Custom ROMs are customized versions of the Android OS to give your Android device some more power, which in turn gives you a better and fast user experience — that’s what every user dreams about. There are a great many of developers who make custom ROMs for many devices with their own specialties and user-interface. I picked 8 of the most popular custom ROMs for Google Nexus 6P and you can choose one of these ROM which fits you the best — whether its performance, stability, customization or improved battery performance. But before installing any kind of custom ROMs, you should keep these points in mind.
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Files You Need
- You will need to install a custom recovery on the Google Huawei Nexus 6P before you can start installing any custom ROMs on the device.
- Some of the Google Nexus 6P custom ROMs might require you to root the Huawei Nexus 6P smartphone before installing them.
- Backup your data to any safe place like the PC to that same data from getting lost.
Pure Nexus Project ROM:
The Pure Nexus ROM is an Android 6.0 Marshmallow based custom ROM for the Nexus 6P with a Pure Nexus experience and some additional improvements. The Pure Nexus is the best custom ROM for stability, new features and improvements like layer support and customization. You should check this one out, since it’s by far the most popular custom ROM for your device.
Features: Pre-rooted with SuperSU, addon.d support, fully working VoLTE, lock screen customization, weather widget on lock screen, force expanded notification status bar, clock customization (left, right and disable), IME toggle, navigation bar size customization, option to disable on secure lock.
Stock ROM with goodies:
The Stock ROM is the default ROM with some great goodies which you always wanted to have on your Nexus 6P smartphone. The Stock ROM also can be used as a life saver when your phone gets bricked by any new custom ROM which sends your phone to a boot loop. This stock ROM is also pre-rooted so you don’t have to root it again.
Features: Dynamic nav bar colors (based on currently opened material app), ad blocking, multi window mode, lock screen rotation to 360 degrees, home screen rotation to 360 degrees, pre rooted, Android 6.0 Marshmallow based and many more customization options available in settings menu.
This custom ROM is made with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory image with a great deal of smoothness and speed. If you just want a custom ROM for more performance, smoothness, customization and nothing else, then you should go for this custom ROM.
Features: Based on Android 6.0 marshmallow MDB08M odexed factory image, AROMA installer (custom ROM installation with set up), stock kernel, ADB enabled by default, option on root, options to move SuperSU to the settings menu, swap nav bar buttons, center clock option.
The Clean Core ROM is a clean and simpler version of the latest Android builds. The CleanCore ROM custom ROM is extremely clean and simple with interface as well as features. This custom ROM doesn’t have any kind of features that aren’t useful which usually many users wouldn’t use much and fills up space.
Features: All the bloat wares and unusable Google apps is removed and this saves space, mainly based on stock factory images of Android sources, modified boot for best performance, smooth multi tasking.
AOSP (Android Open Source Project):
The AOSP custom ROMs are completely based on Android build sources with the least amount of customization. This AOSP ROM is build from Android 6.0 Marshmallow sources. This custom ROM is the best for you if you want the stock and simple ROM on your Google Nexus 6P.
Features: Status bar customization, battery style, brightness control on notification bar, double tap on status bar to sleep, show/hide notification count, pressing on clock or date on status bar launch respective app immediately, network traffic, status bar weather, Advanced reboot (softboot, recovery, download mode and reboot), lock screen customization and short cut assigning.
The Chroma ROM is a very light weight which is completely based on AOSP custom ROM builds to mainly focus on battery, performance and stability. The Chroma ROM is very close to being stock, as well as clean from all the unusable apps and features. If you always concerned about your data privacy and security then you should go for this ROM once. The Chrome ROM is another really popular ROM for this device.
Features: Layers support, battery style, clock and date customization, navigation bar customization, kill app by pressing and holding the back button, double tap status bar to sleep, lock screen wallpaper, power menu customization, advanced reboot, clear all recents button, navigation bar height.
Ti-X 1.0 ROM:
The Ti-X custom is basically a stock ROM with lots of customization, tweaks and boosted performance. Many of the tweaks includes png, mp3, jpg and videos compression, GPU off loading makes this custom ROM fast user interface and stable for daily driver.
Features: Lots of status bar, navigation bar and notification bar tweaks, very fast and stable custom ROM, GPU off loading for better performance and battery lat longer with this, SuperSU embedded in settings menu with SuperSU indicator on status bar, status bar tinting, navigation bar tinting.
The Mallow-AnglerROM will give you great sound, themes capability and amazing battery life for your device. The main focus of this custom ROM is to improve battery life with same Android 6.0 Marshmallow experience on Nexus 6P. Live weather launcher will make you feel the weather right at your home screen.
Features: Live weather launcher, lots of customization options for status bar, notification bar and navigation bar, Android 6.0 Marshmallow based, fast and fluid user experience.
Nexus 6P stock ROM (flashable zips):
These are Nexus 6P stock ROMs, but the main thing in these custom ROMs is this that you can easily install them from any custom recovery like TWRP or CWM. This ROM is best when you want to revoke root access from your Nexus 6P without installing stock ROM with a windows PC.
Features: Same as when you bought your Nexus 6P.
These were all the possible custom ROMs available on internet, you can chose one of then and free your Android device from any bounds. You can also contact me for any queries about the ROM or suggest me some so i can list that on our website, just use the comment section below.