How to Update and Root Android 5.1 on Nexus 5!

howtoupdateandrootandroid5.1-Nexus5

For those of you with a rooted Nexus 5, you will probably want to experience the latest Android 5.1 which just came out yesterday.  This will also update your bootloader and radios to the latest version.

Android 5.1 does come with lots of bug fixes, performance improvements, menu tweaks, and much much more.  There may be some hidden easter eggs, can you find them all?

The process is very easy if you have a rooted Nexus 5, so if you want to do it, simply follow our instructions posted at HighOnAndroid.com.

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You will need a rooted Nexus 5 to install all ROM/kernels.
NOTE: THE AUTHOR OF THIS SITE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU MESS UP YOUR PHONE, PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS TWICE BEFORE TRYING IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME TO ROOTING AND CUSTOM ROMS!

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