How to Prepare for the July Android 8.1 Update
If you decide to download the latest Android 8.1 build on your Nexus 6P, make sure you do some prep work ahead of the download.
The latest Android 8.1 update is a small security release, but problems have slipped through the cracks. There's no guarantee you'll run into issues with the new build, but there's always a chance something pops up on your Nexus 6P.
We always recommend doing some pre-installation work before installing new Android software and you'll want to be careful with this patch. Again, it has the potential to help, or hurt, your device's performance.
To assist you, we've put together a pre-installation guide that outlines the steps we take before we install Android software on our devices.
Some of these steps will take you a few minutes to complete, others could take longer depending on your skill level.
Take your time with this Android 8.1 Oreo build and make sure everything is good to go before installing it on your phone.