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10 Things to Know About the Nexus 5X Android O Update

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August Nexus 5X Android 7.1.2 Update

August Nexus 5X Android 7.1.2 Update

The August Android 7.1.2 Nougat update could be the last Nougat build for the Nexus 5X.

Google recently released its August security update for the Nexus 5X and other Nexus and Pixel-branded devices. The update delivers some key patches and it's probably worth a download whenever it appears on your device.

That said, the August Nexus 5X Android 7.1.2 update is causing problems for some users. We've been hearing about excessive lag, battery drain, Bluetooth issues, and other performance problems. 

We've put together a roundup that goes over some of the key things to know about the August build and it's worth a look as we approach the Android O release. 

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  1. Evangelos

    05/18/2017 at 12:48 am

    Gmail never worked for my Nexus 5x, (open and crush) when android beta installed. After resetting the device, could not boot and was restarting continuously. Thank God is still under warranty and just dropped it off to the retailer.

  2. 5x user

    05/18/2017 at 11:59 am

    How much is the possibility to get Google assistant in the official release of Android o on nexus 5x?

  3. Brendan Baptiste

    05/18/2017 at 5:05 pm

    My device became so slow I had to downgrade out of it. Which wipes your phone by the way. It has some pretty cool features but my 5x was struggling. Web browsing was extremely slow. And cycling between open apps usually involved the wrong app opening. Many apps were sluggish as well. Don’t recommend using the beta.

  4. Ashok Singh

    05/18/2017 at 10:19 pm

    I understand from what I’ve read in XDA Developer forum that the objective was to quickly boot Android O (say 15 secs) and the change in the odex files takes place in the background gradually. Hence, when you install O it will be very slow and there will be problems with the smoothness while changing or starting apps. However, in one or two days it will stabilize. Hence, if you want to try O be prepared to hang around on it for at least 2 days before giving up. Try it on the weekend maybe. Battery life from most sources seems to give 2 hours screen on time (SOT).

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