Monday, 7 April 2014

Android 4.4.2 KitKat Beanstalk ROM for Nexus 5


Nexus devices are the one that always rejoice the latest updates directly from official sources. A present they are operating on Android 4.4.2 KitKat iterations. Here I am going to guide you about how to install Android KitKat based Beanstalk ROM in Nexus 5 smartphones. It is a custom ROM and you will have to root your smartphones for it. But believe me it is well worth to go for the rooting procedure to make Beanstalk ROM live in your Nexus 5 smartphone. This ROM is will never let you miss the official KitKat surface. It is molded with Android 4.4.2 KitKat based environment that is rich in color and other specifications.

Here I am listing some of its features:
• CM based environment (it is one of the best custom ROM base)
• New lock screens with improved security options (not easy to crack by everyone)
• Easy settings that lets you customize all the things with better ease
• New shortcuts are added that lets you manage most of the things quickly
• LCD density that lets you manage battery to longer hours
• Dual Pane option
• New boot animation that can be customized accordingly
• New wallpapers
• UI designed according to KitKat surface
• Transparency added
• Status bar is improved
• Breathing SMS feature
• New styles for signal, clock and date bars
• Do not disturb feature
• New notification count
• Lots more

How to install Beanstalk ROM on Nexus 5

Follow these steps:
1. Follow these pre-requisites.
2. Download Beanstalk ROM and GApps packages to your computer.
3. Now with help of USB cable, move both these files to SD card of your Nexus 5.
4. Enter the Nexus 5 to Recovery Mode and follow these instructions.

You can boot your Nexus 5 to Recovery Mode by downloading ROM Manger App from Play Store. There is one alternate about Recovery Mode (through Command Prompt) but as that is a hectic one so I will advise you to download ROM Manager app only/ if you need help on Command Prompt method then please do let us know through comments. In that case we will come out with proper tutorial about how to boot Nexus 5 to Recovery Mode through Command Prompt.

Once you are done with above instructions (mentioned in 4th step), simply reboot your smartphone. Go to Settings>>About Phone menu and check out the Firmware version. If it shows “Beanstalk” there then that means you have successfully applied Beanstalk ROM on your Nexus 5. In other case, you will have to repeat the entire tutorial once again.



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