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6 as well as Nexus 9 LTE, not everyone has received this update. As at the time of this writing, those using Google Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X can confirm that there is an OTA update going on. As for the likes of Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE, the wait is still on, but there is some good news as recent reports indicate that the two devices will soon start receiving an OTA update to Android Nougat.

Traditionally, Google rolls out new software updates to its list of Nexus devices first, so, it shouldn’t be long before the new Android Nougat comes to all eligible Nexus devices, including the Nexus Player as well as Pixel C.

As for the exact date as to when this Android Nougat OTA update will start showing up, it is still a mystery. However, it is good news that the search engine giant has confirmed the update. As noted earlier, the Google Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X are already enjoying the new OS, with another update – Android 7.1 Nougat – expected very soon. But what is taking Google so long to unveil the OS to these other handsets?


As usual, the company wouldn’t want to push out a faulty or rather buggy software. So, probably enough precautions are being taken to ensure that the software is seamless and perfect when it starts rolling out, unlike the issues that started facing Google Nexus 6P users at the beginning of the OTA update. If, however, you think waiting is too much for you, there is room to join the Beta Program, which gives you direct access to the latest pre-released builds.

6 thoughts on “Google Confirms Nexus 6, Nexus 9 will Join Nexus 6P, 5X in Android Nougat OTA Upgrade”

  1. The new update on my Nexus 5x is having trouble logging on to Wi-Fi. Any ideas on how to solve this problem with the new software update?

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