Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update For Nexus 5X via MoKee ROM

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update now available for Nexus 5X but not with official firmware but custom ROM MoKee. The ROM is based on Google AOSP build but with lot of tweaks and animation. MoKee ROM build for those who like to have same stock feeling with various customization. So if you looking for a eye candy ROM for your Nexus 5X the MoKee custom firmware is the answer. All you need to have an unlocked device with custom recovery installed. So, if you willing to enjoy both stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow along with various customization offering then download and install MoKee. A complete installation guide and other details can be found below.

Some of the cool Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow features that you will enjoy are improved app permission, Google Now on tap, improved battery life, improved app drawer, better cut-copy-paste, Chrome Custom Tab and many more.

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Key Features:

  • Phone & Messaging : Quick contacts look up, speed dialing, caller location and other useful features.
  • Smart Controls : Increase your productivity with Active Display, Lockscreen Notifications and other shortcuts.
  • Colorful Themes : Unleash the creative side of you, customize how your phone looks; make it cool, make it colorful!
  • Power Saver : With our unique battery saving strategies, get the most out of your phone’s battery.

Warning!

This tutorial is only for Nexus 5X. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (True Android Team) are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Percentage on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Nexus 5X in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Nexus 5X. [Guide].

5. Your device have latest CWM recovery or TWRP recovery installed. [General Guide]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based MoKee ROM on Nexus 5X.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. MoKee ROM For Nexus 5X [Filename: MK60.1-bullhead-201603040159-NIGHTLY.zip ] [Always download latest build]
  2. Google Apps [Filename: gapps-600-base-20151107-1-signed.zip] or any other Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow GApps

How to Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based MoKee ROM on Nexus 5X

  1. Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded files to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
  2. Disconnect USB and then turn off your Nexus 5X.
  3. Boot into recovery mode. Press and hold Volume Down + Power key together and release the Power key once the Google logo appears, but keep holding the Volume Down key. You will be in Bootloader mode now. Press Volume Down two times so that Recovery option appears, and then press Power key to reboot into recovery mode. Use Volume keys to browse between options in recovery while Power key to select an option. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
  4. Perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if this new ROM not work or you want to go back into your previous ROM. To perform a backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, select Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup is complete.
  5. Now, perform data wiping task. To do so, select wipe data/factory reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait few minutes till the data wipe is complete. Now come back to CWM recovery main menu. Select wipe cache partition and after wiping process done, select Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option to perform Dalvik cache wiping.
  6. Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard (or /sdcard1 for external storage). Now, locate the MoKee Zip file that you copied earlier in Step 1 and select it by pressing Power button. Confirm installation by selecting Yes – Install _____.zip on the next screen. The ROM installation will begin.
  7. Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 6 but choose the gapps-600-base-20151107-1-signed.zip file instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.
  8. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot your Nexus 5X and boot up into Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM MoKee (nightly).
  9. Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

Tutorial For TWRP Recovery Users:

  1. Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded files to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
  2. Disconnect USB and then turn off your Nexus 5X.
  3. Boot into recovery mode. Press and hold Volume Down + Power key together and release the Power key once the Google logo appears, but keep holding the Volume Down key. You will be in Bootloader mode now. Press Volume Down two times so that Recovery option appears, and then press Power key to reboot into recovery mode. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
  4. Create a Backup using TWRP Backup Option.
  5. Perform a Factory Reset (this will delete all apps and their settings and game progress). To do this, Tap on Wipe, then at the bottom of the screen do a Swipe on the ‘Swipe to factory reset‘ option.
  6. Now its time to add zip file for flashing. Tap on Install, then browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the MoKee Zip file. Then tap on Add More Zips, and add gapps-600-base-20151107-1-signed.zip. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.
  7. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and tap on Reboot and then, tap on System to reboot your Nexus 5X and boot up into Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM MoKee.
  8. Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select Backup then through Restore option, restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

Congrats! Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware based custom ROM MoKee is now installed and running on your Nexus 5X.

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