Rooted Nexus 5X on Nougat supports Daydream VR with this mod

According to the users on Reddit, it’s possible to get support for Google’s Daydream VR platform onto the Nexus 5X, and potentially other devices which are running on Android 7.0 Nougat software.

Having said that, this isn’t official support from Google or the manufacturers so there is no guaranteeing that it will work for any phone or device that has Android 7.0 Nougat software installed.

It’s also worth mentioning that some users may have varied results compared to the original poster even if they are running the same device, although that is much less likely if all of the same steps are followed.

Daydream is Google’s VR providing and introduces with the Google’s newest Pixel units.

The method theoretically works with any device running on Android 7.0 Nougat or above.

For those who have rooted devices, the next step is to open up any file explorer application that will let you see and navigate through the folders that are only visible with root access.

The file that users should be looking for is “/system/etc/permissions/handheld_core_hardware.xml” without the quotes, then add and /> lines into the root permission tagThe most important question, How to try this new on your smartphone.

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