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Nexus 5 KitKat-based OmniROM custom ROM available

An early KitKat-based OmniROM version for the Nexus 5 is already available to users interested in running custom ROMs on the device.
November 21, 2013
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Many buyers prefer Nexus smartphones exactly because they offer a pure version of Android, but that doesn’t mean custom ROMs aren’t available for the device as well.

After seeing an early CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4-based) build for the new LG smartphone a few days ago, it’s now time to take a look at the OmniROM 4.4 development for Google’s latest handset.

A KitKat-based OmniROM is already available for the Nexus 5, although this is still an alpha version, “almost everything seems to be working,” according to the xda-developers blog. However, you can still expect some bugs – one of them is the lack of data for Sprint users – so make sure you tread lightly.

In fact, we don’t encourage you to install unofficial software on your devices in the first place, even if we keep you updated on all developments. However, since you own your gadgets, you can do anything you like to them, but that also means you’re going to be the only person responsible for whatever happens with them when installing custom ROMs. While you’re at it, you should also make sure you have your data backed up and that you follow the available instructions at the Source link below.

That said, let us know what Android version you’re running on your Nexus 5 handset. Is it pure Android, or a custom ROM?