How to root Google Nexus 5

Being a Nexus device usually means it’s quite easy to root and the new Nexus 5 is no exception. Using Chainfire’s CF-Auto_root app you can quickly root your Nexus 5 with a little program. Rooting, by the way, is the process of gaining full permissions on the device. This allows you to do all sorts of things from overclocking the CPU, to removing bloatware, altering programs, and even loading entirely different versions of the operating system If any of this sounds like something you might want to do with your Nexus 5, here’s how.

Nexus 5
Nexus 5

Prerequisites :

  • Download root file.
  • Enable USB debugging.
  • Backup your data.

Steps to root Nexus 5 :

  1. Extract the root file(downloaded earlier) on your desktop.
  2. Turn off the device & enter into Download Mode by holding Volume up, Home & Power button together.
  3. Plug the device to your PC & run root-windows.bat file.
  4. Follow the prompts when asked to, unplug when done.
  5. Reboot. Congo!


We are not at all responsible for any of your loss of data/property. You are whole & sole responsible for following this.


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