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  • Title: CM12.1-nexus 5
  • Listed: 10/31/2015 3:51 pm
  • ROM Version: Android v5.1.1 Lollipop
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CM12.1-nexus 5

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Nexus 5 LG D820, 821


Step 1: Download CyanogenMod CM12.1 Android v5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM, and Google Apps and recovery, superSU ,busy box in the PC.

Step 2: Connect LG-Google Nexus 5 to PC via USB chord.

[Note: Before plugging the phone to the computer, make sure you have installed USB driver software, if not, click  to download the firmware]

Step 3: Place the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom ROM zip file and Google apps .zip files into the phone's memory. [Note: Users are advised to paste the .zip file in root folder of the storage, not in any other folder.]

[Note: Before users begin installing the custom software, make sure the device is already rooted and must have installed ClockworkMod Recovery or TWRP].

Step 4: Turn-off the device and disconnect from the PC.

Step 5: Perform the regular 'Bootloader Mode' sortie by press holding 'Volume up', 'Volume down' and 'Power' buttons.

Step 6: Once entering the 'Bootloader mode,' go to the ClockworkMod Recovery mode, then perform full data wipe, by choosing 'wipe data/factory reset' [Note: Use 'Volume' keys to navigate and 'Power' button to select options, while operating under Recovery Mode].

Step 7: Clear the cache memory by selecting 'wipe cache partition.'

Step 8: Go back to the ClockworkMod recovery, and select 'advanced' and tap 'wipe dalvik cache' [Note: This step is optional, but many recommend this procedure so that users will not face boot loops or any other errors in the middle of custom ROM installation]

Step 9: Come back to the main recovery screen and then tap 'install zip from SD card.'

Step 10: Tap 'choose zip from sdcard' and go to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM .zip file in the SD card and enter the installation process. Repeat the same procedure for installing Google Apps. [Note: use Volume keys to navigate and power button to select options]

Step 11: Once done with the installation process, navigate to '+++++Go Back+++++' and re-start the device by opting 'reboot system now' seen in the recovery menu.

Now, your device (LG-Google Nexus 5) will take a minimum of five minutes to complete the booting process.

Users then head to Settings >> select About phone to confirm the installation of CyanogenMod  CM12.1 Android v5.1.1 Lollipop  Custom ROM.

※Please make a backup of your device before installing or updating ROM

3 Responses to“CM12.1-nexus 5”

  1. 11/08/2015


    please sorry

  2. 04/23/2016


    Hello, I'm trying to use the tool sp flash tool with this rom. I downloaded all the files but the tool asks for a file "scatter" which is a (Map File). And I can not find this file, you could guide me.

  3. 03/28/2014



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