How to Upgrade Google Nexus 5 to Latest Android L

Google has recently released the bets version of latest Android version, i.e. Android L. Also it is very obvious that the Google Devices Nexus 5 as well as Nexus 7 are going to receive the first update of this new Android release. But due to the fact that the update version is not fully prepared for an official final release, it has not been made available in the form of a finished OA download.

Android L

For those who want their Nexus device up to date and wish to install this beta version of Android L, follow the steps that are given below to upgrade Google Nexus to Latest Android L.

Steps to upgrade Google Nexus 5 to Latest Android L

Step 1: It is really needless to tell you that you need to have a rooted Nexus device with CWM recovery or TWRP installed in it.

Step 2: Now, if you have a rooted device with TWRP of CWM recovery, switch it off and boot your Nexus device in recovery mode and then unmount system.

Nexus 5 TWRP

Step 3: There you are going to find an option to wipe system data, wipe system cache as well as Dalvik. Choose them all one by one so that you can have a clean install of Android L on your device.

Step 4: Now download the Android L ROM file from the link which has been given below.

Android L- Download

Step 5: Now transfer the downloaded file to your Nexus device and Flash it using recovery. For flashing choose the option “install zip from SD card” and then locate and install the above downloaded file on your device.

Nexus side load

Step 6: Yu can also flash modified Kernel, SuperSU mode as well as New Radio on your device, but all these installations are option. In case you want to install these files, you can download them from the links given below and then flash them one by one on your Nexus device. All these files must be flashed after flashing the Android L ROM. These components are going to make your Android L experience much more interesting and easy.

Super SU

Modifies Kernel- Download

SuperSU Mode- Download

New Radio- Download

Step 7: Now all you need to do is to reboot your Nexus 5 Smartphone and it is done.

Reboot

Now your device is going to reboot with new Android L version installed in it. Now you are ready to experience the new features as well as looks of this L version of Android on your Nexus 5 Smartphone.


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