The following info is only for Nexus 5 (“hammerhead”).
I collected some info to tune this smartphone with the latest Android M, the successor of Android Lollipop and root this device.

DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU BRICK / RUIN YOUR PHONE IN ANY WAY.

Following topics are mentioned:

  • Flashing Android M
  • How to root with android M
  • Viper4Android to have amazing sound experience

Flashing Android M

Follow the detailed instructions on http://www.androidrootz.com/2015/05/how-to-install-android-m-preview-on_28.html
I did it on my Linux machine without any problems, but it is described also for Windows and Mac.

Some of my screenshots after installation

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Root Android M

!!! Very important !!! You need a kernel that supports SuperSU otherwise you will end in a boot loop.
So you need 2 zip files: kernel zip and Super su zip.

Follow the detailed instructions:

Some of my screenshots after installation

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Viper4Android

Download APK [Android 4.x/5.0] (5.3MB), extract the zip file and install the ‘ViPER4Android_FX_A4.x.apk’.

Some of my screenshots after installation

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