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How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on OnePlus X with CM14

Nougat on OnePlus X CyanogenMod

How to install Android 7.0 Nougat in OnePlus X. How to install Android 7.0 Nougat using the Onyx CyanogenMod 14.0 ROM in the OnePlus X. To continue with this guide, we need the phone to be rooted, with the bootloader unlocked and with a custom recovery as TWRP installed.

How to install Android 7.0 Nougat in OnePlus X

  • Activate the option of USB Debugging, for this, we look at Settings-> Development options. If you do not find this option, you must activate it from Settings-> All-> About phone-> Compilation number. Next, we press 5-7 times on the compilation number, until a message announces that we are already a developer. Next, we go to Settings -> Development Options and activate USB Debugging. We also activate “Allow OEM unlocking”, if this option is available.
  • We also make sure that we have installed the  OnePlus USB Drivers drivers  on the PC so that we can connect the device to the computer correctly
  • To be on the safe side and in case something goes wrong, before continuing with the guide on How to install Android 7.0 Nougat on OnePlus X, we recommend making a backup of all personal data, applications, settings, photos, music from your internal sd card. It is also recommended to make a Backup of the EFS folder, IMEI

Files needed to continue with the guide on How to install Android 7.0 Nougat in OnePlus X

  • Download the ROM CyanogenMod 14.0 and move the file to the root of the phone.
  • Download  Google Apps, (Gapps) and move the file to the root of the phone. It is important to choose the good function of the operating system and the processor architectures.

How to install Android 7.0 Nougat in OnePlus X

Step 1: Turn off the phone and turn it on in Recovery mode. To do this press the volume up button and the turn off button at the same time.

Step 2:  From the Recovery, make the data wipes and cache.

Step 3:  Next, click on “Install” and flash/install the ROM and the GApps that we have transferred to the phone. Once done, restart the phone from the TWRP menu.

That is all. This is the guide on How to install Android 7.0 Nougat in OnePlus X. Get the most out of the device, following this guide to make a  nandroid backup and then be able to restore the whole system if you need it. It is also advisable to create a  backup of the EFS partition that stores identification information of your device.

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