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AICP 12.1 [Android Nougat 7.1] Custom Rom for Google Nexus 5 (hammerheadcaf)

Android Ice Cold Project [AICP 12.1 - Nightly] [Android Nougat 7.1] is now available for the Google Nexus 5 (hammerheadcaf) and ready to be flashed/installed. AICP 12.1 is an Android 7.1 Nougat based AOSP ROM developed and maintained by AICP team members. AICP is known by everyone as Ice Cold Project that started on Desire HD and since then evolved into a mature ROM with the BEST community you can find. This amazing AICP custom ROM comes with tons of new features and is based on latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat. 

Features:-
  • System animations. 
  • Toast icon and animation. 
  • Power menu animation. 
  • Pie Control. 
  • Slim Dim. 
  • Lock screen blur. 
  • Traffic Indicators
  • Lock screen shortcuts
  • Mid-Screen shortcuts
  • Lock screen blur
  • etc.....

DISCLAIMER:

Installing a custom ROM on a mobile requires the bootloader to be unlocked on this mobile phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

Prerequisites:

  • This is new AICP 12.1 [Android 7.1] firmware has to be installed on the Google Nexus 5 (hammerheadcaf) model only; if tried on other devices, it might get bricked [To check your device model: Go to Settings >> About phone >> model number].
  • You must have a custom recovery like TWRP installed on your device to be able to install Lineage OS.
  • Make sure the device has more than 80 percent battery.
  • Most of the custom ROM will not have Google Apps in them. So, you will have to download and install GApps manually.
  • If you face force close, go to Settings >> Setupwizard >> Give permission



AICP 12.1 [ Android Nougat 7.1] Download Links :-





How to Install a AICP 12.1 ROM using TWRP Recovery

  • Download and transfer the AICP 12.1 ROM.zip file and Gapps.zip file that you downloaded above to your device’s internal storage..
  • Turn off the device & Boot your device into TWRP recovery mode by long pressing Volume Down + Power key Simultaneously.
  • Once entering the TWRP Recovery menu, clear phone's memory (full) by selecting 'Wipe' option. Once done, select 'Swipe to Factory Reset' on the bottom of screen to perform factory reset.
  • Go back to TWRP main menu, tap on Install and select the Downloaded AICP.zip file that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  • After selecting the .zip file, do Swipe Right to Confirm Flash on the bottom of screen to begin the custom ROM installation process. This may take some time.
  • Once your ROM is successfully flashed, Go back to TWRP main menu, tap on “Install” and select the Gapps.zip that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  • After selecting the Gapps.zip file, do Swipe Right to Confirm Flash on the bottom of screen to begin the Gapps installation process. This may take some time.
  • Once your ROM is successfully flashed, you’ll see “Wipe cache/dalvik” option, select it and then do “Swipe to wipe” on bottom of screen.
  • Once cache & dalvik wipe completes, hit the “Back” button on-screen and then select “Reboot System” button.



  • Note:- If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select 'Wipe cache/dalvik'. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation

    That’s it! Your Device should now have AICP 12.1 ROM installed ! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.