Manually Update Nexus 5 to Android 7.0 Nougat (AOSP ROM)

Here you will learn How to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat On Google Nexus 5 (LG).This is a very simple and easy method.Just follow the given steps to Manually Update Nexus 5 to Android 7.0 Nougat via AOSP ROM.

Google has officially released Android 7.0 Nougat stable version for nexus users.All the latest nexus devices and Android one devices have received the update.We have already posted Download Android Nougat 7.0 for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P and Nexus 9 (OTA Files)[icon name=”external-link” class=”” unprefixed_class=””].But Google Nexus 5 is  not in the list.Nexus 5 is now 3 years old device and Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 was its final official update.

Nexus devices are very popular among the devs, so there are many custom ROMs available to update the old nexus to latest Android.Now there is a great news for all Nexus 5 users.There is an AOSP ROM available for Nexus 5 which will update the device to latest Android 7.0 Nougat.

Very Special thanks to Santhosh M over Xda for sharing the Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Nexus 5.But remember, the ROM is in its beta stage, so there are many bugs present.The ROM can’t be used as daily driver.

But if you have a Nexus 5 and want to try out the latest Android 7.0 Nougat, then you should try flashing this AOSP ROM.But before flashing, make sure you have a proper nandroid backup.So that you can restore your previous backup.


  • Make sure there is at least 60% battery left on your smartphone before begin.
  • Make Sure TWRP is installed on your device.Guide [icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Root Google Nexus 5X & Install TWRP Recovery (Similar Guide)

WARNING: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.



 Download Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Nexus 5

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HOW TO FLASH / Install Android 7.0 Nougat On Google Nexus 5

Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat On Google Nexus 5

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Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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