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

5 September 2016

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


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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 on how to Download Android Nougat 7.0 for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P and Nexus 9 (OTA Files). 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.
How to manually update your nexus 5 to android nougat 7

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 android backup. So that you can restore your previous backup.


DISCLAMER will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while using the following tutorial. Do it at your own risk.


  • Make sure you have a custom recovery (TWRP/CWM) Install On your device.We recommend TWRP Recovery.
  • Now from TWRP Recovery →Take a proper Android backup so that you can restore anytime you need.


Download the right ROM according to your device’s name and model number

How to Flash/Install Android 7.0 Nougat On Google Nexus 5

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