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Android 7.0 Nougat Nexus 6P Battery Life Problem: Steps to Fix It

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Android 7.0 Nougat Nexus 6P Battery Life Fix and Options

There have been some issues with Nexus 6P battery life once upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat. Some users reported that the device stopped working under certain circumstances. Because of this, some owners have been avoiding to update their devices to the OS Android 7.0. Owners are hoping that the updated OS Android 7.1 is going to fix the battery issues.

YouTube videos posted by some Google Nexus 6P owners have gone viral. One issue was the device stopped working and can only be restarted when plugged into a power source. In another video, the issue started when Android 7.0 Nougat started running on the device. The video showed the owner’s device shutdown when he removed the charger link, and the device kept on rebooting.

Another video showed a user who recently acquired a Nexus 6P with Android 7.0 running as its OS. After taking two shots using the device’s camera, it went black and was completely disabled. The user then plugged the charging cord to the device and waited for the battery icon to appear, and then unplugged it. Only then can the power button be used to restart the phone.

Many owners that had problems with Nexus 6P battery life responded to those videos, saying that they experienced the same problems concerning their devices. The frequent issues were the battery would drain quickly or faster when it reached 25 percent battery level. Then it would abruptly shutdown.

It is not certain whether there is a definite fix. There are only two workable options for Google Nexus 6P owners at the moment. First is to upgrade the OS to Android 7.1, and the second one is to downgrade it to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. These options might fix the issues Nexus 6P users are having.

Right now, users experiencing bugs on their Nexus 6P battery life due to the OS Android 7.0 Nougat can download the new OS Android 7.1. However, they should be aware that this version might still have bugs like the ones just reported.

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