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Google Nexus 5X: The Best Cure For Bootloop Is Here!

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Bootloop can deem a smartphone completely unusable and no users want to be at the receiving end of it. This particular issue is commonly found on the devices from LG and it has also affected the Google Nexus 5X.

Today, we have found the best cure for Bootloop on the Nexus 5X and it is thanks to the findings made by XDA. The lads at XDA have listed down 13 steps that will stop your Nexus 5X from bootloop-ing and they are as follow:

1. Download the latest ADB and Fastboot binaries and extract them to a folder on your computer that is easily accessible.
2. Download and install the Google’s USB Drivers (for those who are running Windows).
3. Download the N2G47Z_4Cores.img file and save it in the same directory that you have the ADB and Fastboot binaries located.
4. Optional: If you want to use TWRP recovery on your fixed Nexus 5X, this requires you use a modified version of TWRP. So download TWRP3_1_1_5X.img and save it in the same folder you have your ADB and Fastboot binaries located.
5. Connect the Nexus 5X to the computer with a USB cable.
6. Go ahead and launch a command prompt or terminal in the same directory where you saved the ADB and Fastboot binaries.Windows users, you can do this by holding shift and right-clicking, then selecting “open command prompt here.” Windows 10 users will see a PowerShell option that replaces the command prompt one.
7. Boot the Nexus 5X into Fastboot Mode (also known as bootloader mode to some people).
8. Execute the following command in the command prompt: fastboot devices
9. If you see your device’s serial number, you are ready to move on. If not, then for some reason the USB drivers are not fully installed.
10. If your bootloader is not yet unlocked but you have enabled OEM unlocking in Developer Options once before, you can unlock the bootloader now by entering: fastboot flashing unlock. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to unlock the bootloader. Be warned that this will wipe all of the data on your phone.
11. Now enter the following command in a command prompt to replace your current boot image: fastboot flash boot N2G47Z_4Cores.img
12. Reboot your phone by typing: fastboot reboot
13. After some minutes (it may take a while), you should see your phone’s boot animation and eventually the lockscreen. Congrats, you’ve saved your phone!