[HOW TO] How to install Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP with GAPPS on Nexus 5

[HOW TO] How to install Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP with GAPPS on Nexus 5

The latest Android Lollipop source code was released on 3rd November this year.
So the official builds will be released very soon but not yet available for most of the devices.
But un-officially Anderson Aragão has ported the Lollipop AOSP for Google Nexus 5.

WARNING:
Installing custom ROM requires a custom recovery to be installed on your device, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data.
Before proceeding further you may consider backup your all data.
Please visit the Disclaimer page below to agree with the risks involved and proceed before flashing this ROM to your phone:
ROM Disclaimer link

Pre-requisites for this installation:
Android Lollipop 5.0 with Gapps for Nexus 5
– If you want ROOT then the SuperSU package
– Nexus 5 loaded with a Custom recovery

NOTE:
If you don’t have a custom recovery installed on your device then head towards the following link to install custom recovery.
installing Custom recovery on Google Nexus devices

Installing AOSP 5.0 Lollipop on nexus 5:

STEP 1:
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Copy the ROM and SuperuserSU package on your phone.

STEP 2:
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Reboot to recovery and flash the Lollipop ROM zip that you have downloaded earlier
Reboot your phone and finish the first time setup on your phone.

STEP 3:
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Reboot to recovery again and flash superuser zip.

STEP 4:
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Reboot your phone, finish the setup and enjoy the Android Lollipop ahead of the official release.

ALSO SEE: How to get back to Stock ROM on any Nexus Device

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