9 Jun 2015

Install android lollipop 5.1 on Lg nexus 5 hammerhead using resurrection remix custom rom

Resurrection remix custom is updated with latest version of android lollipop and is ready to get flashed on Lg nexus 5 (hammerhead).Lg nexus 5 receives latest and greatest android updates much quicker than other smart phones.Bu the problem is you will have very less features to play with.If you some extra features but want to retain same ui then resurrection remix is for you.
Resurrection remix offers lot of features with improved performance and better control of your device if you compare it with stock ROM.This device as we all know has a code name "Hammerhead"

Why to go for a custom rom on Lg nexus 5?

  • Better performance: Though performance can be increased by controlling cpu and Gpu  with root apps you might not achieve what you want.There is better scope for performance on custom roms as developers implements different mods to make it perfect.
  • Battery life: Battery life is always opposite to performance.Greater the performance least the battery life  you get.In order to get a balance one between them you have to go for custom roms. 
  • Better customisation: Most of the apps with root access will work better on custom roms than on stock roms.For instance take xposed installer.It offers lot of modules for customisation but will work perfectly on custom roms than on stock one.
Prerequisites:
  • Charge your Lg Nexus 5 to at least 80% .
  • Backup all your apps and data on your device to external sdcard or computer as flashing resurrection remix rom will erase all the app data on your device including contacts.
  • Enable usb debugging on your Lg nexus 5.Of course you don't need to do this for sure but enable it.
  • Download resurrection remix rom and gapps if you need them.Transfer them to your device internal storage
  • Backup Efs and modem partitions of your Lg nexus 5..
  • You must have Clockworkmod recovery installed on your phone.

Install resurrection remix custom rom on Lg nexus 5:

Lg nexus 5 hammerhead resurrection remix custom rom

About resurrection rom:

This Resurrection remix rom which your are about to install on your google handset is based on android 5.1.1 lollipop which uses cyanogenmod,slim,omni and original remix roms sources as a base.
So you can all the best features of other roms are included in this ROM along with performance and a decent battery life.

Features of RR ROM:
  • Navigation bar tweaks: You can enable disable or navigation bar and also you can adjust the size of navigation bar.Navigation ring included toggles to in case of quick access just swipe from bottom of screen and you can access apps which you have set.
  • Status bar tweaks: Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Various tweaks are available to carrier label too like color and switch.Quick and smart pull down are also present.Battery icon too has tweaks.
  • Gesture anywhere: This basically lets to open any app at any time(while using other apps) with just a gesture.You have to set the gestures and use them.

  • Recent panel mods: Stock recent panel do not have an option to clear all the apps at once.In this ROM you a button to clear apps and can even set the position of the button.
  • App circle Bar:Swiping from the left or right edges of the screen an app bar pops up and you can choose what app you want to launch.This is great way of multitasking.
  • Lock screen mods: This includes placing of 5 shortcuts on lock screen and also set targets for the slider.
  • Theme engine: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom ROM which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tones and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
These are some of the features of the resurrection remix ROM and you can explore more features by flashing this custom rom on  Lg Nexus 5 hammerhead.

Flash RR rom using Twrp recovery:

  1. Download  resurrection remix rom hammerhead (Resurrection_Remix_LP_v5.4.0-20150330-hammerhead.zipand Gapps transfer it tointernal storage of device.
  2. Power of the device completely and wait for 10 seconds to confirm that it is completely off.
  3. Press volume up ,volume down and power button simultaneously and once you see boot loader screen release buttons.
  4. Using volume down as a navigation button move to recovery and click on Power button to confirm action and Device boots into Twrp recovery.
  5. Once you are in Twrp recovery Create a full ROM backup first.This is essential if you don't have a backup.
  6. Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache including system.Do not wipe internal storage at all.
  7. Flash Resurrection remix rom zip file which you have transferred already and then gapps.
  8. Reboot to system.
Wait for at least 20 minutes for initial boot to complete.Thats it you have successfully flashed android lollipop based resurrection remix custom rom on you Lg nexus 5 Hammerhead.If you have any queries let us know by commenting below.If you have soft bricked it just restore backup which you have made.
Install android lollipop 5.1 on Lg nexus 5 hammerhead using resurrection remix custom rom Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 20:29 Rating: 5 Resurrection remix custom is updated with latest version of android lollipop and is ready to get fl...

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