How to Install Xposed Installer on Android Lollipop 5.0/5.1/5.1.1!

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Xposed Installer is an essential app required to run various different Xposed Modules/Apps to add extra functionality to your Android device such as enabling tablet mode using Xposed App Settingscloaking root through Root Cloak, or cheat in Pokemon Go using Pokemon Go Hack.    In fact, some of you use it so much that you even refuse to upgrade to Lollipop.  Xposed Installer has actually been available for awhile now and they actually work for most Android devices on Lolllipop including Android 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.1, and 5.1.1.

For Android 6.0/6.0.1 Marshmallow, please see this instead: How to Install Xposed on Android 6.0/6.0.1 Marshmallow!

For Samsung devices running TouchWiz ROMs, Xposed Installer currently can be installed on Android Lollipop 5.0, 5.0.1, or 5.0.2.  Android 5.1 and 5.1.1 are currently not supported on TouchWiz (but soon will be).  UPDATE: Xposed for TouchWiz Android 5.1.1 is NOW AVAILABLE!  However, if you are running an AOSP ROM (What is AOSP?) such as CM12.1, you will be able to install Xposed Installer also on Samsung devices.

Here’s a brief guide on how to install Xposed Installer on Android Lollipop 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.1, or 5.1.1.

Step 1. First, you will need to download the Xposed Installer for Lollipop and Xposed Framework SDK for your Android device, please go to our Xposed for Lollipop page and download the appropriate files.

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Step 2. You should have the two files for your device.  In this example, I’ve downloaded Xposed Framework SDK for my Note 4 running AOSP ROM with Android 5.1.1 and the other for my Note 4 running Android 5.0.1 TouchWiz ROM.  They each use different Framework SDK files but everything else is same.

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Step 3. Open the Xposed Installer APK file to install the app itself.  This one is compatible for any Android device so you should have no problems.  You may have to enable “Unknown Sources” in Settings->Security to install the app.  Don’t worry, this app is completely safe and developed by a trusted developer on XDA.

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  • Abbe

    Doest it work on xperia z2

    • sachin

      Give me plzzzz twrp recovery img karbone tatinuam s201

  • Steven Nieto

    why are you neglecting the note edge? is it the same downloads as note 4?

  • Alexi Nerinckx

    Thank you for this tuto! Work perfectly if you follow all the steps! 😉

  • Will coix

    It didn’t work and now my screen is stuck on Nvidia boot logo using Nvidia shield tablet

  • trivjednom

    work on galaxy s6 sm-g920f android 5.1.1

  • hemant

    Give me plzzzz….
    Twrp for xolo one

  • Rúben Santos

    This works with stock odex touchwiz 5.0.1 rom?

  • Ronald Bondoc

    Worked well for me. Thanks for this man!

  • sofiboo

    It says ‘ Signature verification failed’ in recovery mode. I m using Samsung S5 (SM-G900H). What should I do?????

    • Khadraoui

      Go to xda devlopers forum .. i faced the same before ..u need to find G900H recovery

  • Romeo Shärmâ

    Give me twrp for micromax q372 pls…

  • Ken Aditya

    thank you so much, dude!
    It works on my padfone s, my life has completed now 🙂

  • toddle

    Nice how do I find out which Rom I have?

  • Muhammad Iqbal

    What if I want to uninstalled this, Is there any uninstaller apk since it change the framework too?

  • manjinder singh

    hey guys i installed it but how to install update firmware?

  • Lucas R

    I tried to install it for my phone but it still says it is not installed.

  • Sky Tripp-Schaefer

    s3 sprint/ vm it is a boot loop bummer!

  • Keshav Sharma

    Hey guys i need help !!!! It installed fine on my Moto G 1st gen xt1033 ru ning android 5.1,booted in almost half an hour,Then it showed starting apps and took some time in it and when i go to unlock the phone.. it dont recognise myu Pattern .. even if i draw the correct pattern it shows try again :/ PLs help what can i do now ??

  • Johan Sörman

    I gave up after getting locked on bootloader twice.

    Cm12.1 unofficial temasek with n9005

    • William Brochmann

      use a stable build of cm

  • Tim Hazzledine

    Can someone help me please. It’s stuck on installation is only possible manually via recovery for now and doesn’t change no matter how many times i flash it again or safe reboot it through xposed installer.

  • Edgar I Hernandez

    for s4 SPH-L720 which should install

  • MajorBear

    I have an s5 g900f. I’ve tried installing various versions of xposed via twrp and always end up in a bootloop. From v65 to v80 something. It installs fine goes to reboot and boom bootloop. Any advice?

  • Micheal Teachey