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Sony guides how to build AOSP 7.0 Nougat on Xperia smartphones

29 August 2016 1

A couple of days ago, Sony confirmed the list of smartphones which will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat. But, the exact timeframe is unknown, however, to provide the users an early look, Sony has shared a guide in which it tells the users how to build the Android 7.0 Nougat, the AOSP flavor on their Xperia smartphones.

So, those who are capable of building the Android 7.0 on their devices, should head to the source provided below and follow the instructions provided by the Sony itself. Sony is helping such users to experience the taste of Android Nougat on their devices, before the official updates with Xperia skin land on their devices. The guide for building AOSP is very straightforward and Sony has given full support and step by step instructions for the same.

These instructions will guide you through each step from how to prepare your environment and install all necessary tools to downloading and configuring the code. The guide assumes you run Ubuntu, and it also works fine with the Linux-based system.

The guide also lists the tools and environment needed for the build. Once the build is ready, an unlocked bootloader will be required to flash the image using the fast boot.


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