A Custom ROM for Nexus 5X surfaced with Google Pixel feature is now available, follow the detailed guide to see the complete instructions on, how to download and install Google Pixel ROM on Nexus 5X. The Pixel ROM for Nexus 5X is named as PixelMod, as the name represents, the ROM got multiple latest features from Google’s new Pixel devices with Android 7.1.1 Nougat NPC10C firmware. Currently the ROM has limited features like, Google Assistant, Pixel launcher, Pixel launcher icon, Pixel Wallpapers picker and Pixel Setup Wizard but the Developer has promised to release more of them soon.
The PixelMod ROM for Nexus 5X is pretty stable and can be used as daily driver, the purpose of the ROM is to give you a feel of Google Pixel device in your hand. All you need is a Nexus 5X device with TWRP recovery installed on it or you can follow the guide below to see the TWRP recovery installation method. Just go ahead and flash the Pixel ROM on your Nexus 5X.
How to install Google Pixel ported ROM on Nexus 5X
Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing custom ROM on your device, it is not an official firmware but will flash the custom firmware. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.
Before you begin:
TWRP must be installed on your device or Follow our custom recoveries section to install TWRP recovery on your Nexus 5X.
Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.
Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download latest USB drivers for Nexus
Enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging.
Create a Backup of your complete Android device or see how to create a Nandroid backup/restore of your Android device.
Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash Google Pixel ROM ported ROM on your Nexus 5X.
Process to install Google Pixel ROM on your Nexus 5X
Download the Google Pixel ROM (the link is given on the end) on PC, Now connect your device to PC and move the downloaded files on the internal storage of your device. [If you downloaded it via phone then skip this step]
Its time to reboot your device into recovery Mode, to do so you can search for it or use hardware buttons combination. (If your device is rooted then its super easy, just visit Google Play and download any third party reboot app for this purpose)
Once your device successfully boots into recovery mode, select the downloaded Google Pixel ROM file and confirm it by swiping the slider for (TWRP) or yes for (CWM).
Wait for the process to complete.
Once successfully done with the installation procedure simply reboot your device, please note the first boot up may take 5 to 7 minutes so be patient as things needs to be settled up for boot.
Download Google Pixel ported ROM for Nexus 5X: Download Here
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