How to Root Google Nexus 5

Google Nexus 5 which a step ahead from the Nexus 4. It is the first device to run on the latest Android 4.4 KitKat by Google. It has a Full HD display which is much better than the older generation. The phone is powered by a 2.3GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The phone will give a pure android experience to the user. Chainfire at XDA have found a way to root the device and its quite simple.

Requirements:- Autoroot toolPC/Laptop with drivers installedBasic knowledge of Rooting

Instructions

1. Download & Extract the Autoroot zip file
2. Boot your device in bootloader/ fastboot mode  by turning your device off, then holding VolDown+Power to turn it on.
3. Connect your device to your computer using USB

For Windows PC 
• Run root-windows.bat

For Linux
• chmod +x root-linux.sh
• Run root-linux.sh

For Mac OS X
• chmod +x root-mac.sh
• Run root-mac.sh

Then follow the on-screen instructions on both, the computer and the device. You will successfully root your device!

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