Tagged: android 5.0

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Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM + Root for Nexus 4, 5, 7, and 10!

Android 5.0 Lollipop is finally here!  This is the “official” Lollipop released by Google and it is now available for all Nexus devices as a flashable ROM.

In general, Android 5.0 Lollipop”supercharges” your Nexus device, especially if you have an older Nexus device like the original Nexus 7 tablet or the Nexus 4 smartphone.  Major changes include new Material Design theme for the UI, new Material Design keyboard, super-fast UI, full multi-user support, and much cleaner overall OS.

Download Android 5.0 Lollipop Gapps! 28

Download Android 5.0 Lollipop Gapps!

For those of you installing Android 5.0 Lollipop custom ROMs, you may need to install Gapps separately in order to get Google apps like Google Play Store, GMail, etc…etc…

To install Gapps, simply reboot into CWM or TWRP recovery and install using the “install from sdcard” or “install” option, just like installing a new ROM.  Do not wipe, simply install over your current ROM if it’s missing Play Store.

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Android 5.0 L Preview!

Google has released a “preview” version of upcoming Android 5.0 KeyLimePie dubbed “Android L Preview”.  This isn’t the final version nor is it recommended as daily driver but there’s some drastic UI changes.

My favorite feature on it is the new Lockscreen notifications.  Although I have been enjoying this feature on most of my Android devices with use of custom ROMs, I am beginning to believe that Google is actually implementing a lot of features that are on custom ROMs into the official Android OS.   It’s definitely headed in the right direction I think.