Quickest and easiest way to install custom recovery on the Nexus 6

So you have unlocked the bootloader, got root, and now ready to install custom recovery on the Nexus 6. There is a REALLY quick and easy way to install a custom recovery without your computer. This method all you need is internet access on your Nexus 6, able to download a file and an app. Then flash! Follow the steps below to install a custom recovery for your Nexus 6.

For this tutorial I am using TWRP Custom Recover. There will be others you can use, but for now try TWRP.

Steps To Install Custom Recovery:

  • Install TWRP App
  • Open the app and select the menu on the top left
  • Select Install TWRP (You will be taken to a webpage)
  • Download the file img. (Near the middle of the page)
  • Install Flashify from the Play Store
  • Allow SuperSu permissions once opening Flashify
  • Select Recovery Image
  • Select Choose File
  • Under Downloads Select the file “openrecovery-twrp-[version]-shamu.img
  • Select Yup!
  • Boot into Recovery if you want and

Watch the video walkthrough if you need a visual aid.

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