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How to update Nubia Z17s to Android Pie based on Resurrection Remix 7 ROM

ZTE launched the Nubia Z17s NX595J smartphone back in 2017. The phone came with 5.7-inch IPS display panel that supports 1080 x 2040 pixels of resolutions. It powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) processor under the hoof. It featured with Adreno 540 GPU. The Nubia Z17s NX595J available in 6 GB of RAM with 64 GB internal storage and 8 GB of RAM with 128 GB internal storage. There is no micro SD card slot on board.

ZTE Nubia Z17s featured with dual camera sensors on the back side along with Dual-LED dual-tone flash, 12-megapixel main camera and 23-megapixel secondary camera. On the front side, the phone has the same dual camera setup, 5-megapixel main and 5-megapixel secondary. It packed with Non-removable Li-Po 3100 mAh battery along with Fast battery charging 26W (Quick charge 4+) feature.

The Nubia Z17s NX595J runs on Android 7.1.1 nougat operating system out of the box. Unfortunately, the company did not release an OS update for the phone. The latest version of Android is 9.0 Pi. If you want to experience the Android 9.0 Pie operating system interface on your phone, then there is only one way to do. You need to download and install custom-based Android 9.0 Pie ROM.

Resurrection Remix 7 (RR 7) one of the best custom ROM based on Android Pie operating system. Here in this article, we will guide you how to download and update Nubia Z17s to Android 9.0 Pie. The Android 9.0 Pie for Nubia Z17s NX595J is based on Resurrection Remix 7 custom ROM. The Android Pie RR 7 ROM for Nubia Z17s also comes with GSI with Treble Enabled. GSI means Generic System image. If you are the user of Nubia Z17s then this is the good news for you. You can now download and install Android Pie Resurrection Remix 7 custom ROM with GSI on Nubia Z17s model.

Thanks to the XDA Recognized Developer mracar who work hard on this project. With the help of Project treble, the custom ROM communities boosted ROM development. Now the Budget devices based on Kirin and Exynos brands are also supported custom ROMs like Lineage OS, Resurrection Remix, Mokee OS, Pixel Experience.

Android 9.0 Pie features:-

  • Indoor navigation with Wi-Fi RTT
  • Gesture Navigation
  • Dashboard
  • App Timer
  • Wind Down
  • Notch support
  • App Actions and Slices
  • Lockdown mode
  • Zoom in text
  • Smarter Notification Channels
  • Improvement in messaging apps
  • An easier way to take screenshots and edit them
  • Auto-Rotate Button
  • Dark theme
  • Increased security
  • Default HTTPS for apps
  • Pair up to 5 Bluetooth devices
  • Alert tone to notify call recordings
  • Media Panel UI change
  • Support for HEIF image and HDR VP9 video format
  • Autofill in browsers
  • 157 new emojis
  • Ambient Display for Battery Percentage
  • Adaptive Battery
  • Adaptive Brightness
  • ART improvements


  • Make sure your device charged up to 60%.
  • Make sure your device bootloader is unlocked.
  • This tutorial is only for Galaxy A8 SM-A530 model number. Don’t try it on other devices.
  • Make sure to take a complete backup of your device.
  • Enable your device USB debugging.
  • Make sure you have installed latest TWRP recovery.



We will not be responsible if anything goes wrong or happened your device that may happen while/after following this guide. This ROM may or may not be completely stable and we don't recommend you to try this ROM as a daily driver. So proceed at your own risk.

Update Nubia Z17s to Android 9.0 Pie based on Resurrection Remix 7

  • Download all the files from links on your PC/Laptop as mentioned in the download section
  • Now extract the RR 7 Android Pie GSI file and transfer both Android Pie system.img image and Gapps into internal storage of the phone.
  • Now reboot your phone into TWRP Recovery.
  • Now Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
  • Now, tap on the install and select the system.img zip file and flash it.
  • After installation complete, flash GApps zip file.
  • After complete installation, go back to the main memory and reboot your device.
  • It will take time to boot while doing first time after installation.

That’s it. You have successfully installed Android 9.0 Pie custom ROM on Nubia Z17s based on Resurrection Remix 7. If you are facing any problem while installing Android 9 Pie ROM on your device, please let us know in the comment section.

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