Meanwhile, you can Root your Nexus 6P on latest Android N Developer Preview 3 NPD35K.
Today share step by step guide to safely Root your Nexus 6P on latest Android N Developer Preview 3 NPD35K Factory Image.
- This root method is only for Android N (NPD35K) installed on Nexus 6P and I am not sure if it will work on the other variants of the Nexus 6P on other carriers.
- Your Nexus 6P bootloader should be unlocked. Nexus 6P should be on Android N NPD35K software version.
- Make a Nandroid backup of your previous phone set up before proceeding
How to Root Huawei Nexus 6P on Android N Developer Preview 3 NPD35K :
Step 2 : Enable USB Debugging mode in your Nexus 6P.
Step 3: Download Fastboot from the following links depending on your OS and extract it in android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory. Create directory if not already there.
Step 4: Download SuperSU v2.71 for Nexus 6P on your PC, if you haven’t already.
Step 5: Connect and mount your Nexus 6P USB memory on your computer using the USB cable.
Step 6: Now copy/paste the BETA-SuperSU-v2.71-20160331103524.zip file to your SD card. Make sure the file is in the SD card / internal storage root (not in any folder).
Step 7: Then turn OFF your phone.
Step 8: twrp-126.96.36.199-angler.img and save it to your android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory on your computer.
Step 9: Now go into Fastboot/Bootloader Mode on Nexus 6P.
Step 10: Navigate to android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory and open Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt).
Step 11: Type in the following command and press Enter.
fastboot flash recovery twrp-188.8.131.52-angler.img
Step 13: In ClockworkMod recovery, scroll down to “flash zip from SD card” and press the power button to select it.
Step 14 : Press the Power button again and select “choose zip from sdcard”.
Step 15 : Now using your volume keys, navigate to BETA-SuperSU-v2.71-20160331103524.zip and select it using the Power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.
Step 16 : After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the Recovery menu. The phone will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.