10-12-2016 07:17 PM
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  1. jjlee1128's Avatar
    I've been reading a lot of threads about people getting or not getting the 7.0 update. I have a few friends that have or have not been getting the update as well. Before I ask, just need to make something clear with everyone, and people should also know this too.

    There is a security update (approx. 20MB) that prepares your phone for the official update. So please, know this before you comment and say you got this update, but don't know why your phone build states 6.0.1.

    The second update is the one that truly updates your phone to Nougat, which is approximately 1.1GB large.


    So my question to everyone is...

    (1) what phone carrier you are on
    AND
    (2) if you did or did not receive the 7.0 update


    I suspect that my phone carrier, Verizon, has not released the 7.0 update out yet. They are slow as ever, per usual.

    Thanks!
    09-16-2016 02:29 PM
  2. TBolt's Avatar
    I suspect that my phone carrier, Verizon, has not released the 7.0 update out yet. They are slow as ever, per usual.
    Why would Verizon have anything to do with it? It's a Nexus 6P, not a Droid. Google updates your Nexus, not Verizon.

    I'd bet that the update rolls out in stages.
    blackbyrd likes this.
    09-16-2016 03:01 PM
  3. jjlee1128's Avatar
    I actually talked to a Google rep, and he said that they do roll it out in stages. However, part of what determines the stages are carriers, which is why I started the thread.
    09-16-2016 03:05 PM
  4. Sullie714's Avatar
    Never having Verizon I cannot be 100% sure, but I am just about 99% sure that the carriers are the number one reason for the delay and fragmentation of Android. Having been with AT&T before Fi I can tell you that AT&T puts a death grip on ANY phone (Nexus or not) that has an AT&T Sim that ever hits one of their towers. They were terrible at timely updates. For your purpose JJ I have FI and have received no sign of an OTA yet for Nougat, still sitting on the August 5th security update at 6.0.1.
    09-16-2016 03:10 PM
  5. opuntia2's Avatar
    Never having Verizon I cannot be 100% sure, but I am just about 99% sure that the carriers are the number one reason for the delay and fragmentation of Android. Having been with AT&T before Fi I can tell you that AT&T puts a death grip on ANY phone (Nexus or not) that has an AT&T Sim that ever hits one of their towers. They were terrible at timely updates. For your purpose JJ I have FI and have received no sign of an OTA yet for Nougat, still sitting on the August 5th security update at 6.0.1.
    I'm on Verizon, I've received the Security Update (a couple of days ago), but not the 7.0 update.

    Regarding if it's the carrier's fault for not updating Nexus phones, I believe that's true for non-Nexus phones, but not our precious...here it is straight from the horse's mouth

    Android 7.0 Nougut OTA Update-screenshot_20160916-155650.jpg
    09-16-2016 04:00 PM
  6. PaulQ's Avatar
    If you want to do it yourself, these are good instructions. I used them to upgrade and got the latest build with September 6th security patch. Of course, this is a proceed at your own risk situation. Make sure you get the OTA file, not the Factory Image.

    http://www.droid-life.com/2013/02/12...stom-recovery/

    One thing though, I found that if your PC is not recognizing the device when you are entering commands in the command window, you may need to uplug your phone from the USB cable and plug it back in.

    Or you can probably just wait, it will eventually get to you.
    09-16-2016 06:56 PM
  7. TrekkieMonster's Avatar
    I've been reading a lot of threads about people getting or not getting the 7.0 update. I have a few friends that have or have not been getting the update as well. Before I ask, just need to make something clear with everyone, and people should also know this too.

    There is a security update (approx. 20MB) that prepares your phone for the official update. So please, know this before you comment and say you got this update, but don't know why your phone build states 6.0.1.

    The second update is the one that truly updates your phone to Nougat, which is approximately 1.1GB large.


    So my question to everyone is...

    (1) what phone carrier you are on
    AND
    (2) if you did or did not receive the 7.0 update


    I suspect that my phone carrier, Verizon, has not released the 7.0 update out yet. They are slow as ever, per usual.

    Thanks!
    Thank you for posting this note. It actually occurred to me after I posted in a different thread that the OTA update I received last night (after which I was confused because my phone still showed 6.01) might be a security update in preparation for Nougat. But, I would note further that the exact same thing just happened again tonight: I got yet another OTA update, after which my phone is STILL showing version 6.01. So, there may be more than one update in preparation for Nougat. The OTA update I got last night was relatively small (can't recall exactly the size), but tonight's was something over 16GB.
    09-16-2016 07:05 PM
  8. Nate Silver's Avatar
    Verizon here. No updates since the August security update.
    09-16-2016 07:28 PM
  9. pappy35's Avatar
    16 GB?!?
    09-16-2016 07:44 PM
  10. Graymonkey's Avatar
    ...tonight's was something over 16GB.
    If you got a 16GB download, do NOT install whatever it is. It's definitely NOT from Google. 16GB is ginormous (for a phone). I'm hoping you meant 16MB or even 16KB.
    09-16-2016 07:50 PM
  11. pappy35's Avatar
    Maybe he meant 1.6 GBs? That would be more like it.
    09-16-2016 11:42 PM
  12. Graymonkey's Avatar
    He said "relatively small" and the 7.0 Nugent upload (at least the M version) was only 1.1GB.
    09-17-2016 01:31 AM
  13. hikerguy's Avatar
    I'm on the Verizon network and got my security update yesterday. No issues. Just waiting for the "real" update
    09-18-2016 12:52 PM
  14. HaboobZ's Avatar
    Verizon - I just got the 21MB update five minutes ago. Running it now.
    09-19-2016 03:05 PM
  15. JoeUserTX's Avatar
    I'm on Project Fi, and I just got the 21Mb update notification after checking the System Update option in Setup (wonder why I didn't get a push notification? Strange...).

    I'll wait until I get home to hook up to wi-fi and perform the update. My guess is this is the security update that has to be applied prior to the full 1.6Gb update.
    09-19-2016 04:26 PM
  16. crosspatch's Avatar
    I'm on Verizon. I got the pre-N / September security update a few days ago, but no Nougat. I always feel like I'm the last one to get updates. (Sometimes, that's a good thing.) I'm glad I found this thread.

    Edit: I forgot to mention that I bought my 6P from the Google Store.
    09-19-2016 10:17 PM
  17. Flytetymex's Avatar
    Got the September 21MB update last night. I'm on AT&T and bought my 6p on NewEgg. Waiting for Nougat now.
    HaboobZ likes this.
    09-20-2016 05:35 AM
  18. eckster's Avatar
    I just got the September security update. After that was installed, a few minutes later, I received the update to 7.0. I'm on Verizon and purchased my phone directly from the Play Store.
    09-20-2016 03:09 PM
  19. javierlp's Avatar
    Got the September security patch last night and just got the 7.0 notification as we speak.
    09-20-2016 03:17 PM
  20. Dubbayoo's Avatar
    same here.
    09-20-2016 03:36 PM
  21. crosspatch's Avatar
    Seeing these replies prompted me to go into "Phone info" > System Updates. I checked for updates, and there was the Android 7.0 update. Great, right? Sure. So I downloaded, and it verified, then I told it to proceed with the update. It started counting down (from 10, I guess). It got to about 7 seconds, then the screen instantly switched to "Your system is up to date", and nothing further happened.

    Good stuff. I love it.
    09-20-2016 03:50 PM
  22. lucidlyseen's Avatar
    Seeing these replies prompted me to go into "Phone info" > System Updates. I checked for updates, and there was the Android 7.0 update. Great, right? Sure. So I downloaded, and it verified, then I told it to proceed with the update. It started counting down (from 10, I guess). It got to about 7 seconds, then the screen instantly switched to "Your system is up to date", and nothing further happened.

    Good stuff. I love it.
    This literally just happened to me...

    EDIT: So I went back to the update screen a few times and kept checking - it downloaded the big 7.0 update again verified, I went to restart and install and it kicked back to the system is up to date screen. Again...
    09-20-2016 03:55 PM
  23. crosspatch's Avatar
    This literally just happened to me...

    EDIT: So I went back to the update screen a few times and kept checking - it downloaded the big 7.0 update again verified, I went to restart and install and it kicked back to the system is up to date screen. Again...
    I bet a flag named "has_installed_nougat_update" in a Google database just got flipped from 0 to 1 for us, so those 3 screens were as close to Android 7.0 as we'll get without a manual upgrade. I'm being somewhat facetious, but it would not surprise me in the least if that were the case.

    EDIT: So I went back to the update screen a few times and kept checking - it downloaded the big 7.0 update again verified, I went to restart and install and it kicked back to the system is up to date screen. Again...
    Someone at Google is messing with us.
    09-20-2016 04:02 PM
  24. HaboobZ's Avatar
    Just checked mine and I have the Nougat update ready to download now.

    Granted, I'm about to leave work, so I'm going to wait until I get home to start it.

    ...VZW 6P purchased from Best Buy on eBay.
    09-20-2016 05:27 PM
  25. Munter2's Avatar
    Mine was already downloaded and waiting to be installed when I checked my phone.
    09-20-2016 05:33 PM
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