Android 7.0 Nougat

Made for you

  • With more ways to make Android your own, Android Nougat is our sweetest release yet.

The OS that speaks your languages

  • Bring your words to life with updated and entirely new emoji, and the ability to use two or more languages at the same time.
  • Over 1500 emoji including 72 new ones
  • Multi Locale language settings

Be in two places at once

  • Now you can switch between apps with a double tap, and run two apps side by side. So go ahead and watch a movie while texting, or read a recipe with your timer open.
  • Multi-window view
  • Quick switch between apps

Experience Android in a new dimension

  • Vulkan API is a game changer with high-performance 3D graphics. On supported devices, see apps leap to life with sharper graphics and eye-candy effects.

Enjoy simple, high quality virtual reality

  • With VR mode, Android Nougat is ready to transport you to new worlds. Available on Daydream-ready phones.

Keep on keeping on with a smarter battery

  • Doze now helps save battery power even when you're on the move. So your device will still go into low power usage while you carry it in your pocket or purse.

Stay in the moment

  • Android Nougat makes it easier to take action in the moment, with more personalized settings and smarter notifications.

Custom Quick Settings

  • Rearrange your Quick Setting tiles so you can get to what you want faster.

Notification Direct Reply

  • Mini conversations within your notifications let you reply on the fly – without opening any app.

Bundled Notifications

  • See what's new at a glance with bundled notifications from apps. Simply tap to expand and view more info without having to open the app.

More ways to make Android yours

  • Android Nougat opens up more ways for you to personalize your Android device. Decide how your data is used, the way you’re notified, and what your display looks like.

Data Saver

  • Limit how much data your device uses with Data Saver. When Data Saver is turned on, apps in the background won't be able to access cell data.

Notification Controls

  • When a notification pops up, just press and hold to toggle the settings. For instance, you can silence future alerts from an app in the notification itself.

Display Size

  • Not only can you change the size of the text on your device, but the size of the icons and the experience itself.

Security is at the heart of all we do

  • Your safety and privacy are important. As always, Android is built with powerful layers of security and encryption to keep your private data private. With Android Nougat, we’ve also added new features.

Seamless Updates

  • On select new devices, software updates download in the background, so you won't have to wait while your device syncs with the latest security tools.

File-based Encryption

  • By encrypting at the file level, Android can better isolate and protect files for individual users on your device.

Direct Boot

  • Starting your device is faster and apps run securely even before you enter your password.