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Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM for Google Nexus 5 |

Haroon Aejaz

Install Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM for Google Nexus 5 . This ROM ( Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ) has specifically developed for Google Nexus 5 not to mention its credit would go to . We took this ROM from XDA and in this article we are going to present you with a comprehensive step-by-step guide on how you can install / Flash Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM on Google Nexus 5 .

If you would like even more information relevant to the ROM, Root and firmware then check out our following pages.

Related Articles Dated
Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM for Google Nexus 5January 25, 2017
Nitrogen OS Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Google Nexus 5October 5, 2016
Nitrogen OS Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Google Nexus 4October 5, 2016
UNOFFICIAL AOSP Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Google Nexus 7October 4, 2016

Coming back to the Rom, here is the features of Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom

Features of Rom

RR Customizations:-
-Enable/Disable Navbar
-Navbar Button Customization smartbar
-Navbar Pulse
-Navbar Fling
-Double Tap To sleep navbar
-Statusbar
-Brightness Slider
-Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
-SuperUser Indicator Switch
-Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
-Carrier Label
-Carrier Label Switch
-Carrier label Color
-Carrier Label Size
-Clock Customizations
-Time & date
-Day & date Toogle
-Center/Right/Left Clock Choice
-Date Format
-Clock Font Styles
-Battery
-Battery Bar customization
-Battery Icon Customization(circle/landscape/Potrait and more)
-Battery % Text
-Network Traffic Indicator
-Network Traffic Arrows Switch
-Incoming/OutGoing Traffic
-Network traffic Color
-Statusbar RR Logo
-RR logo Color
-Position
-Custom Logos
-logo Color
-Position
-Style
-StatusBar Weather
-Weather Color
-Weather Position(left/right)
-Weather Font Style
-Weather Size
-StatusBar Ticker
-Ticker Text color
-Ticker Icon Color
-Animations
-Toast Animations
-ListView Animations
-System Animations
-Power Menu Animations
-Misc Animations
-Gestures
-Gestures Anywhere Feature
-3 Finger Swipe Screenshot Gesture
-App Circle Bar
-Choose apps in AppSidebar
-Trigger Width
-Trigger Hieght
-Trigger Position
-App Sidebar
-Choose apps in App circle
-Trigger Width
-Trigger Hieght
-Trigger Position
-Pie
-Pie Trigger(left ,Right ,Bottom)
-Pie Targets
-Pie Colors
-More Pie Features
-Recents Panel
-Clear All button Switch
-Clear All Tasks Switch
-Clear All Button Location(Top right,Top Left,Top Center,Bottom Left,Bottom Right,Bottom Center)
-Full Screen Recents
-Recents Styles
-OmniSwitch
-Cclock Widget
-CLock And Alarm Customizations
-Weather Panel Customizations
-Calender Events
-LockScreen
-Lockscreen Bottom Shortcuts
-Lockscreen General Shorcuts
-100+ Icons for Shortcuts
-Double Tap to Sleep Lockscreen
-Lockscreen Media Art/Enable Disable
-Quick PIN/Patter Unlock
-LockScreen Wallpaper
-Lockscreen Weather Widget
-Lockscreen Icons Color
-Quick Settings Draggable Tiles
-Customizable Tiles
-Dyanamic Tiles Adjustment
-Number of columns/rows
-Tile Animations
-Notification Drawer
-LongPress Toogles to Enter Settings
-Disable Immersive Mode Messages
-Force Expand Notification
-Quick PullDown
-Smart Pulldown
-Notification Panel Transperency
-Volume Dialog Transperency
-Notification Panel Stroke
-Volume Dialog Stroke
-Buttons
-Backlight Timer
-Backlight Strength
-Advanced Reboot Menu
-Power Menu Customizations
-Power Off
-Reboot(Recovery, Bootloader, Hot Reboot)
-ScreenShot
-Power Menu End Calls Switch
-Restart SystemUI
-Airplane Mode
-ScreenRecord
-On the Go Mode
-Sound Panel
-Home Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
-Home Button answer call
-Long Press Actions
-Double Tap Actions
-Menu Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
-Short Press Actions
-Long Press Actions
-Search Button(If Device Supports)
-Short Press Action
-Long Press Action
-Volume Buttons
-Wake Up Device
-Playback Control
-Ringtone Volume Control
-Keyboard Cursor Control
-Swap Buttons on Landscape mode
-Volume Key Answer
-Miscellaneous
-Selinux Switch (Switch Between Permissive and Enforcing Selinux if Device has Selinux Enabled)
-cLock Shortcut
-Disable Battery Saver Warning Color
-OTA
-Cammera Shutter Sound Enable/Disable
-SystemUI Tuner
-Enabled By default
-Removed Demo mode and Tweaked SystemUI Tuner As compared To AOSP
-StatusBar Icons Cuzomizations
-Quick Settings Customizations
-Other Features
-Perfomance Profiles
-LCD Density
-Expanded Desktop Mode
-Heads Up Switch and customizations
-Live Display
-Configurable 0,90,180,270 Degree Rotation
-Lock Screen Autorotate Switch
-Native Tap to Wake From Marshmallow
-Double Tap Power Button To enable Camera gesture
-Prevent Accidental Wakeup
-Wake Phone on Charging Plug
-Battery Light Customizations
-Notification Light Customizations
-Font Size
-CM privacy guard
-Performance Tweaks(Kernel Aduitor Inbuilt)
-CM root inbuilt
-RR OTA
-A Whole new RR Configurations
-OverAll Smoothness Improvements
-Optimizations to Improve Battery
-Includes All Android Nougat Features
-Includes ALL CM14.1 Features

Warning No. 1

  • This is a warning from Best-Tech-Reviews.com that this Guide / Tutorial is only applicable for Google Nexus 5 . Be careful not to try this guide on any other Android device, it does work only with Google Nexus 5 .
  • First, you have to verify your device model (Google Nexus 5) number Under: Settings » About (there you see device name).
  • And also note that we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page.
  • Try this at your own risk. If you follow our instructions as it is, which is stated below, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged
  • Above of all your Smartphone must be factory unlocked / Rooted.
  • Use Nandroid backup, which basically will take an image of your current system. That way, if something goes wrong, you can restore your phone to exactly the way it was before. (Tutorial Link)

 

As we mentioned in above, before installing Rom on your Google Nexus 5 you have to take back-up.
For this purpose we have made a tutorial on how you can take complete backup of Google Nexus 5. Please follow the guide carefully to be able to restore Google Nexus 5 to current system when needed.

This really is an essential step before doing anything to your Google Nexus 5

Pre-requirements

 

How to take Complete backup of Google Nexus 5

So now moving toward backup of Google Nexus 5 . Here is the list, which is necessary to take backup

  • Backup all the SMS and SMS Logs, contacts and Calls Logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  • Backup Whatsapp and Viber Messages and call logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  • Backup your Game Data.
  • Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
  • APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
  • Backup your Apps and their Data Files via app Download from Play Store

Warning No.2

Before going to Flash Rom on Google Nexus 5 , we want to inform you that you need to Root your device first and this step will Void your handset’s warranty. However, there are certain steps to unroot and install the official firmware on it.

Unlock Bootloader of Google Nexus 5 and Flash a Custom Recovery

Before going Flash Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom on your ".Google." ".Nexus 5." you do not actually need to root your phone to flash a ROM.  You just need to unlock bootloader of Google Nexus 5 and flash a custom recovery.

However, this likely to root your phone. Therefore rooting the Google Nexus 5 is exactly what you are going to do first. Unfortunately, we cannot go through this step in detail here, for this purpose you need to go to our Rooting section.

NOTE: Unlocking your bootloader will most likely wipe your Google Nexus 5, and without root access, you won’t be able to backup system. So, it is better to save anything you want to keep on your computer

We will recommend you to search on XDA that how to unlock the bootloader of your Google Nexus 5. Because every model has its own way to unlock bootloader.
After unlocking bootloader, we will use Nandroid to take backup of Google Nexus 5. What Nandroid do is, it will take an image of your current system. Which help to restore your device, as before it was. This will save you a lot of hassle if something goes wrong.

To do this:

Step 1: Reboot your Google Nexus 5 and enter recovery mode. This is a bit different on every device, but usually  you can reboot by pressing the power and volume buttons at the same time.

Step 2: Go to "Backup" or "Nandroid" section of your recovery mode. The default settings should be fine, you don’t need to do anything with default settings.

Step 3: Take the backup from here and re-name it, it will help you to remember. Confirm your backup setting and let it run.

Step 4: Wait for the backup to finish. This may take 6-10 mints.

We will  also recommend you to take the second type of backup: your apps and settings.  For this try Titanium Backup.

Note that you will need to root, to use Titanium Backup.

So, Now you are planning to wipe your data and cache, Right? There are some points to read:

  • If you are flashing a brand new ROM ( Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ), you definitely need to wipe data and cache. This may perform a factory reset on Google Nexus 5 therefore you will lose all the data.
  • If you are flashing a fresh version of identical Rom you are already running, we would suggest Only To WIPE CACHE. It is going to save all your apps and settings.
  • Remember, for those who have already taken a backup, then there is absolutely no issue in factory reset, wiping data or the cache. It is possible to restore it anytime.
  • When you only wipe your cache, usually particular apps might face issue. You will need to wipe data and the cache both of them to fix everything.

 

Download Section

Download Google Apps (Gapps)

Download Now Resurrection Remix ROM for Google Nexus 5

 

How to Flash a ROM to Your Google Nexus 5

Now comes the actual part. After downloading Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom save it on your phone. It should come in the form of a fairly large ZIP file, so you’ll probably want to be on Wi-Fi to download direct to phone.

To flash the ROM :

Step 1: Reboot the phone into Recovery mode, similar to we performed back when we created our Nandroid backup.

Step 2: Go to the "Install" or "Install ZIP from SD Card" section of your recovery.
Navigate to the ZIP file you saved earlier (Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ), and then choose it from the list to flash it.

Step 3: Wait for the process to finish, it might take a couple of minutes.

In TWRP, you will locate this under the "Wipe" section.
And in ClockworkMod, you will to either choose the "Wipe Data/Factory Reset" option or the "Wipe Cache Partition" option .

When you are done, you are free to reboot into your new ROM ( Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ).

Download and Flash Google Apps

As you know that Google’s apps are not open source, that’s why custom ROMs can’t bundle Google’s apps like Gmail, Hangouts, or the Play Store with their ROMs.
Which means you will have to Flash Google Apps separately.You simply need to download Gapps File, Link given in the Download section of this article and it is similar to what we did  in flashing ROM (Step 1). But choose the Gapps file.

Gapps Manager is also an excellent app that’ll allow you to find the proper package in case you are stuck, you can download the APK from XDA Developer.

Once you’ve flashed the latest Google Apps package, then it is done. You can also restore all your apps from the backup you have taken from Titanium app. If you have any question, please comment below

 

Device Name Dated Region PDA OS version
CyanogenMod-based LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy S7 edgeApril 25, 2017Worldwide7.1.1 Nougat Custom
CyanogenMod-based LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM for Motorola Moto XJanuary 26, 2017Worldwide7.1.1 Nougat Custom
Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM for Google Nexus 5January 25, 2017Worldwide7.1.1 Nougat Custom
Official Android 7.x Nougat ROM for Galaxy S7 Edge G935FJanuary 24, 2017Worldwide7.x Nougat
CyanogenMod 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat ROM for Xiaomi Mi 4November 15, 2016Worldwide7.1 Nougat
CyanogenMod 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3WNovember 15, 2016Worldwide7.1 Nougat
Pure Nexus Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for OnePlus OneOctober 17, 2016Worldwide7.0 Nougat
Unofficial CyanogenMod 14.0 Nightlies Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Nexus 6POctober 13, 2016Worldwide7.0 Nougat
Unofficial CyanogenMod 14.0 Nightlies Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Galaxy Tab S2October 13, 2016Worldwide7.0 Nougat
Unofficial CyanogenMod 14.0 Nightlies Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for OnePlus XOctober 11, 2016Worldwide7.0 Nougat

Looking for more? Yeah you can visit our Rooting file directory or Firmware File directory and Google Gapps.

 

 

Source — XDA

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