Google dropped support for Nexus 5 with the Android 7.0 Nougat update. The last official update Nexus 5 received was Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow only. But that isn’t stopping the awesome developers from getting the latest and greatest of Android to your device.
The latest Android release, Android 7.1, is currently out as a developer preview for Nexus 5X, 6P and Pixel C. But with CM14.1, you can get Android 7.1 booting on your Nexus 5 as well.
CM14.1 is an Android 7.1 Nougat based AOSP ROM developed and maintained by CyanogenMod — the most popular custom ROM for Android devices.
This is an unofficial release of CM14.1 for Nexus 5 and might not be perfect for everyone. Check all details about the ROM below, along with downloads and installation instructions.
Nexus 5 CM14.1 Build Details
- Developer: experience7
- Build status: Unofficial
- Supported models: Nexus 5
- Original development page: XDA link
Nexus 5 CM14.1 Downloads
For help installing the ROM on your device, follow our detailed step-by-step guide on installing CM14.1 using a custom recovery like TWRP:
Download Android 7.1 Nougat Gapps
Since this is an AOSP based ROM, you’re require to flash/install a Nougat supported Gapps package separately via recovery to get Google services like Play store and others back on your device.