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Showing posts with label Nexus 5. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nexus 5. Show all posts

07 May 2014

[Tool] Flash CWM, TWRP, PhilZ or Stock Recovery for Nexus 5

Nexus 5 recovery flasher tool is a simple tool which can install the most familiar custom (CWM, TWRP, PhilZ) and stock recovery image for Google Nexus 5 phone easily using fastboot mode.

Requirements :
  • Recovery flasher tool.
  • Unlocked Nexus 5 bootloader.
  • Installed Google USB driver.
  • Windows PC. 
Steps : 
  • Turn off your Nexus 5 and put it into fastboot mode (power + vol down) buttons. 
  • Extract the tool, Open extracted  folder and double click "Nexus5_Recovery_Flasher.bat"
  • Type the number of your choice from the list and press Enter key on your computer's keyboard to continue.
  • Connect your device to PC via USB cable (wait until your PC detect it).
  • Follow the on screen instructions ... 
Done !
Notes :
  • This process won't wipe your data.
  • Your Nexus 5 phone must have unlocked bootloader.
  • Use this tool at your own risk.
  • Credit goes recovery developers CWM, TWRP, PhilZ and Goolge.
How to install USB driver for Nexus phones ...
- Download and unzip the downloaded driver file "latest_usb_driver_windows.zip".
- Connect your nexus to PC 
- Right click on my computer and choose "Manage"
- Click on "Device Manager" and you should see your device name, right click on it and choose "Update Driver Software..."
- Browse your computer for the extracted folder "usb_driver". 

Downloads :

22 March 2014

How to One Click Unlock Bootloader + Root Google Nexus 5 [CF-Auto-Root]

Rooting your Nexus 5 phone by CF-Auto-Root method is the quickest and easiest way for gaining full root permissions on the device.
CF-Auto-Root does not include a custom kernel, it will keep your nexus 5 as close to stock as possible with root access.

Requirements :
  • Google nexus 5
  • Extracted CF-Auto-Root file.
  • Installed Google USB driver.
  • Windows PC.
Steps :
  • Backup all data before starting rooting process, it will wipe all your data.
  • Turn off your nexus 5 and put it into fastboot mode (power + vol down) buttons.
  • Double click "root-windows.bat" for windows and press any key on your computer's keyboard to continue.
  • Connect your device to PC via USB cable (wait until your PC detect it).
  • Press vol up to choose "unlock bootloader", then power button to confirm.
  • Your nexus 5 will erase the data, then reboot into a screen which display a red Android logo.
  • Wait a few minutes until your device finish configuration.
  • You will see SuperSU app in your device app drawer
Done !
Notes :
  • This process will void your device's warranty
  • CF-Auto-Root method will unlock bootloader, install SuperSU and binary, NO custom recovery.
  • Use it at your own risk
  • Credit goes to "chainfire" cf-auto-root developer, main thread.
How to install USB driver for Nexus phones ...
- Download and unzip the downloaded driver file "latest_usb_driver_windows.zip".
- Connect your nexus to PC
- Right click on my computer and choose "Manage"
- Click on "Device Manager" and you should see your device name, right click on it and choose "Update Driver Software..."
- Browse your computer for the extracted folder "usb_driver".

Downloads :
  • CF-Auto-Root file for Nexus 5 HERE 
  • Google USB driver HERE