Return Back to Android Marshmallow from Android N

Android N caught everyone of us by surprise, people were going crazy after it (still are). Most of them decided to enroll into the developer preview version, to check out the new features of Android N. Well people got the developer version out of curiosity and excitement of the new OS, but few realised that Android N is in initial stage of beta testing and there are great number of bugs to be discovered.

Only people with compatible devices like Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were able to get the developer preview on their phones for beta testing.

So if you have already tried out the Android N developer preview version and you want to go back to Android Marshmallow, You should be really grateful it’s a very easy process. It will get you back to the last public release of Android Marshmallow.

You might have to face a little struggle if you manually updated your phone to the developer preview version, for the folks who manually updated their phone, head on Google developer site and follow the instructions to flash Android Marshmallow back to your phone. For the others who updated via registering on the Android Beta developer program. Follow the guide below.

How to Return Back to Android Marshmallow from Android N

To return back to Android Marshmallow from Android N follow the steps below:

  • Go to (its the same site that you used to register as a developer).
  • Login with your Google Account.
  • Now scroll down, there you will see your registered device.
  • Next to your phone you will see a green button that says. “UNENROLL DEVICE”.

Return Back to Android Marshmallow from Android N

  • Click on it, it will ask for confirmation.
  • Now when you are done with the above process, in 5-10 minutes you will get an OTA update of latest public Android OS, that will be some version of Android Marshmallow.
  • Download it and Install. Your phone will return back to Android Marshmallow from Android N.

Note: When you will return back to Android Marshmallow from Android N, All your data from your phone will be deleted. So make sure you have a backed up all the data of your phone.

That’s it, it was quite easy, isn’t it? If you have any problem regarding how to return back to android marshmallow from android N, write to us in the comments below.

Also share us your experience with Android N, and why you made a mind to get back to Android Marshmallow?


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