So, today I tried rooting my Nexus 5 with Nexus Root Toolkit. I have done it before, but I did something wrong. After rooting it, I had to reboot it, but it got stuck in the part with all the circles with colors, before it says ANDROID and the phone starts. I researched, and it seems I have to reinstall the ROM with the Nexus Toolkit. It says the phone has to be completely turned off, so I have to wait until my battery dies or I do a battery pull. Any solutions? My phone was at 20 percent when this happened, so, how long will it take for the battery to die?


Wiping cache normally fixes boot-loop issues. Before you proceed you will need to install ADB on your system.

  1. Connect your device to your PC using a USB cable
  2. Open a terminal and enter adb reboot recovery
  3. Use the volume buttons to scroll to "wipe data/factory reset" and press the Power button to select it.
  4. Scroll down to "Yes - erase all user data" and press the Power button to select it.
  5. Reboot the phone.

If your phone becomes unresponsive at any point during these steps, you can restart it by holding down the Power button for several seconds.

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