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

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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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How to Upgrade Bootloader on Nexus 5! [HHZ11k][GetProp Error]

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Getting GetProp error that you don’t have the latest HHZ11k bootloader while installing a new custom ROM?

This is due to the fact that some of the latest custom ROMs require the latest bootloader.  You can unroot your Nexus 5 to the latest firmware to get the HHZ11k bootloader OR there’s a simpler way, just use fastboot to upgrade your bootloader manually.

Step 1. To do this, simply put your Nexus 5 into bootloader mode (see video if you don’t know how).

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

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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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How to Unroot Nexus 5 with Stock Firmware!

howto-unroot-nexus5-1 If you ever need to unbrick your Nexus 5 or return your phone for warranty purposes, you can unroot your Nexus 5 completely back to stock with stock firmware.

Now, if you did make a backup ROM of your stock ROM, you don’t have to do this, you can simply restore your stock ROM then lock the bootloader.  But in case you did not make a backup of your stock ROM, here’s how to unroot your Nexus 5 with stock firmware.  You can use Windows, Mac, or Linux to do this.

*WARNING – This unroot method delete EVERYTHING on your Nexus 5, please MAKE A BACKUP of EVERYTHING

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How to Install Custom ROM on Rooted Nexus 5!

howto-install-custom-rom-rooted-nexus5-1 For those of you who want to install a new custom ROM on your rooted Nexus 5, you will need to use either CWM or TWRP recovery.  If you used our Nexus 5 root method, you should have TWRP recovery installed.

If you want to use CWM Recovery instead, you can download ROM Manager from Play Store to flash latest version of CWM Recovery.  Likewise, you can also install TWRP recovery by downloading Goo Manager from Play Store.  You can use the two apps to switch between CWM or TWRP recovery once rooted.

Now, be

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How to Backup and Restore ROM on Nexus 5 with Root!

howto-backup-restore-rom-nexus5-with-root-1 Before you start installing custom ROMs or MODs, you might want to make a backup ROM.

What is a backup ROM?

Backup ROM consists of your whole OS, settings, apps, app data, and pretty much everything except for contents of your internal storage such as personal photos, videos, and other files.

Why backup ROM?

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