How To Update LG Nexus 5 to Android 7.1.1 ResurrectionRemix Nougat Custom ROM

LG Nexus 5 users can now enjoy the Android 7.1.1 Nougat experience on their handsets. Here is another fantastic custom ROM, ResurrectionRemix which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and included all CM 14.1 features for Nexus 5 Smartphone. This latest custom firmware is fully working and brings all the new official Nougat goodies along with some aftermarket features to play with and modify your Nexus 5. The Resurrection Remix custom ROM is great and will let you have a smooth and fast Android 7.1.1 Nougat experience. This is not officially announced by LG but just a custom ROM. Your device must be rooted, and a custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) should be already installed on it. Because a custom recovery is required to install Resurrection Remix custom ROM on Nexus 5.

By following this step by step guide, you can update your Nexus 5 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat Resurrection Remix custom ROM. This latest custom firmware brings some salient features like stability, compatible with a good number of devices, open source to the core, OTA updates, Battery drain and much more. The official updates are always better than custom ROMs but if you need lots of new features and system tweaks that are not otherwise possible to get without a custom ROM. Before proceeding keep in mind to take a complete backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing ResurrectionRemix custom ROM Android 7.1.1 Nougat on your Nexus 5, then go ahead and follow the given steps.

How To Update LG Nexus 5 to Android 7.1.1 ResurrectionRemix Nougat Custom ROM 1

Android 7.1.1 ResurrectionRemix Nougat Custom Firmware Features:

RR Customizations:-
-Enable/Disable Navbar
-Navbar Button Customization smart bar
-Navbar Pulse
-Navbar Fling
-Double Tap To sleep navbar

-Brightness Slider
-Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
-SuperUser Indicator Switch
-Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
-Carrier Label
-Carrier Label Switch
-Carrier Label Colour
-Carrier Label Size
-Clock Customizations
-Time & date
-Day & date Toogle
-Center/Right/Left Clock Choice
-Date Format
-Clock Font Styles
-Battery Bar customization
-Battery Icon Customization(circle/Landscape/Portrait and more)
-Battery % Text
-Network Traffic Indicator
-Network Traffic Arrows Switch
-Incoming/OutGoing Traffic
-Network traffic Color
-Statusbar RR Logo
-RR logo Color
-Custom Logos
-logo Color
-StatusBar Weather
-Weather Color
-Weather Position(left/right)
-Weather Font Style
-Weather Size
-StatusBar Ticker
-Ticker Text color
-Ticker Icon Color

-Toast Animations
-ListView Animations
-System Animations
-Power Menu Animations
-Misc Animations

-Gestures Anywhere Feature
-3 Finger Swipe Screenshot Gesture

-App Circle Bar
-Choose apps in AppSidebar
-Trigger Width
-Trigger Height
-Trigger Position
-App Sidebar
-Choose apps in App circle
-Trigger Width
-Trigger Height
-Trigger Position
-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)

-Ringtone Volume Control
-Keyboard Cursor Control
-Swap Buttons on Landscape mode
-Volume Key Answer

-SELinux Switch (Switch Between Permissive and Enforcing SELinux if Device has Selinux Enabled)
-cLock Shortcut
-Disable Battery Saver Warning Color
-Camera Shutter Sound Enable/Disable

-SystemUI Tuner
-Enabled By default
-Removed Demo mode and Tweaked SystemUI Tuner As compared To AOSP
-StatusBar Icons Customizations
-Quick Settings Customizations

-Other Features
-Performance 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 Auditor Inbuilt)

-CM root inbuilt

-A Whole new RR Configurations
-OverAll Smoothness Improvements
-Optimisations to Improve Battery
-Includes All Android Nougat Features
-Includes ALL CM14.1 Features


The ResurrectionRemix custom ROM in this guide is working only with LG Nexus 5 devices. Do not try these instructions for any other device or incorrect variant.


AndroidBlog will not be responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Nexus 5 during or after the installation of Android 7.1.1 Nougat ResurrectionRemix custom ROM. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Enable USB debugging option by navigating to Settings > Applications. Tap on Developer Options to make sure that either USB Debugging is enabled or not.
  • Download and install LG Nexus 5 USB drivers on your PC.
  • The Nexus 5 device should be rooted.
  • The latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP should be pre-installed on your device. Otherwise, you’ll not be able to install a custom ROM.
  • The battery level of the phone should be at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns during installation.

Required Files:

Steps To Flash ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM on Nexus 5:

Step No 1: – Download the ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM and Google Apps from the above links on your PC (probably on your desktop).

Step No 2: – Now, connect the LG Nexus 5 to your PC using its USB data cable.

Step No 3: – Transfer the downloaded ROM files to the root folder of your SD card on Nexus 5.

Step No 4: – Disconnect your Nexus 5 and turn it OFF to boot into recovery mode.

Step No 5: – Turn the device ON while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time. Highlight options using Volume keys and select them using the Power button.

Step No 6: – While the phone is now in recovery mode, select wipe data/factory reset and confirm the operation. Also, wipe cache partition.

Step No 7: – Finally, perform wipe dalvik cache.

Step No 8: – Now, select install zip from sdcard and then choose zip from Sdcard. Locate the ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat file and confirm its installation.

9: – Repeat the same steps to install Google Apps package, once the ROM installation is finished successfully.

Step No 10: – Finally, go back to the main menu of recovery and select reboot system now.

You have successfully installed Android 7.1.1 Nougat ResurrectionRemix custom ROM on LG Nexus 5.

Let us know in the comments section below in case of any issue or query.



Bhatti Junaid

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