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How to Root Nexus 5 Smartphone Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow (MRA58K) [Tutorial]

LG manufacturer released the great smartphone, LG nexus 5. LG nexus 5 one of the most efficient and will performer smartphone. It have good features and advance specs. Nexus series provides many flagships but the nexus 5 one of the most attractive and reliable smartphone. Nexus 5 have snapdragon-800-powerd Android smartphone. It have 5” full HD display, 2.3 GHz Quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 8MP Autofocus camera, 1.3 MP secondary camera, 16GB/32GB internal storage and 23 mAh Li-Po battery. In short words, the Nexus 5 is a unmatchable smartphone.

How to Root Nexus 5 Smartphone Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow

How to Root Nexus 5 Smartphone Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Nexus 5 smartphone is good running performance, but if you want to more improve and customizing your smartphone. Then root Nexus 5 by the easy tutorial, and then update your smartphone to the latest Android OS. If you are interested to root nexus 5 then follow the full guideline step by step.

Before proceed:

First of all, you should begin if your device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow (build MRA58K) then proceeds the process to more begin.

And the second one, you have installed the custom recovery on your Nexus 5 then proceed this root tutorial. I guess the TWRP recovery is simple to install if you want to use TWRP recovery then follow the below link. TWRP for Nexus 5

Basic Requirements:

You should to download the custom kernel for your Nexus 5 and then begin the tutorial. it’s requirement for rooting Android 6.0.

ElementalX is the best custom kernel and that supports root on Android 6.0, so follow the below link and download the ElementalX kernel for your Nexus 5. ElementalX for Nexus 5

And all the devices can use the same SuperSU ZIP to get root the access on Android 6.0, to download the SuperSu ZIP file then click on the below link. SuperSU 2.52 For Marshmallow

How to Root Nexus 5 Smartphone Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow [Tutorial]


Step 1: With the necessary files downloaded, then go ahead and boot your device into custom recovery mode. for that, turn off you Nexus 5 smartphone, and then press and hold the volume down + power button at the same time and enter to bootloader mode. and then press the volume down button two times to get in the “ Recovery mode” and the press the power button to select it.

Step 2: Now in the TWRP main menu, go ahead and press the “Install” button. After that, you get the next option and select the Download folder.

Step 3: And then select the ElementalX kernel file that you downloaded in the begin Step.

Step 4: After that, just simply swipe the slider at the bottom of the screen to install the kernel, and when that’s finished. Then click on the home button in the bottom-left corner of the screen.

Step 5: Now Flash the SuperSU to Get the Root Access, this is the same method like the previous step. Just simply proceed click on the “install” button from the TWRP main menu and then navigate to your Download folder again.

Step 6: Now here, select the file and get the slide at the bottom on the screen and click on install button.

Step 7: Once the process finished, then click on the “Reboot System” button and get your smartphone reboot.

That’s it! Now your Nexus 5 successfully root, keep join the rooted devices.

If you want to verify your smartphone, is it rooted or not then follow the below link and check your Nexus 5 and verify it. Root Checker

Now open the Root Checker and simple click one the “verify Root” button and then click on the “Grant” when the process complete then you should see a message “Congratulations! Root access is properly installed on this device!

Now your device rooted is verify.

Disclaimer: The tutorial for root Nexus 5, if in the process going anything wrong. Smarts Guide cannot be held to responsible, keep proceed at their own risk.

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