Have LG Google Nexus 5? Try Firefox OS on it – Developers Only!


Last year when Mozilla introduced their web based Mobile Operating System – Firefox OS, many big names doubted the potential of the Always Online concept. Even for many this will be the next Windows Phone OS – with not so bright future. But since July users (most of them are first time using Smartphone in their life) fall in love with this awesome creation of Mozilla, even the Geeks! We already published how to port Firefox OS in Mako (LG Google Nexus 4) all of you having Nexus device, loved it. Last year when Google and LG jointly introduced LG Google Nexus 5, we started receiving emails about how to port Firefox OS into Nexus 5. Well if you are a Developer, he’s is your answer.

LG Google Nexus-5-Firefox OS

One of the senior members of XDA, ValoXis has taken the initiative to port Firefox OS (B2G) into Nexus5, and on 7th of this month (January-14) he published his work on XDA. He released the initial image for Hammerhead (LG Google Nexus 5), you can download it from below.

Download from MEGA.

Warning: This porting is for advance users only, if you want to use it as a regular Smartphone, don’t try this. Do it at your own risk ;)

Currently you won’t be able to use the following things:





Even many of the other users reporting trouble using the media files such as pictures and mp3. You can read all the future updates from here. For those who are desperate to give it a try, use the multi-boot option and port it. If you don’t know about how to multi-boot your Droid, search the web of visit XDA for full details.

Meanwhile as this is just the Alpha version, tons of features will not work, but soon the original developer will release the latest version of the ROM with complete change-log, so, either you can wait or try this version.

We will keep you posted about the latest updates related to this ROM, so you can Bookmark this page for future reference.

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Avijit Dey (260 Posts)

Avijit is the chief-editor of Firefox OS Guide and a Tech blogger, who loves open source. He's helping others by blogging since 2007 on various of his blogs. You can get in touch with him on Twitter @FirefoxOSGuide

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