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Update Nexus 5 to Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Android Nougat 7.1.2, was released by the tech giant Google, designed for all Nexus series of Pixel phones. This 7.1.2 AOSP firmware came out of the beta program which was announced months earlier this year.

This update comes with April patch level security and AOSP sources all updated to stable and new firmware, which were built under N2G47J. Google nexus five got left out of updates because the device has also been erased. Anyways, there’s still a way to update  LG Nexus 5 to the Android 7.1.2 Nougat using the customized RO.Thanking the XDA developer guys who developed the new AOSP based custom ROM for the nexus 5.

The new ROM bases itself in firmware N2G47J, coming together with Android 7.1.2. Being an unofficial port, you can have expectations of bugs by its initial built. All of its very basic internet functions, built in are working just fine. Basic net stuff such as RIL, CAMERA, BLUETOOTH, and WI-FI, are already working in the perfect way.

You may also read: Step by Step Guide on How to Update Google Pixel and Pixel XL to Android 7.1.2 Official N2G47E

We can name the Bluetooth function, camera, WiFi connection, and internet browsers. Its developer states the ROM’s a daily drive. meaning there are no big issues such as closing force, lags, etc. Sometimes, battery might drain all its energy but this will happen rarely. With a very practical restart, it might work well again. The newest AOSP ROM inherits every new feature from Google. Including, pixel launcher app, hortcuts and one very advanced multiple windows.

How to download & install 7.1.2 Nougat AOSP ROM for Nexus 5:

Note: This latest update for the 7.1.2 has come in ROM custom form. You’re going to need to flash it using the TWRP recovery. Just wipe your previously installed system OS and below are the instruction to flash the new firmware. 

1- Downloads: 

Update to 7.1.2_r5 (N2G47J) and then download  File: aosp_hammerhead-7.1.2-nougat-20170407.zip [316.90 MB]

For Android 7.1.2 for based on Lineage OS 14.1 devices, download Dark Rom. which comes with Pixel features. 

2- After downloading the suitable files from above given downloads, transfer the downloaded files into your device’e storage. 

3- Reboot into TWRP recovery. Power out your device while holding the power button together with the volume.

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4- From the recovery option, tap wipe, select the indicated partitions but do not select the internal storage

5– Go back to the home screen and point to the installing option. Also, select ROM downloaded moments ago.

6- Slide right to begin the installation process.

7- You might also have to flash the SuperSU and Gapps in case your mobile device misses it.

8- Now just reboot to system.

You have successfully updated Android Nougat 7.1.2 to you Nexus 5.

 

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