Instructions to enable EIS feature on Nexus 5X phone


LG Nexus 5X was announced in September 2015 and released in October 2015. It is equipped with 5.2 inch multi-touch capacitive touch screen LCD and IPS panel with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution (pixel density). 423 PPI) same processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 with Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 along with Adreno 418 GPU pre-installed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It has 2 versions with different capacities, 16GB and 32GB, with 2GB of RAM.

On the Huawei Nexus 6P there’s a pretty cool feature that’s EIS ( Electronic Image Stabilization ) has the effect of stabilizing movie recording and no delay when taking pictures. And if you want to know more about this feature, please visit the Wikipedia page. And here I briefly explain that when you record a video, that video will be stabilized to produce a video with less vibration and when taken, you can capture it immediately without delay to lose a beautiful frame, ie delay. when taking pictures. Usually this feature is present on specialized photographic equipment.

However, this feature and technology is applied on the car LG Nexus 5X. This feature is disabled by the manufacturer, but we can easily enable it by editing the build.prop file. Below are specific instructions for you to re-enable the EIS feature.


Your LG Nexus 5X device must be rooted to be able to access the files. If you have not conducted rooting, see the article: rooting Nexus 5X phone.

Enable EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) on LG Nexus 5X

  1. Open and edit build.prop.
  2. Add line “”“.
  3. Restart your LG Nexus 5X.
  4. Now, you install the camera of the LG Nexus 5X.
  5. In camera settings, go to “Resolution and Quality(Resolution and quality.
  6. Test “Enable Video Stabilization“.

Note: For users who don’t know where to find build.prop or how to edit build.prop, follow the instructions below.

  1. Download and install the ES File Explorer app directly from Google Play Store on your device.
  2. Open ES File Explorer on your device and press “menu” (shown in the upper left).
  3. In the menu, there will be an option “Setting“. Tap on it and you will be in the Settings Menu.
  4. In the Settings Menu, scroll to the bottom to “Root Settings”.
  5. In Root Settings, “test
    1. Root Explorer
    2. Mount FileSystem.
  6. Now go to the main part of the application and it shows all the folders.
  7. In the upper right you will see a window as an option.
  8. Scroll all the way and a set of icons will appear on the left side.
  9. Among those icons, there will be an icon favorite (icon: star).
  10. Open the favorites folder. It will show folders on your device as tags SD, Internal Storage
  11. Touching the icon shows your device (It can be distinguished by “/”).
  12. You are now in your phone’s internal memory.
  13. Navigate to the bottom and there you will find a file “System“.
  14. Open the file system and navigate to the bottom.
  15. At the bottom there will be 2 files: build.prop and build.prop.bak.
  16. Import build.prop
  17. While typing the device prompts you to choose an editor to view or edit build.prop. Just choose ES Note Editor.


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