Custom ROM

If your phone is not supported anymore (Nexus 5) you can install a custom rom to have all security related updates on it.

It first the phone must have an unlocked boot loader.

Install TWRP

Download twrp from:

I used

Make sure developer mode is enabled on the phone.

Rename twrp-3.0.2-0-hammerhead.img → recovery.img Open a terminal and type:

adb reboot bootloader
fastboot flash recovery d:\Nexus5_backup\recovery.img
fastboot reboot

Make sure to hold directly volumn down + power.

Now select recovery mode and you should see the new recovery image loaded.


Connect a OTG usb adapter and a USB stick (formatted with FAT32). In TWRP select backup and select OTG as backup destination.

Install custom rom

I use the pure nexus project:

Tested with:

android/customrom.txt · Zuletzt geändert: 2016/12/10 18:49 (Externe Bearbeitung)