If you have update your Nexus 6P to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MHC19Q April security the next thing that will come to mind is rooting your device worry not we have that covered for you
•This Android 6.0.1 (MHC19Q) root should only be installed on Nexus
•You should make sure your Nexus 6P bootloader unlocked when on Android 6.0.1 MHC19Q software version.
•Make a Nandroid backup of your previous phone set up before proceeding – for just in case anything goes wrong.
•Backup important files stored on your device before proceeding with the
steps below, so that in case something goes wrong you’ll have backup of
all your important files.
We are not in any way
responsible, if you damage or brick your device.Do it on your own risk
and follow the instruction properly.
How to Root Nexus 6P on Android 6.0.1 MHC19Q April security patches:
Step 1 – Download Android SDK from the Android Developers website and install. Also set it up with downloading platform-tools and USB drivers package in SDK.
Step 2 – Enable USB Debugging mode in your Nexus 6P.
Step 3 – Download Fastboot from the following links depending on your OS
and extract it in android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory. Create
directory if not already there.
NOTE: Skip Steps 1, 2, 3 if you already have them.
Step 4 – Download SuperSU v2.66 for Nexus 6P on your PC, if you haven’t already.
Step 5 – Connect and mount your Nexus 6P USB memory on your computer using the USB cable.
Step 6 – Now copy/paste the BETA-SuperSU-v2.66-20160103015024.zip file
to your SD card. Make sure the file is in the SD card / internal storage
root (not in any folder).
Step 7 – Then turn OFF your phone.
Step 8 – twrp-220.127.116.11- Nexus 6p recovery and save it to your android-sdk-windowsplatform-toolsdirectory on your computer.
Step 9 – Now go into Fastboot/BootloaderMode on Nexus 6P. How? Press
Volume Down + Power keys for a few seconds till you see some text on the
screen. This isBootloader Mode.
Step 10 – Navigate to android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory and
open Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt).
Step 11 – Type in the following command and press Enter.
fastboot flash recovery twrp-18.104.22.168-angler.img
Step 12 – Once completed, choose RECOVERY from the Fastboot menu and enter Recovery Mode.
Step 13 – In ClockworkMod recovery, scroll down to “flash zip from SD card” and press the power button to select it.
Step 14 – Press the Power button again andselect “choose zip from sdcard”.
Step 15 – Now using your volume keys, navigate to
BETA-SuperSU-v2.66-20160103015024.zip and select it using the Power
button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation
procedure should start now.
Step 16 – After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back” and
reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the Recovery
menu. The phone will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot
on your first time. So, please wait.
That’s it! Your Nexus 6P is now rooted on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
firmware on your phone! Check for the SuperSU app in your apps list to
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