[How to] Install Official CM 12.1 (Android 5.1) on Nexus 6

Nexus 6 features a large 5.96″ AMOLED QHD display, with a resolution of 1440 x 2560, giving it an impressive 493 ppi pixel density. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.7GHz processor, with 3GB of RAM, and either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. The Nexus 6 shooter comes in at 13MP, with optical image stabilisation and a twin-LED ring flash, for clearer photos in low light conditions. Other features include a 3220mAh battery and a bundled Motorola Turbo Charger for a quick battery charge.

Nexus 6, being the latest device in the Nexus line, becomes the first device to get any new Android update. Android 5.1 has been rolled out to this device. But if you want more features and customizations on the Nexus 6, you can switch to official CM 12.1 ROM. It has the same UI as stock Nexus 6 but offers more features. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install CM 12.1 (Android 5.1) on Nexus 6

Nexus 6 features a large 5.96″ AMOLED QHD display, with a resolution of 1440 x 2560, giving it an impressive 493 ppi pixel density. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.7GHz processor, with 3GB of RAM, and either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. The Nexus 6 shooter comes in at 13MP, with optical image stabilisation and a twin-LED ring flash, for clearer photos in low light conditions. Other features include a 3220mAh battery and a bundled Motorola Turbo Charger for a quick battery charge.

Nexus 6 was among the first devices to get the official Android 5.1 update. However there are some people who prefer the features and the performance of the custom ROMs rather than stock Android. For those, there is CM 12.1 custom ROM. Follow the guide below to install CM 12.1 ROM on the Nexus 6.

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