Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android Lollipop Update – CM12 Build

Officially there will be no Lollipop update to Galaxy Nexus phone but unofficially you can do it without any glitch. The Android 5.0 build by CyanogenMod 12 is now available for Galaxy Nexus phone.Samsung Galaxy Nexus


Preparing Your Phone

  • This guide only works for Galaxy Nexus phone manufactured by Samsung with model number as I9205.
  • You should have CWM Recovery installed on your device.
  • Backup data on your device.
  • USB Debugging should be enabled on your device.

Download Files Link

Google Apps: Link

Galaxy Nexus Android Lollipop

Follow the process mentioned below –

  • Connect your phone to PC and transfer the both zip files to your SD card storage.
  • Disconnect the cable and turn off your phone.
  • Boot Galaxy Nexus in Bootloader mode. Press and hold the Volume Down button + Power button until you see pretty animation on your device.
  • Backup data using the Recovery mode.
  • From the Main Screen you should ‘Advance’ and then choose ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ and then select ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’.
  • Come back to the main menu and then select ‘Install Zip from SD card’.
  • Now select ‘Choose Zip from SD card’ from the options listed there.
  • Select the ROM file and confirm the installation.
  • Go back and flash the Google Apps on your device.
  • Now hit ++++Go Back++++ and then select Reboot Now.

So with that you have updated your Galaxy Nexus phone with the latest Android 5.0 software.