Lagging Nexus 5? Fix it without Factory Reset

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Nexus 5 is one of the most adored phone by the Android power as well as lay smartphone users. It gives pure android experience with great speed. Android OS is best operated on Nexus smartphones.  It was released back in November 2013, but its still being used by many people. I have also seen some people using it as their second phone because they have so many memories with it. They can’t get just move on with this phone. I have a guide which will help you to resolve problem of Lagging Nexus 5.

With the passage of time, every smartphone starts slowing down. The performance falls below the level it used to have. Lagging nexus 5 has been a problem for many users. If the performance slows down, it does not means that your smartphone has lived his full life. It’s mostly because of stored data and the age of operating system that causes some glitches.

Nexus 5 is currently running on Android marshmallow. Perks of having nexus 5 is that you are the first one to get Android updates. It has 4.95 inch screen, that is considered optimal by many smartphones users. Some users dont find it comfortable to use smartphones with large size. It does not comfortably fit into their hands.LG Google Nexus 5 is powered by 2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM.

How to Fix Lagging Nexus 5:

Considering the overwhelming love for Nexus 5. Google decided to release its next iteration last year, which was named as Nexus 5X. Which is another great Nexus phone.

So let’s move on to the solution, which will help you regain the lost performance of nexus 5. The best fix to the lagging nexus 5 is factory reset, but if you don’t want to factory reset and you don’t want to lose all your precious memories and data then follow the below guide. In the below guide I will guide you on how to clear cache partition of Nexus 5. Clearing cache partition does not erases any kind of data from your phone. All your files, contacts and pictures will be safe. It will just wipe the cache

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Note: It is recommended to backup all your data before you move forward. so that you don’t lose any data in case of any accident. Although its very much safe to clear cache partition. You wont lose any data.

  • So first of all turn off your phone.
  • Press and hold Volume Down and Power Button.
  • An Image of Android will appear laying on its back and a box will appear pointing towards power button. Inside the box you will see “Start”.
  • Use Volume up or down to change to different mode.
  • Press Volume Down button twice till Recovery Menu appears in the box.
  • Now once you are in Recovery Menu.
  • Press and hold Power button and Tap Volume up button.
  • Now you will see different operations you can perform on your phone using the recovery menu.
  • Use Volume key to navigate to Wipe Cache Partition.

That’s it. On the bottom of the screen you will see formatting cache. Wait for like 5 minutes. Even if it takes more than that. Don’t restart wait for it to finish. Otherwise it can cause damage to your operating system.

When you see cache wipe complete on the bottom of the screen. Use power button to select reboot system now.

If you have any issue in the above guide on how to fix lagging nexus 5 without factory reset. let me know in the comments. Also give us feedback about how this tip helped you or not in revitalizing Nexus 5 performance.

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2 Comments to Lagging Nexus 5? Fix it without Factory Reset

  1. Clear cache works not only for Nexus 5, but also for all other Android phones, to the best of my knowledge.

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