Good news Nexus 7 (2013) users because you can now update your Nexus 7 (2013) tablet to Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nougat Custom firmware. The Resurrection Remix OS is the second most popular custom ROM for Android devices after Lineage OS. All thanks to the Resurrection Remix OS team to build this amazing custom ROM for Nexus 7 (2013) which is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Now you can test the latest Android Nougat OS experience at your own device before the release of official update. This latest custom ROM comes with many new features, customization options, power management tools, configuration options, Kernel tweaks, performance optimization and much more. This ROM is not officially announced by Asus / Google but just a custom ROM. Your device must be rooted and installed with the latest custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) to flash the Resurrection Remix custom ROM on your device.
By following this quick and simple guide, you can easily update your Nexus 7 (2013) to Android 7.1.2 Nougat Resurrection Remix Custom Firmware. This custom ROM comes with all the official Android Nougat features and also brings some aftermarket features through which you can play and modify your device. You can use this custom firmware as a daily driver. Before proceeding don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data because while flashing this Resurrection Remix custom ROM, your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing the Android 7.1.2 Nougat Resurrection Remix Custom Firmware on Asus Nexus 7 (2013) then go ahead and follow the given steps.
Resurrection Remix Custom Firmware Features:
-Navbar Button Customization smartbar
-Double Tap To sleep navbar
-Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
-SuperUser Indicator Switch
-Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
-Carrier Label Switch
-Carrier label Color
-Carrier Label Size
-Time & date
-Day & date Toogle
-Center/Right/Left Clock Choice
-Clock Font Styles
-Battery Bar customization
-Battery Icon Customization(circle/landscape/Potrait and more)
-Battery % Text
-Network Traffic Indicator
-Network Traffic Arrows Switch
-Network traffic Color
-Statusbar RR Logo
-RR logo Color
-Weather Font Style
-Ticker Text color
-Ticker Icon Color
-Power Menu Animations
-Gestures Anywhere Feature
-3 Finger Swipe Screenshot Gesture
-App Circle Bar
-Choose apps in AppSidebar
-Choose apps in App circle
-Pie Trigger(left ,Right ,Bottom)
-More Pie Features
-Clear All button Switch
-Clear All Tasks Switch
-Clear All Button Location(Top right,Top Left,Top Center,Bottom Left,Bottom Right,Bottom Center)
-Full Screen Recents
-CLock And Alarm Customizations
-Weather Panel Customizations
-Lockscreen Bottom Shortcuts
-Lockscreen General Shorcuts
-100+ Icons for Shortcuts
-Double Tap to Sleep Lockscreen
-Lockscreen Media Art/Enable Disable
-Quick PIN/Patter Unlock
-Lockscreen Weather Widget
-Lockscreen Icons Color
-Quick Settings Draggable Tiles
-Dyanamic Tiles Adjustment
-Number of columns/rows
-LongPress Toogles to Enter Settings
-Disable Immersive Mode Messages
-Force Expand Notification
-Notification Panel Transperency
-Volume Dialog Transperency
-Notification Panel Stroke
-Volume Dialog Stroke
-Advanced Reboot Menu
-Power Menu Customizations
-Reboot(Recovery, Bootloader, Hot Reboot)
-Power Menu End Calls Switch
-On the Go Mode
-Home Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
-Home Button answer call
-Long Press Actions
-Double Tap Actions
-Menu Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
-Short Press Actions
-Long Press Actions
-Search Button(If Device Supports)
-Short Press Action
-Long Press Action
-Wake Up Device
-Ringtone Volume Control
-Keyboard Cursor Control
-Swap Buttons on Landscape mode
-Volume Key Answer
-Selinux Switch (Switch Between Permissive and Enforcing Selinux if Device has Selinux Enabled)
-Disable Battery Saver Warning Color
-Cammera Shutter Sound Enable/Disable
-Enabled By default
-Removed Demo mode and Tweaked SystemUI Tuner As compared To AOSP
-StatusBar Icons Cuzomizations
-Quick Settings Customizations
-Expanded Desktop Mode
-Heads Up Switch and customizations
-Configurable 0,90,180,270 Degree Rotation
-Lock Screen Autorotate Switch
-Native Tap to Wake From Marshmallow
-Double Tap Power Button To enable Camera gesture
-Prevent Accidental Wakeup
-Wake Phone on Charging Plug
-Battery Light Customizations
-Notification Light Customizations
-CM privacy guard
-Performance Tweaks(Kernel Aduitor Inbuilt)
-CM root inbuilt
-RR OTA (will come later)
-A Whole new RR Configurations
-OverAll Smoothness Improvements
-Optimizations to Improve Battery
-Includes All Android Nougat Features
-Includes ALL CM14.1 Features
-AND MUCH MUCH MORE
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all your relevant existing data on Nexus 7 (2013).
- The stock Marshmallow OS version should be installed on Nexus 7 (2013).
- Download and install USB drivers for Asus Nexus 7 on your computer.
- The Nexus bootloader should be unlocked.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- You Nexus 7 (2013) must be rooted, and the latest build of either CWM or TWRP Recovery should be pre-installed on it to flash a brand new Android 7.1.2-based custom ROM.
- For this firmware installation, you will also need to factory reset the phone.
- Finally, ensure that your Nexus device carries more than 70% of charge.
Please note that this guide can be used only for the Google Nexus 7 (2013) devices. Don’t use the firmware file given in this guide for any other device or incorrect variant. Do note that you will experience some force close errors while running this Nougat firmware on your Nexus 7 (2013).
- Download ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM
- Download Gapps for Android 7.1.2 ROMs from here.
Steps to Flash Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat Custom ROM on Asus Nexus 7 (2013) Tablet:
Step No 1: – Download Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM and Gapps for Android 7.1.2 ROM’s from the above links given on the desktop of your PC. (Make sure to select the Android 7.1.2 OS version) while downloading Google Apps package.
Step No 2: – Connect the device to your PC and copy/paste both files to the phone’s internal storage. Do not unzip the files.
Step No 3: – Disconnect the phone from PC and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 5: – While your Nexus7 (2013) is in Bootloader / Fastboot main screen, press Volume Up to enter into Recovery mode. Then press Power to boot the Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – Once in Recovery Mode, make an NANDROID Backup for the installed ROM by navigating to ‘backup and restore.’ Then set the file name and confirm process to begin the backup.
Step No 7: – Next, Factory Reset Nexus7 (2013) and proceed to flash the Android 7.1.2 custom ROM.
Step No 8: – In CWM Recovery, select ‘install zip from sd card’, then ‘choose zip from sd card.’ Find the Android 7.1.2 custom ROM file and confirm the installation process to begin.
Step No 9: – Once the Android 7.1.2 firmware installation is completed, repeat the above steps to flash the Gapps zip on your Nexus7 (2013).
Step No 10: – After installation is successfully finished, reboot the device in normal mode.
Step No 11: – Finally, flash the SuperSU Stable from here to get root access to the internal file system of your Nexus7 (2013) to remove the factory restrictions and permission to install tons of third-party apps.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or trouble while installing the ROM