How to Install Slim 7 Based Android Nougat for ZTE Z9 Max

This is a new Custom ROM by Slim Team which works together to bring you the best tailor-made beauty straight from Android Open Source Project (AOSP) source code. Today you can instal the best custom ROM by Slim Team known as Slim 7 based Android Nougat for ZTE Z9 Max. We already shared the CM14 aka Cyanogenmod 14 for ZTE Z9 Max based on Android 7.0 Nougat Custom ROM. Today we have another Custom made ROM developed by Xda Senior member bauuuuu on XDA forum.

How to Install Slim 7 Based Android Nougat for ZTE Z9 Max

What is Slim7 Nougat ?

SlimRoms is a custom android operating system. Our main goal is to offer users a slimmed down yet feature rich alternative to other android operating systems.
The entire SlimTeam work together to bring you this tailor-made beauty straight from Android Open Source Project (AOSP) source code.
All of the sources can be publicly viewed through GitHub and you can stop by our public Gerrit to submit patches of any type.

Slim7 is the project name for SlimRoms based on Android 7.X.X Nougat.

Although some of these may not be present yet in the ROM, Slim typically offers the following original features:

  • Slim Navbar & Hardware key rebinding
    Single tap action, long press action, double tap action!-We’ve got you covered.
  • Slim Actions & Chamber of secrets
    Customize your device to the fullest -You’re a wizard!
  • SlimRecents
    A Faster alternative to stock recents -Your device, your choice.
  • SlimLauncher
    An Open source, feature filled launcher! -Make yourself at home
  • Status bar customization
    Clock and Date? Battery? -More fun than you can shake a stick at.

This is an early build of Slim7 Android 7.0 Nougat built from the newly released Google Android Source Code by XDA Senior Member bauuuuu. This is stable to use it has a daily driver but it has few bugs which is on WIP. As you already enjoyed CM14, Now you can also enjoy the Alpha build of Android 7.0 Nougat Slim7 for Nubia Z9 Max. If you want to try this ROM, then please download and follow the guide on How To Install Slim 7 Based Android Nougat for ZTE Z9 Max. By using TWRP Recovery, you can install the Slim 7 Nougat For Nubia Z9 Max.

What is in Android 7.0 Nougat ?

Android 7.0 Nougat was another codename for the new version of Android after Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It was unveiled on Google I/O 2016. This is the seventh major version of the Android operating system. Google first released Android 7.0 Nougat has a beta build on March 9, 2016, and it was officially released on August 22, 2016. This has a huge incremental and feature on this new update. Android Nougat comes with features such as Quick Switching between recent apps, Split Screen Mode, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.

Compatible: ZTE Nubia Z9 Max with Model nx512j


What’s Working:

  • Boots
  • RIL (Calls, SMS, Data)- a bit unstable in roaming mode
  • Wifi
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera (Photos )
  • Video Playback
  • Audio ( Record and Playback )
  • Sensors- most of them
  • Flash
  • button lights
  • vibration
  • SD Card

What’s Not Working:

  • remaining everything


  1. This will work on ZTE Z9 Max only, Don’t Try this in Any other device.
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. You will loose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone before doing this step using TWRP or CWM or any Custom Recovery.
  4. You must install TWRP or any Custom Recovery on your phone.
  5. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.

Steps for How to Install Slim 7 Based Android Nougat for ZTE Z9 Max: 

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  1. First of all, you need to boot into Recovery – Turn your phone off ->Hold Volume UP and Power button simultaneously for few seconds -> You will see the recovery. (in Some brand Volume Down and Power key)
  2. Before installing the custom ROM, it’s better if you Wipe all the data by Clicking the Wipe button and Select Advanced Wipe – Tick all except Internal Storage CM13 ROM for Xiaomi Mi Max
  3. Swipe to WIPE
  4. Now Click the Install Button to install the CM14 aka Cyanogenmod 14 Install CM13 ROM on Micromax A120
  5. Now Browse through the files of Internal memory where you have uploaded the Zip file of Custom Rom (better move the custom ROM zip into root of your internal memory)
  6. Select the Custom Rom Zip File and Swipe to confirm the installation. Then reboot.
  7. Now follow the same steps from Step one to install Kernel and Gapps
  8. That’s it ! Now reboot your phone. You have Install Nubia Z9 Max Successfully. 




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