Category Archives: Nexus 5 Custom ROMs

Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM + Root for Nexus 5!


For this week’s Nexus 5 ROM of the Week, check out Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM with root!

This is not the final version of Android 5.0 (as it is still a preview) but after trying it for couple days I can say the final product is going to be nearly identical.  While you wait for the official version of Android 5.0 Lollipop in few weeks with the upcoming Nexus 6, you can certainly run it on your Nexus 5 as daily driver.

What’s new with Android 5.0 Lollipop?

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How to Convert Nexus 5 into OnePlus One!


For those of  you who are thinking about getting a OnePlus One, I am sure you are having a hard time getting an invite, if you have not got one yet.  There’s a way to convert your Nexus 5 into OnePlus One since OnePlus One uses a slightly modified version of CM11 ROM.

OnePlus One has its own Next camera app (which is pretty cool), lockscreen, AudioFX app (sorta like ViperAudio, pretty cool audio app actually), and couple other features.  You can get most of

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Mahdi ROM for Nexus 5! [Android 4.4.4]


For this week’s Nexus 5 ROM of the Week, check out Mahdi ROM.

Based on latest Android 4.4.4, Madhi ROM brings you the latest Android 4.4.4 along with lots of great customization including Hover, floating window (do a long-press in an app in Recents), Shake events, Animations, and much more.

What I really like about Madhi ROM is the performance, it’s really blazing-fast as the CPU parameters have been adjusted to run much faster while you use the phone but goes into deep sleep when you are not.  I notice this combination gives you some good performance whil

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SOKP ROM + Racer Kernel for Nexus 5! [Multi-Window/Floating Multi-Window/Sweep2Wake]


For this week’s Nexus 5 ROM of the Week, check out SOKP ROM with Racer kernel.

Based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, SOKP ROM aims to bring users endless number of customization/features along with full multi-window and floating multi-window working nearly flawless.  This also is their “milestone” version, meaning it’s going to be as stable as it gets.

Racer kernel does a pretty good job of making SOKP ROM even faster along with excellent battery life.  As a bonus, Racer kernel can also enable Sweep-2-Wake, Sweep-2-Sleep, and Double-Tap-to-Sleep usin

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Carbon ROM + Franco Kernel for Nexus 5! [Up to 3Ghz Overclocking]


For this week’s Nexus 5 ROM of the Week, check out the latest Carbon ROM along with Franco kernel for the ultimate Carbon Fibers customization experience and overclocking up to 3Ghz!

Based on latest Android 4.4.2, Carbon ROM has been well-known in custom ROM development for their tenacious updates and clean/simple ROM Control called Carbon Fibers (in Settings).

You may not find every possible customization on the Carbon ROM but you will find plenty to work with.  With Carbon Fibers Settings, you will be able to customize all of your favorite features like your

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