In this guide you will be able to root Nexus 6P running MMB29P Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow factory image.The MMB29P firmware based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is already released for Nexus 6P, if you had not updated your Nexus 6P on MMB29P factory image then follow this guide. If you are already running the latest MMB29P firmware on your Nexus 6P then go ahead and carry on along with the guide to root Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29P Factory image on Nexus 6P.
How to root MMB29P Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Nexus 6P
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which includes installing Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)
Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%
Your device bootloader should be unlocked or Click Here (Remember the bootloader unlock process for all the nexus devices is the same so follow the whole procedure as described in Nexus 6P post)
Download these files:
Download Nexus USB drivers.
Download and Extract adb fastboot.
Download TWRP recovery for Nexus 6P
Download SuperSU v2.66
Process to root MMB29P Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Nexus 6P
Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to root your Nexus 6P on MMB29P firmware.
Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the TWRP recovery inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.
Now connect your device to the PC using USB cable.
Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.
Click on open command prompt here as shown in picture below.
Now enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode,
“adb reboot bootloader”
Once your device reboots into bootloader mode then type the following command
“fastboot flash recovery recovery.img”
This command will flash TWRP recovery on your device. Reboot the device.
Now comes the final process to root your Nexus device on Android 6.0.1 Marshamallow
How to root Nexus device on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Just follow the below steps in sequence to root MMB29P on Nexus 6P
Connect your device to your PC
Copy the SuperSU.zip on the internal storage of your device.
Turn off your device and enter into recovery mode by using hardware key combination or by typing the following command.
” adb reboot recovery “
Once your device reboot into recovery mode, hit Install
Select the SuperSU.zip file and swipe the slider to start flashing.
Once the installation process is complete, select Reboot.
That’s it! MMB29P Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware is successfully rooted on Nexus 6P. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.