[ROM][N5][NMF26O] Fake nexus rom for Nexus 5. [Dec/06/2016]

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By ganachoco, Senior Member on 22nd September 2016, 02:58 PM
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Announcement from ganachoco: Fake nexus rom for Nexus 5
This is an Android 7.1 custom rom for Nexus 5 that fully integrated Gapps. (Pixel Launcher, Google dialer, Contacts, Webview, backuptransport, etc.. )


  • Almost same as Pure Nexus Stock image.
  • Enabled SEAndroid, No Rooting feature provides for security reason.
  • All build scripts are opened on github
  • Mobile data is disabled as default for user that has cheap data plan. But you can enable on data setting menu.
  • Stock rom users can use this rom without perform reset userdata partition. (In theoretically, it can be applied to other custom rom users, but not tested. )
Known Issues
  • Nougat version is still unstable. Please use at your own risk.
  • Some apps can be crashed (ex: firefox, games using unity, etc...)
    No more crash on debuggable build. But some credential apps might not work.
  • Recorded video can contains green flicking.
    Video recording feature in Google camera is still unstable.
    Footej camera is recommaned
  • Google Play Movies cannot play movies because DRM issue.
  • User switch feature is not working. It should be fix in next release.
  • ETC...

Installation instructions

1. power down
2. press power and volume down button, and your nexus 5 will go fastboot mode
3. connect usb cable with your PC
4. run fastboot for flashing

If you are using stock factory image or already use this rom.
$ fastboot update
Or if you are using other custom roms, you might perform clear userdata partition.
$ fastboot -w update
After flashing, it needs several (about 5-10) minutes to complete booting.

Dec/06/2016: 20161206 (testing)
Nov/08/2016: 20161108 (deprecated)
Nov/03/2016: 20161103 (deprecated)
Nov/01/2016: 20161101 (deprecated)
Oct/25/2016: 20161025 (deprecated)
  • Integrate Wallpaper picker on Settings
  • Integrate Google Backup & Sync on Settings
  • Integrate Google Storage Manager
  • Add Gesture menu on Settings
  • Enable color temperature setting in developer options
  • Use Ustwo wallpaper as default
  • Stub apks can show round icons
  • Google assistant is working, now.

Oct/21/2016: 20161021 (deprecated)
  • Update to NDE63P(android-7.1.0_r4)
  • apply pixel bootanimation, sounds, white navbar
  • apply latest pixel launcher, wallpapers
  • apply rounded icons for launcher
  • Note: it is not capable to use google assistant. :P

Oct/11/2016: 20161011 (deprecated)
Oct/10/2016: 20161010 (deprecated)
Oct/05/2016: 20161005 (deprecated)
Oct/04/2016: 20161004 (deprecated)
Sep/30/2016: 20160930 (deprecated)
Sep/28/2016: 20160928 (deprecated)Sep/27/2016: 20160927 (deprecated)
Sep/26/2016: 20160926 (deprecated)
  • switch to userdebug build
    Almost issues related FC dialog will be resolved. But it might have security issue.
  • sign with release-key (actually same key :P )

Sep/22/2016: 20160922 (deprecated)
Before you ask something about this rom
  • Please read this article at first..
    If you cannot read English well, it's okay. There are many translations of this article.
    This is a very famous article for beginners that want to solve their problems.
  • Please DO NOT ASK via Private Message or Mail as described as upper article.
    I cannot reply all messages and I may not understand all your problems.
    If you post your question in this thread, any others can tell about your problems.
  • If you want to report your issue with this rom specific, please share bugreport data.
    You can gather bugreport data with following methods.

    Turn on USB debug feature, connect with PC, and run this command
    $ adb bugreport > bugreport.txt
    Go to Developer options, select Take bug report. After several minutes, notification will be shown to share data.

Testing (Dec/06/2016):

XDA:DevDB Information
fake_nexus, ROM for the Google Nexus 5

Source Code:

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
Based On: AOSP

Version Information
Status: Testing
Current Beta Version: 20161206
Beta Release Date: 2016-12-06

Created 2016-09-22
Last Updated 2016-12-06
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22nd September 2016, 03:26 PM |#2  
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an other nougat rom , thank's man .
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22nd September 2016, 03:41 PM |#3  
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Wow, glad to see u here, saw fake Nexus for n4 just waiting for n5, now u r here.
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22nd September 2016, 05:05 PM |#4  
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Downloading now, will report back, thanks.
22nd September 2016, 05:19 PM |#5  
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Thanks! Flashing now, will report back!
22nd September 2016, 05:35 PM |#6  
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Flashed with flashfire, everything fine, Smooth as stock, using stock kernel.
22nd September 2016, 05:49 PM |#7  
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Enjoying using it so far! Will use it all day and report back over night. Thanks
22nd September 2016, 06:05 PM |#8  
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Can I flash this rom using twrp?
22nd September 2016, 08:13 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by erryday

Can I flash this rom using twrp?

no just go to flash it in cmd

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i lose all data and photos st
22nd September 2016, 08:23 PM |#10  
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So far So good, the best Nougat I have used
22nd September 2016, 09:52 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by amiguielesl

So far So good, the best Nougat I have used

yes is best rom i use it
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