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Even as you see a recent Android update on your Nexus mobile device, it will not be true for other devices. In fact, it will take weeks before it will be out on the market, especially for non-Nexus devices. Perhaps you can get that advantage when you own a Nexus device. Take note that the latest Android version should have a lot of new features such as multi-window support, new emojis, direct reply from notifications, and improved battery life, among other stuff.

In a recent update, Google has announced that it will be rolling out new versions of the Android Nougat to Nexus-branded mobile devices. So, aside from the Nexus 5X, 6, 9, 6P, and Nexus player, Nougat will also be released for Android One and Pixel C devices.

If you are wondering how to check if your Nexus device is capable of upgrading to the latest Nougat version, here are some useful tips on how to do that.

  • Go to Settings
  • Scroll down to the About Phone selection and tap on it
  • Click on the System Updates button
  • Select the Check for Update choice from the menu.

After doing these simple tips, you need to download the update via data or Wi-Fi connectivity. However, if you want to jumpstart the said update, you can always do that by enrolling in the Android Beta Program from Google. Thus, you will be able to the latest Android version.

So, users need to get enrolled in Google’s Android Beta program in order to get updated with the latest version. The program will require you to sign up the device in which you can follow the same old procedure. The program can also keep personal information intact on the course of the update. So, you can get updates on your Nexus phone without losing your files.