How To Update Nexus 7 2012 Android 7.1.2 Nougat With Beanstalk Custom ROM

Dear all Nexus 7 2012 users! We have special news for you today. Your Nexus 7 2012 can now update to the Android 7.1.2 Nougat version. This Rom is based on the nearly latest LineageOS build of Android 7.1.2 Nougat & comes with a number of new changes for your tablet. If you like this ROM, here is how to update your Nexus 7 2017 to the Android 7.1.2.

Here are the new features of Beanstalk custom ROM that is based on 7.1.2 Nougat. We are sure you’d love to flash it your Nexus 7:

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LineageOS based


Built in Task Manager switcher

OnTheGo Mode

App Circle bar

System UI Tuner

Quicker system animations

Trimmed down fat and excess bloat

Option to enable all widgets

Numerous extra lockscreen options

LCD Density

Custom original BeanStalk Wallpapers by skyliner33v

Custom BeanStalk bootanimation by skyliner33v

3-minit battery support

Clock and date options

Contextual Header – Original and Polygraphic

Battery styles – Includes specific colors and styles. Also includes battery bar

Do not disturb option

Show notification count

Recent screen options

Customizable navigation bar

Use Omniswitch as default recents

Built-in screen record

Toast animations

App Circle bar

Gesture Anywhere

Disable FC warnings

Disable Immersive message

Force expanded Notifications

Configure scrolling cache

Build.prop MOD options to enable/disable tweaks as preferred

Less frequent Notification sounds options

CRT screen off/on options to specify how the animation shows

Enable/disable wake up on charge option

Superuser fully embedded into the build and accessed from settings menu

LOS Performance options and features

Hide superuser icon

Developer options and advanced reboot enabled by default

Wakelock Blocker

Custom Snap Camera which works much better than AOSP

New Kernel Control

Gello browse

However, as this is a Custom ROM, so your device might probably come with a small bug. Before flashing this ROM, you should definitely meet the pre-requirements.

Also read: How To Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Nexus 4

First, your Nexus 7 2017 needs to be installed a custom TWRP/CWM recovery before update. Besides, remember to make a Nandroid backup for your device as they data can get lost during the update. You should also enable USB Debugging option in Settings > Developer Options before update in order for connecting your device with computer more easily. Among other important needs, maintain at least 70% power left to avoid unexpected shutdown during the custom ROM update. Now see on how to update Android 7.1.2 Nougat Custom ROM on Nexus 7 2012.

How to update Nexus 7 2012 to Android 7.1.2
  • First, download the Android 7.1.2 Nougat Custom ROM Gapps for your Nexus 7 2012
  • Next, plug your device to your computer and then copy the Custom ROM file and the Gapps file into the internal storage. After that, switch off your device, unplug the USB cable and boot it into the Bootloader Mode by pressing Volume Up + Volume Down + Power buttons
  • Follow the navigation instructions on the screen and choose BOOTLOADER to go to the custom recovery mode.
  • Here, select “wipe data/factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” from recovery mode menu to wipe data and clear cache from your Nexus 7 2012.
  • Then choose “Install” option and flash the Beanstalk Custom ROM from your device.
  • Reboot into recovery again and flash the Nougat Google Apps package
  • Once done, return to the recovery menu and select “reboot now”.

That’s all you have to do. Wait for your device to boot up. Now you can taste the above-mentioned features on your Nexus 7 2012. In case of any issues, inform us in the comment section, we shall find out some solution for you.

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