Root Nexus 5 on Android 5.0 Lollipop with CF Auto Root [How to]
If you recently update your Google Nexus 5 with the latest official release of Android 5.0 and want to root your smartphone again to install the custom recovery. So you’re at the right place, here in this guide we’ll show you how to root the nexus 5 with the CF Auto Root method. One of the best and safest way to root the smartphone, all you have to run one script on your windows Computer and you’re done. To get started all you have to get the CF Auto Root file for your phone from the download links below and follow the simple guidelines to root your Nexus 5 device on Android Lollipop.
This tutorial is only for the Nexus 5 users and don’t try this method on any of other Nexus devices. Before following this guideline do take the backup of your Nexus device and remember this will void the warranty of your smartphone.
Steps to Root Nexus 5 on Android 5.0 With CF Auto Root:-
Step No 1: First of all, install the Nexus USB driver on your Laptop or PC.
Step No 2: Now unlock the bootloader of your Nexus 5 device.
Step No 3: After this download the Nexus 4 CF Auto Root file here and extract the folder on your PC desktop.
Step No 4: In the folder you’ll see these files in the folder image , folder tools, root-linux.sh, root-mac.sh & root-windows.bat.
Step No 5: Turn off your Nexus 5 device so that it can be entered in the boot loader mode. Press Volume Down key + Volume Up key and then press the power button to enter the device in the boot loader mode.
Step No 6: Once your Nexus device in fastboot mode, connect it to the Computer and click on the root-windows.bat file and follow the screen instructions as described below.
Step No 7: Wait for the process to complete and click on any prompts on your Nexus phone that appear when asked to.
Step No 8: Once done, you device will be rebooted automatically.
That’s all, upon booting you’ll find the SuperSU app in the app drawer and your device is successfully rooted.