Google Nexus 5 (codename: hammerhead) launched in October 2013. The phone came out of the box with Android 4.0 Jelly Bean and later upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Today we will guide on How to Install crDroid OS on Nexus 5 (hammerhead). This Custom Firmware is based on Android 10 Q.
To Install this Custom ROM, you need TWRP Recovery. We had already shared the method to install TWRP Recovery on Nexus 5. If you already installed TWRP, then you probably want to try new Custom ROM for Nexus 5.
Talking about the specifications, Nexus 5 features a 4.95-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16/32GB internal memory. The camera on the Nexus 5 comes with 8MP and 1.3MP front shooting camera. It is backed by a Non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery with Qi wireless charging.
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What is crDroid OS:
crDroid OS is a new custom ROM based on AOSP/ Lineage OS built from scratch by adding customization option from AOSPA, Lineage, SlimROM, crDroid OS and many others great ROMs out there. The ROM brings a lot of customization option along with Pure Android Experience.
Yes, you can enjoy the real Pixel smartphone experience by flashing the crDroid OS on your phone. Here we will list all the supported smartphone which can install the crDroid OS. crDroid was first developed for HTC smartphone and later started the same project for many new smartphones.
crDroid OS Features:
- Pixel look and feel
- Lineage OS – all mods and features
- 15 New Quick Settings Tiles including Caffeine mode, Expanded Desktop, and Sync
- Settings/Security: Quick PIN/Password Unlock
- Pixel Launcher
- Default sounds from latest Nexus image
- Stability and performance improvements
- And much more
Now download and install crDroid OS on Nexus 5 (hammerhead). This is an official crDroid OS built from scratch development. This ROM is still under development so expect some bugs and lags. You can anytime revert back to Stock ROM or any other custom ROM on Nexus 5.
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- AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo Supported Device list
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- Android Oreo Update for wearable Android devices
- Android Oreo is Here: List Of Official Supported Device
- crDroid OS – List of Supported Device
- OmniROM: List of Supported devices
- AOSP Android Pie 9.0 Supported devices
- Download Lineage OS 16
- Android 9.0 Pie: Supported Device List and Downloads
Steps to Install crDroid OS on Nexus 5
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- Supported: Nexus 5 (Don’t Try this on Any other device):
- Note: Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
- Required Drivers: Download Google USB Drivers.
- Unlock Bootloader: You need to unlock the bootloader on your device.
- TWRP Recovery: To flash this, You need TWRP Recovery on Nexus 5
- Backup using TWRP: Create and Restore Nandroid Backup using TWRP
- Download CRdroid ROM base:
Android 10 Q
- First of all, Download and move the both ROM and Gapps zip file to internal storage [root folder]
- Now boot your device into TWRP Recovery.
That’s it! I hope you have installed the crDroid OS on Nexus 5 successfully. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.