Best Custom ROMs For Google Nexus 6 (Android Pie, Oreo and Nougat)

Update: Now we have added Android 9.0 Pie ROMs also. In this article, we will have a look at the Best Custom ROMs For Google Nexus 6 (Android Oreo and Nougat): The Motorola-made Nexus 6 was one of the best Android devices back in the year 2014. However, many people still complaint that the Nexus 6 wasn’t really the best smartphone out, thanks to its awkward build and bad camera. This, however didn’t mean that the device was any slower than the competition.

However, as we know, not ever smartphone OEM is perfect. The only bad thing with the now-dead Nexus lineup is the simplicity in their software. While you might say that they run Android 7.1 Nougat, which is the latest version out right now, it is no denying to the fact that Google’s stock Android has always been too boring, without any new exciting features to spice things up. Well, the Nexus 6 suffers from just that!

This is where Custom ROMs come in, and spice up the customizability game. For the Nexus 6, there are a lot of custom ROMs available out there, and we have compiled this guide to make it easier for you to find out the Best Custom ROMs ROMs For Google Nexus 6 (Android 7.0/7.1.2 Nougat and Android 8.0/8.1 Oreo)

DISCLAIMER is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur to your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that may occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.


  • This guide is for the following variants of the Nexus 6  only.
  • A complete nandroid backup of your device is recommended, in case something goes wrong.Guide  How To Create & Restore Nandroid Backup On Android Devices
  • Make sure your device is charged at least upto 60%, to prevent unexpected shutdowns in the process.
  • Before you begin with the tutorial, make sure that ‘OEM Unlocking‘ is enabled from Settings > Developer Options.

Best Custom ROMs ROMs For Google Nexus 6 (Android 7.0/7.1.2 Nougat, Android 8.0/8.1 Oreo and Android 9.0 Pie)

Best Custom ROMs For Google Nexus 6 (Android Oreo and Nougat)

→ Follow this guide to flash the ROM > How To Install A Custom ROM Via Recovery On Any Android

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