Android 7.1.1 rolling out to Nexus and Pixel devices
Here is some good news for Android users. Android 7.1.1 is now available for Nexus and Pixel devices. This update brings functionalities that have been on the Pixel since October to Nexus and Android One devices in addition to the Pixel C. additionally, the Pixel and Pixel XL gain some new Moves other than some bug fixes.
- Fariha Khan
- December 6, 2016
App shortcuts offer quick access to key actions and are brought up by long pressing on the icon from wherever in the launcher. Gboard-like features are making their way into Android with image keyboards that enable for GIF search and entry as well. New emoji, enhanced live wallpaper support, as well as improved VR performance are some other features that we are to enjoy with this update.
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As 7.1 was available on the Pixel since October, a number of developers have already updated their apps in order to support the new features. All the major services of Google and some third-party apps have shortcuts. In addition, Google Keyboard has support for GIFs in Hangouts and Messenger.
Pixel users have faced various bug so far. That includes Band 4 and a number of camera problems. Release notes from carriers such as Verizon cite many particular bug fixes and “General connectivity improvements.” As we already witnessed in an OTA that rolled out in Canada, 2 new Moves enable you to double-tap to check device and lift to check device.
With this update brings the December security patch that has fixes 40 liabilities from severe to moderate. Here are the full download and OTA links:
• Pixel XL: Android 7.1.1 — NMF26O — Factory Image — OTA
• Pixel: Android 7.1.1 — NMF26O — Factory Image — OTA
• Pixel C: Android 7.1.1 —NMF26H — Factory Image — OTA
• Nexus 6P: Android 7.1.1 —NMF26F (except for Verizon) — Factory Image — OTA
• Nexus 5X: Android 7.1.1 —NMF26F — Factory Image — OTA
• Nexus 6: Android 7.0.0 — NBD91S, NBD91S — Factory Image (2) — OTA (2)
• Nexus Player: Android 7.1.1 —NMF26J — Factory Image — OTA
• Nexus 9 (LTE): Android 7.1.1 —NMF26F — Factory Image — OTA
• Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi): Android 7.1.1 —NMF26F — Factory Image — OTA