With the arrival of Google’s very own smartphone the Nexus 6, there are some new features that has been brought for this series smartphones and one of them which has been most talked about is the Ambient Display Notifications screen which has been seen in some Moto series smartphones released by Motorola previously.
The good news is that this new useful feature the ” Ambient Display” found on Nexus 6 can be now injected into the Nexus 5 smartphone as well. If you are using a Nexus 5 running the latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop version, then you can download and flash this new feature on your device and get the best Moto X feature on your device.
All you need to have is a rooted device and updated one with the Android 5.0.1 version installed on it. In some cases users with the older version of Android 5.0 installed on their devices got this mod flashed on their devices working perfectly. So if you have a Nexus 5 with Android 5.0 you can still have this Ambient display mod flashed on it. All you have to do is follow these steps given in the guide below.
How to get Ambient Display of Nexus 6 on your Nexus 5:
All you have to do is follow these steps given in the link below to get your device loaded with this new Ambient display feature that has been introduced on the Nexus 6.
Step 1: First of all make sure that your Nexus 5 device is rooted. If not, then read the rooting guide here.
Step 2: Now all you have to do is download thisfile on your device from this link.
Step 3: Now turn off your device and restart in the FastBoot mode by pressing and holding he Power + Volume down buttons simultaneously until the device vibrates or flashes.
Step 4: After this you have to navigate through the menu by pressing the Volume Up button, make sure to select the Recovery Mode settings by pressing the Power button.
Step 5: In Recovery Mode you’ll see your particular custom recovery interface. You want to select Install or Install > Choose zip from last install folder.
Step 6: Now you have to locate the file downloaded earlier and then confirm the flash file to be flashed on your device.
Step 7: Once tapped, it will be flashed on your Nexus 5 automatically, all you have to do is go back and tap on the Reboot System Now option to reset your device. Once the device restarts, tap on settings and Display and make sure that your Ambient Display option is On and ready as seen in the images above.
Once done you will have the Ambient display ready and you will get all the notifications seen on a black and white screen for little time.