Nexus 5 is Google’s Android phone. Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, Google Nexus 5 Lineage OS 14.1 has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. LG Google Nexus 5 smartphone with 4.95-inch 1080×1920 display powered by 2.26GHz quad-core processor alongside 2GB of RAM and 13 & 8-megapixel Camera. If you want some more Lineage ROMs or wanna taste the OFFICIAL Lineage build then stay tuned the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM collection page. Before this there was the CM14.1 for Google Nexus 5. You can also flash custom ROMs (operating systems) like AICPAOKP , Lineage OSCyanogenMod, etc.. that can completely change your Android experience. Today we are here with the process of How to Root and Install TWRP on Google Nexus 5 Android Phone. 

THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM on a Google Nexus 5 requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the Google Nexus 5 phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you. 

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ROM Download link 1 of Lineage 14.1 for Google Nexus 5
ROM Downoad Link 2 of Lineage 14.1 for google Nexus 5
Lineage Nougat GApps download link for Google Nexus 5

Step-by-step installation guide

Step 1:  Download Google Nexus 5 LineageOS [unofficial] 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps
Step 2: Place the Android Nougat ROM into the phone’s storage memory.

Step 3: Turn off device.

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Step 4: Perform Recovery mode sorties by long pressing Volume (Down) + Power key Simultaneously

Step 5: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone’s memory (full) by selecting ‘Wipe’ option. Once done, select – ‘Swipe to Factory Reset’ perform factory reset

Step 6: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install‘ and Selecting Downloaded Lineage.Zip file.

Step 7: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 8: Flashing of the ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful‘ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
Step 9: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install’ Select Downloaded GApps.Zip file in the phone’s memory.

Step 10: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’

Step 11: Reboot your Mobile
Note:- If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select ‘Wipe cache/dalvik’. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation.

That’s it! Your Google Nexus 5 should now have Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.


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