Google Nexus 5X(lg-bullhead)

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LG Nexus 5x
Nexus 5x
Nexus 5x
Manufacturer LG
Name Nexus 5x
Codename bullhead
Released 2015
Original software Android 6.0 on Linux 3.10
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
CPU 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A57
GPU Adreno 418
Display 1080x1920 IPS
Storage 16/32 GB
Memory 2 GB


  • PureTryOut
  • MartijnBraam

What works

  • Compiling the kernel kernel
  • Flashing
  • Booting
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • Display

What does not work

  • WiFi
  • Led


In android go to settings -> System -> About phone and tap the build number 7 times. Then go to settings -> system -> developer options and enable OEM unlocking

Reboot to the bootloader and run "fastboot oem unlock" Now select "Yes" on the phone screen with the volume button and use the power button to accept.

Special key combo's

Boot to bootloader: hold volume down + power button till the screen turns on

Launch recovery: first boot to the bootloader, press the volume down button twice and press the power button to select