Nexus 7 (2013) users are in for some great news as the ResurrectionRemix team have released the Android 7.1.1 Nougat based ResurrectionRemix custom ROM for these devices. Now the Nexus 7 (2013) users can flash the Android 7.1.1 Nougat on their devices. This is a fully working Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom firmware for Nexus 7 (2013) which is tested by many users and found it very smooth, fast, and stable. Asus do not officially announce this ROM but just a custom ROM. Your Nexus 7 (2013) must be rooted and installed with the latest custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) to flash the ResurrectionRemix custom ROM and Google Apps zip files.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Nexus 7 (2013) to ResurrectionRemix custom firmware Android 7.1.1 Nougat. This latest custom ROM brings some aftermarket features to play with and modify your Nexus 7 (2013). Before proceeding, keep in mind to take a full backup of all your valuable data. Because while flashing this custom firmware, your whole data will be wiped. If you are interested in installing ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM on your Nexus 7 (2013), then go ahead and follow the given steps.
ResurrectionRemix Custom Firmware Features:
-Navbar Button Customization smart bar
-Double Tap To sleep navbar
-Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
-SuperUser Indicator Switch
-Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
-Carrier Label Switch
-Carrier Label Color
-Carrier Label Size
-Time & date
-Day & date Toogle
-Center/Right/Left Clock Choice
-Clock Font Styles
-Battery Bar customization
-Battery Icon Customization(circle/Landscape/Potrait and more)
-Battery % Text
-Network Traffic Indicator
-Network Traffic Arrows Switch
-Network traffic Color
-Statusbar RR Logo
-RR Logo Color
-Weather Font Style
-Ticker Text colour
-Ticker Icon Color
-Power Menu Animations
-Gestures Anywhere Feature
-3 Finger Swipe Screenshot Gesture
-App Circle Bar
-Choose apps in AppSidebar
-Choose apps in App circle
-Pie Trigger(left ,Right ,Bottom)
-More Pie Features
-Clear All button Switch
-Clear All Tasks Switch
-Clear All Button Location(Top right,Top Left,Top Center,Bottom Left,Bottom Right,Bottom Center)
-Full Screen Recents
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all your relevant existing data on Nexus 7 (2013).
- The stock Marshmallow OS version should be installed on Nexus 7 (2013).
- Download and install USB drivers for Asus Nexus 7 on your computer.
- The Nexus bootloader should be unlocked.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- You Nexus 7 (2013) must be rooted, and the latest build of either CWM or TWRP Recovery should be pre-installed on it to flash a brand new Android 7.1.1-based custom ROM.
- For this firmware installation, you will also need to factory reset the phone.
- Finally, ensure that your Nexus device carries more than 70% of charge.
Please note that this guide can be used only for the Google Nexus 7 (2013) devices. Don’t use the firmware file given in this guide for any other device or incorrect variant. Do note that you will experience some force close errors while running this Nougat firmware on your Nexus 7 (2013).
- Download ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM file from here.
- Download Gapps for Android 7.1.1 ROMs from here.
Steps to Flash ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM on Asus Nexus7 (2013) Tablet:
Step No 1: – Download ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Gapps for Android 7.1.1 ROMs from the above links given on the desktop of your PC. (Make sure to select the Android 7.1.1 OS version) while downloading Google Apps package.
Step No 2: – Connect the device to your PC and copy/paste both files to the phone’s internal storage. Do not unzip the files.
Step No 3: – Disconnect the phone from PC and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 5: – While your Nexus7 (2013) is in Bootloader / Fastboot main screen, press Volume Up to enter into Recovery mode. Then press Power to boot the Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – Once in Recovery Mode, make an NANDROID Backup for the installed ROM by navigating to ‘backup and restore.’ Then set the file name and confirm process to begin the backup.
Step No 7: – Next, Factory Reset Nexus7 (2013) and proceed to flash the Android 7.1.1 custom ROM.
Step No 8: – In CWM Recovery, select ‘install zip from sd card’, then ‘choose zip from sd card.’ Find the Android 7.1.1 custom ROM file and confirm the installation process to begin.
Step No 9: – Once the Android 7.1.1 firmware installation is completed, repeat the above steps to flash the Gapps zip on your Nexus7 (2013).
Step No 10: – After installation is successfully finished, reboot the device in normal mode.
Step No 11: – Finally, flash the SuperSU Stable from here to get root access to the internal file system of your Nexus7 (2013) to remove the factory restrictions and permission to install tons of third-party apps.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or trouble while installing the ROM