How to root Nexus 5

How to root Nexus 5?

Root Nexus 5 means to have a complete access of Nexus 5, which a developer does not allow you to have. With root Nexus 5 you can do what you want and the way you want, you can increase the working capacity of your RAM and processor and many more stuff. With root Nexus 5 you can customize Nexus 5 the way you want and according to your use and can delete all the unnecessary apps which are not of your use and covering your space, now is the time to use that space for good purpose. Through rooting you can also get all those apps free of cost which are paid and not available in your home ground. By root Nexus 5 you can fully backup your mobile not just contacts and apps, with this you can easily factory reset your phone at any time and have all the stuff back as it is.

Root Nexus 5 on Android 6.0 MRA58K Marshmallow:

You have to follow simple and easy step and root Nexus 5 quickly in a good manner;

Before root nexus 5 backup of nexus 5 as some of the data might be lost while root nexus 5. You should have computer and connect your nexus 5 with computer via data cable to root nexus 5. You should have installed USB drivers of nexus 5 on your computer. After installing you should enable USB debugging on your mobile for this;
>> open Menu
>> go into Setting
>>tap Application
>>now enable USB debugging that is in Developer Option.
Your nexus 5 should be updated on Android 6.0 Marshmallow to follow root nexus 5 on Android 6.0. Nexus 5 should have battery more than 80%. As you fulfilled all these now we can go on our road to root nexus 5 safely by following all the steps:

  1. You have to download the kernel to root nexus 5 stock kernel provides root access with some fine tuning controls or despair kernel on your computer.
  2. Download super user root package version 2.50 or version 2.49 on your computer.
  3. To install recovery tool on nexus 5 you should download recovery clockwork.
  4. Now is the time to download Fastboot for Windows, for Mac and for Linux OR turn on mobile by holding and pressing Volume Up, Volume Down and Power Button until nexus 5 light turns on now it will be in Fastboot mode and skip to step 8.
  5. Download Fastboot file on your computer and create a directory.
  6. Now download recovery clockwork in the same directory where you downloaded the Fastboot.
  7. Time to enter into Boot loader you can enter by holding and pressing Volume Down and Power button together.
  8. Connect nexus 5 with computer and copy paste kernel and super user file in nexus 5 where you can easily find later on.
  9. Open the directory where you download recovery clockwork and Fastboot and open command prompt by doing right click while holding shift key and type the name of your recovery clockwork and press enter to start.
  10. From Fastboot menu selects recovery OR press Volume Down button three time and get on recovery screen.
  11. In the recovery mood find and install kernel on your phone and make a swipe to confirm flash from the bottom of your screen.
  12. After installing kernel now you have to download super user same as kernel. DO NOT INSTALL SUPER USER BEFORE KERNEL.
  13. Return to recovery’s main menu and tap Reboot System.Now it will take a few moments to root nexus 5 as the first root take some time and after that you will have your rooted nexus 5.

Root Nexus 5 on Android 5.1 Lollypop:

You have to follow simple and easy step and root Nexus 5 quickly in a good manner;

Before root nexus 5 backup of nexus 5 as some of the data might be lost while root nexus 5. You should have computer and connect your nexus 5 with computer via data cable to root nexus 5. You should have installed USB drivers of nexus 5 on your computer. After installing you should enable USB debugging on your mobile for this;
>> open Menu
>> go into Setting
>>tap Application
>>now enable USB debugging that is in Developer Option.
Your nexus 5 should be on Android 5.1 Lollypop to follow root nexus 5 on Android 5.1. Nexus 5 should have battery more than 80%. As you fulfilled all these now we can go on our road to root nexus 5 safely by following all the steps:

  1. You have to download ADB Tool kit folder on your computer as it is downloaded run and install “UniversalAdvDriverSetup” from ADB Toolkit.
  2. As it is installed check for Fastboot in tool kit. If you cannot find it then you have to download
  3. Download Super User Version 2.46 on your computer.
  4. Copy Super User into nexus 5 and place it in a folder where you can find it later on.
  5. Download and place ClockworkMod it in ADB directory in your computer.
  6. Open the directory where you download recovery clockwork and Fastboot and open command prompt by doing right click while holding shift key and type the name of your recovery clockwork and press enter to start.
  7. Press Volume Down button three times and get on recovery screen.
  8. In the recovery mood find and install kernel on your phone and make a swipe to confirm flash from the bottom of your screen.
  9. After installing kernel now you have to download super user same as kernel. DO NOT INSTALL SUPER USER BEFORE KERNEL.
  10. Return to recovery’s main menu and tap Reboot System.
  11. Now it will take a few moments to root nexus 5 as the first root take some time and after that you will have your rooted nexus 5.
  12. If nexus 5 taking too much time in Bootloop, switch it off, reboot in Fastboot and wipe everything and reboot it will root nexus 5.

Rooting may harm your Nexus 5:

As we know “with great power comes great responsibility” same with root Nexus 5. By root Nexus 5 you can also brick your phone if you don’t work properly and do not follow the steps properly you can left with an expensive paper weight. You can void your warranty by rooting your mobile as this may damage it properly then your warranty card would not go with you to help you solve your problem.

Author: Usawal Zada

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