7 Things to Know About the July Nexus 5X Android 8.1 Update

How to Downgrade

How to Downgrade

If you start seeing issues on the latest build, you aren't stuck. You can downgrade to another version of Android if your Nexus 5X starts to struggle. 

If you get tired of dealing with bugs you can get off the latest Nexus 5X's Android 8.1 update whenever you want. 

If you’re unfamiliar with how the Android downgrade process works, have a look at this guide from the folks over on the Nexus Help Forums.

This downgrade walkthrough will take you through the steps you need to take in order to move off your current version of Android.

There's no guarantee downgrading to an earlier Android 8.1 build, Android 8.0 or Android Nougat will help fix your issues, but it's worth a shot if the latest Android 8.1 update's causing major issues on your device.

4 Comments

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  2. […] Android 8.1, or MR1, is going to be a milestone release which means it will deliver more than just fixes for bugs that’ve plagued the operating system since launch. It will also bring some new features. […]

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  4. Peter

    01/31/2018 at 10:26 pm

    Too many of Google’s base apps have been crippled on multiple devices. The need to NOT perform any quality assurance has been the new imperative. On nexus 6p I can no longer answer a call IT IS A PHONE have been forced to install a 3rd party app to use my phone as a phone BRILLIANT.
    On my yoga book, chrome has been replaced because of unbearable predictive text issues.
    I have never owned an apple product, but the dominant player in the market seems determined to push me to a different world.
    Pathetic really.

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