Nexus 5 Multi-tool – Root, Unlock & Install TWRP Recovery in Simple Way

Nexus 5 Mutli Tool is now available of the Nexus 5 users, the tools allows you to unlock the bootloader, root the device, install TWRP, backup your device and lots more. In our previous articles we show you how to root Nexus 5 with CF-Auto Root method, Install TWRP recovery and CWM recovery on nexus 5 smartphone. But all those articles need a bit of customization and a little bit lengthy process. If you are the Nexus 5 user and looking for the easiest method, then you have to try the new Nexus 5 Multi-tool. With the help of this small tool, you can easily root your Nexus 5 (GSM/LTE), unlock its bootloader and also install TWRP recovery on it.

All credit goes to XDA Senior Member ricky310711 for releasing this all in one tool for Nexus 5. The tools require no special knowledge and very easy to use. All you have to select the option from the tool kit to perform the task on your device, no need to download the drivers or any other files on your PC, it automatically download the required file on your PC.


Guide to Use Nexus 5 Multi-tool to Unlock Nexus 5 Bootloader, Root and Install TWRP

Step 1. Download the latest version of Nexus 5 Multi-tool here and extract the folder on you desktop.

Step 2. Now connect your phone to computer via USB cable.

Step 3. Open the Nexus 5 Multi-tool folder on your desktop and run the “Tool.bat” file.


Step 4. Now all you have to make the election, type the corresponding number on the tool kit to perform the action on your device. To root, Unlock Bootloader and Install TWRP recovery, type “1″ and hit the Enter key.

Step 5. After that keep following the on-screen instruction and you will have a Nexus 5 with root access with TWRP recovery.

That’s it! To verify if your phone is properly rooted or not, go to the Google play store and install the Root Checker app on your device to confirm.

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Arun is Android Fan and passionate about Mobile apps. He is currently using the Galaxy S 4 & Nexus 4 . For more info you can follow him on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

  • maiyeu512

    does It work with nexus 5 4.4.3? Thanks every one