Install BoBCaTROM Android 4.4.2 Kit-Kat Custom ROM On Nexus 5[Guide]

BoBCaTROM is based on KOT49H update, thus making it the latest Android OS released by Google, which is Android 4.4.2 Kit-Kat. The whole UI and Look is the same as stock, but the amount of custom features, tweaks and mods are there to change the whoel thing for you and none of them are useless. The ROM is pre-rooted, Some of the features are Screen Recording, CM Pie Control and lock screen targets. The list of Custom Features and Mods are listed further in the Post. The ROM is fully Stable, Fast and Smooth and Give a decent battery life.If you are interested in other ROMs, you can visit our Custom ROM section Or You can update your LG Nexus 5 to BoBCaTROM Android 4.4.2 by following our Tutorial.This is not an official release from LG/Google, but a Custom ROM, you need to install a Custom Recovery on your device to install it and also your device must be rooted. Haven’t rooted yet. Follow:

Unlock bootloader of Nexus 5

Root and install CWM recovery on Nexus 5


But why would anyone goes for a Custom ROM instead of staying on the Stock On, allow me to explain. “Stock and Official ROMs are good, but they are created with keeping in mind the demands of all,some wants performance and some wants speed, some wants looks, some wants features. Putting them all in one ROM can cause Lag, Performance issuesand bugs. But Custom ROM in basically designed for either Looks or Performance and Custom ROM gives speed and great performance with Tweaks and System Tools.”

In this Article,  we will show you How To Install BoBCaTROM Android 4.4.2 On LG Nexus 5.But before we begin, Make sure:

  1. That you have a Well Charged battery.
  2. Back-up all your important ContactsCall Logs & Messages.It is highly recommended in case of any mishap or data loss to back up all your important data.


The methods involved in flashing custom roms and rooting your phone is highly custom and may result in bricking your device,and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturers which is LG in our case. In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible. Follow these instructions to the letter to avoid any mishap or bricking. Make sure that whatever you do, you are doing it at your own responsibility

Important things:

  • Your Device must be Rooted and Latest Custom Recovery must be installed on it.
  • Enable USB debugging mode.
  • Make sure that battery level is at 85% or more.
  • This Tutorial is Only For LG Nexus 5.

Features Of BoBCaTROM:

Based on KOT49H
• Root Deodexed Zipalign busybox
• Stock Kernel
• Modded settings with link to BoBCaTROM Control application, it include many options:
– Battery Bar
– Busybox Manager
– Viper4AndroidFX
– ES File Explorer
– AdFree
– Cpu monitor
– Cpu spy
– LogCat
– MD5 Checker
– OTA Update Home with link to WUALA folder for Updates, Extra, Themes (work in progress), link to XDA thread and donation button
– OTA Update Pro, automatic alerts of new release with possibility to download it directly
– Xposed installer + modules
– Xposed per app density (set many options for each app included dpi density)
– Greenify
– You Tube AdAway
– Reboot menu 5way (systemui, normal, soft, recovery, bootloader)
* Gravity Box
• Features list:
– CyanogenMod Pie controls
– Expanded Desktop
– Statusbar QuickSettings tile management with tile reordering
– Lockscreen targets
– Statusbar icon coloring
– Statusbar Brightness Control
– Statusbar icon colors
– Additional QuickSettings tiles:
– Sync on/off, WiFi AP on/off, GravityBox shortcut, Torch, Network mode (2G/3G/2G+3G switch), Sleep, QuickRecord,
QuickApp, GPS on/off, Ringer mode, Volume tile, Camera tile, …
– Quick pulldown – switches to QuickSettings when status bar is pulled down near edges
– Auto-switch to QuickSettings when there are no notifications
– Center clock in statusbar
– Battery indicator style
– Navigation bar tweaks including cursor control keys
– Low battery warning policy
– Disable LED flashing when battery low
– Disable LED while charging
– Advanced power-off menu (reboot, recovery)
– Volume key cursor control
– Skip tracks by volume key long-press while screen off (thanks to rovo89)
– More volume levels for music stream
– Option to control safe headset media volume
– Button for clearing all recent tasks at once
– CRT screen off animation
– Minimal brightness setting
– Autobrightness levels adjustment
– Lockscreen tweaks – show widgets maximized, lockscreen background style (color fill, custom image)
– Lockscreen rotation
– Hardware key actions – menu long-press/double-tap, back long-press, home long-press
– Dithered Holo background
– Option to use solid black Holo background
– Expandable volume panel
– Option to unlink ringtone and notifications volumes
– Notification drawer style (background color, image for portait/landscape, transparency)
– Button backlight modes (default, disabled, always on while screen is on)
– Dialer (Phone) tweaks
– Launcher tweaks
– Screen recording

All read and Ready, let’s head towards the next page to see How to install this ROM on your Nexus 5.

Pages: Page 1 | Page 2

© 2018 TechBeasts. All rights reserved.· is not associated with Google, Samsung or any other OS provider and smartphone manufacturer. We are an unofficial fan site.