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Advanced Preferred OS - Nexus 7 2013

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Liamus27, May 17, 2016.

  1. Liamus27

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    I have just bought a new Nexus 7 2013 that ships with Android JellyBean 4.3. I'm just after some advice as to whether I should update the firmware and if so to which version?
    Thanks
     
  2. Liamus27

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    There are a ton of Nexus users on here - can't believe no-one has an opinion/suggestion.
     
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    Marshmallow works great on my Nexus 6P. I'm pretty sure the Nexus 7 2013 supports Marshmallow also I would definitely update it :)
     
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    Thanks - have you optimised the device in any way and have you experienced any lag?
     
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    No lag at all, it runs extremely smooth on the 6P! What do you mean by optimized the device, Like apps or system changes?
     
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    On my Nexus 7 2013, I upgraded OS to Marshmallow then removed EVERYTHING that was not needed. Maps and DJI GO is all that's on. No lagging, runs like a champ.
     
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    is it safe to remove everything? I never know which apps may affect the running of the tablet?
     
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    Android won't let you delete important system apps that are essential to the tablet so it's safe
     
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    I got my nexus 7 (2013) last feb and upgraded it to 6.01. Later I thought maybe I should have just used 4.43 or what ever was on it.
    The logic being that the older OS may be less demanding on the CPU.

    However I am running on what is in my signature. It has crashed a few times and I have done 3 re installs, changed sd cards and developed the habit of formatting the SD card at the start of each flight.(as opposed to deleting from pc.)
    Somewhere in all of that I have no problems now and also run a screen recorder on occasion as well.
    I have very few other apps on the nexus and it's only purpose is for the P3.

    It has a good bright screen and even tho I bought the DJI hood. I don't use it.
    Keeping grimmy finger prints off is the most helpful anti-glare.
     
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    As Alfex says is good. If you use the Nexus for nothing but P3 use then uninstall anything which you will not use.
     
  11. Liamus27

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    I did this and the Nexus would not restart and required a factory reset....
     
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    Strange I've done it before without any problems
     
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    Can't connect my reset N7 2013 marshmallow, to my P4. its like the USB port isn't working, in development mode USB debugged. Any help would be helpful
     
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