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How to Root Nexus 4! [Windows/Mac OSX/Linux/Ubuntu][4.4.3/4.4.4/5.0]

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For those of you who want to root your Nexus 4 Android smartphone, here’s a step-by-step tutorial showing you how to root a Nexus 4 on Windows, Linux/Ubuntu, or Mac OSX computer.

This works for all Android versions including Android 4.2.1 4.2.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.4.1, 4.4.2, 4.4.3 ,4.4.4 KitKat, and 5.0 Lollipop. (For rooting Android 4.3, 4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.4.4, 5.0 the steps are exactly same except for Step 15, you need to download the latest version of SuperSU from ChainFire and use that instead of the one provided.)

This rooting guide will allow you to also backup and res

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Gummy ROM for Nexus 4! [Android 4.4.4/ASOP]

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the Week, check out latest Gummy ROM Milestone “M3″.

Based on latest Android 4.4.4, Gummy ROM brings you the best and great customization features along with a fast, stable Android 4.4.4.  Gummy ROM offers a ton of customization/tweaks for your UI, shortcuts, and a fast performance over many other AOSP ROMs on the market today.

Inside the core of Gummy ROM Settings, you will find Gummy Interface, which allows you to customize and tweak everything from your status bar,  notification drawer, quick settings, hardware ke

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How to Convert Nexus 4 into OnePlus One! [HighOnAndroid Conversion Kit]

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For those of you who want to try out OnePlus One, now there’s an easy way to do it using latest CM11 ROM snapshot (which is stable version, stay away from nightlies) and our new HighOnAndroid OnePlusOne Conversion Kit.

HighOnAndroid Conversion Kit includes nearly 99% of features found on the OnePlus One smartphone including the OnePlus One Hexo theme, OnePlus One Next camera (fully-working), Screencast (screen recording app that also records your voice), Audi

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Android L Preview ROM for Nexus 4!

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For this week’s ROM of the week, check out Android L Preview ROM for your Nexus 4!

I know, I know, many of you have been waiting patiently and it just came out last night!  Best news?  This version is nearly identical to the original Android L Preview firmware on Nexus 5 that I have also.

Thanks to XDA user Sykopompos from Filthydelphia, we have a fully-working Android L Preview ROM on the Nexus 4!

What is it?

This is a developer’s

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LiquidSmooth ROM + Matr1x Kernel for Nexus 4!

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the Week, check out latest LiquidSmooth ROM along with Matr1x kernel.

Based on latest Android 4.4.4, LiquidSmooth ROM gives you all the performance improvements of Android 4.4.4 along with a slew of customization options you will love.

You will be able to customize everything from your interface UI, lockscreen, navigation, and much more.  Some of my favorite features include App Circle Bar (sorta like PIE Controls but with a rotating circle, really cool), Hover notifications (from ParanoidAndroid), and Shake events (shake your phon

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Android 4.4.4 + Root for Nexus 4!

Google has released Android 4.4.4 over the weekend.   Now, this update isn’t too huge, it’s just minor security update over Android 4.4.3.  You should still be fine on Android 4.4.3 but if you want to update to Android 4.4.4 with root, just flash the zip file in CWM or TWRP!

Download:

Download Android 4.4.4 + Root for Nexus 4

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Android 4.4.3 Stock ROM + Root for Nexus 4!

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For those of you with a rooted Nexus 4, you can easily upgrade to the latest Android 4.4.3 stock ROM with root by using Android 4.4.3 Stock ROM you can flash with CWM or TWRP recovery.

UPDATE: Android 4.4.4 + Root is HERE!

This is 100% stock firmware with root and busybox added.  Also make sure you flash the latest version of SuperSU aftering flashing ROM to get full root.

What’s new with Android 4.4.3?  There’s not much visual changes with Android 4.4.3 other than a

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C-ROM + Matr1x Kernel for Nexus 4!

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the Week, check out C-ROM plus Matr1x kernel combo.

Based on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, C-ROM brings you the latest KitKat along with a TON of customization that you are used to on other AOSP ROMs plus “On-The-Go Mode” that allows you to see through your phone while walking or commuting to work.

Couples with Matr1x kernel, C-ROM does fairly good job at staying very zippy throughout the day while giving you some excellent battery life.  Aside from great performance and battery life, C-ROM has a nicely integrated C-Tool

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BeanStalk ROM with Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Nexus 4!

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For this week’s ROM of the week, check out latest BeanStalk ROM with Android 4.4.2 KitKat.  If you are looking for one solid custom ROM that brings latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat stability, speed, and a TON of customization, you cannot go wrong with BeanStalk ROM.

Inside BeanStalk ROM you will find a high level of customization you are used to with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROMs along with new features like Gesture Anywhere (allows you to add gesture shortcuts), enhanced PIE controls, fully-working multi-window, screen recording for Power menu, and much more.

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Update CWM Recovery For KitKat Android 4.4 Custom ROMs!

For those of you installing new KitKat Android 4.4 custom ROMs, make sure you are using at least CWM Recovery version 6.0.4.3 to install new KitKat ROMs as otherwise it may fail during install.

Also, do not use TWRP as they are not compatible yet.

You can find the latest CWM/TWRP Recoveries for Nexus 4 here.

VN:F [1.9.16_1159]

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Android 4.4 KitKat ROM with Root for Nexus 4!

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Google has finally pushed out a brand, new version of Google Android Operating System with the latest Android 4.4 KitKat.

UPDATE: Official Android 4.4 stock firmware with root is now available!

While Google is working to push out the official version of Android 4.4 on the Nexus 4, you can already grab a ported version (from Nexus 5) with root for your Nexus 4.

With latest Android 4.4 KitKat, you will be able to take advantage of stuff

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Omni ROM for Nexus 4 with Multi-Window!

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the week, check out what’s “hot” right now with the Omni ROM.

Based on latest Android 4.3.1, Omni ROM brings you world’s first multi-window feature to the Nexus 4!  It’s a pretty cool thing since I’ve been using it on my Note 1/Note 2/Note 3 for last couple years and it certainly is one of the coolest features that gives you true multi-tasking on a smartphone.

It can save you time when checking your e-mail and browsing the web at the same time or it can even save you time when texting back your f

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MIUI ROM V5 for Nexus 4!

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the week, check out latest MIUI ROM V5.

Most definitely, MIUI ROMs have the best themes for Android OS and even Steve Kondik (founder of CyanogenMod ROMs) have said he’s envy of MIUI’s theme capabilities.

Themes on MIUI are nearly endless, there’s literally hundreds of free themes you can download.  Of course, MIUI isn’t all about themes, it brings a whole “new” look to your UI and system.

For Nexus 4 users, you are lucky as MIUI ROMs are officially supported by MIUI theme, meaning you get

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PACMan ROM for Nexus 4!

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the week, check out PACMan ROM.

A hybrid custom ROM, PACMan ROM is composed of CM10.2, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid.  Basically, you get all the features from the three custom ROMs in one, no need to try all of them, just install this.

PACMan ROM is now based on the latest Android 4.3 with also latest AOKP ROM Control Settings and

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Carbon ROM for Nexus 4! [Android 4.3]

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the week, check out latest Android 4.3 version of Carbon ROM.

Carbon ROM features a mix of AOKP ROM Control-like settings called “Carbon Fibers”, HALO floating notification (from ParanoidAndroid ROM), custom list animations, Focal camera (from CM10.2), and some more.

It has a slightly different “personality” than other custom ROMs and that’s what I really like about it while performance and battery life is solid.  If you are looking for a good custom ROM with a good level of customization, definitely c

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BeanStalk ROM for Nexus 4! [Android 4.3]

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For those of you looking for a slightly, different flavor of Android 4.3 on your Nexus 4, definitely BeanStalk ROM is one of those you might have never tried. This is actually one of my favorite AOSP ROMs of all time, bringing you some nice UI/system customization along with transition animations (that you can change).

This particular version of BeanStalk ROM comes with AROMA graphical installer, allowing you to customize everything from your apps, kernels, and more during installation.

Once installed, BeanStalk ROM brings you a ton of customization with its AOKP ROM C

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ParanoidAndroid ROM v3.99 for Nexus 4!

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For those you who have been following ParanoidAndroid ROM’s development over the last few years, you probably seen how well-polished it has become, especially for Nexus devices like the Nexus 4.

The latest version of ParanoidAndroid ROM v3.99 is better than ever, faster than ever with never-ending features such as the updated HALO floating notifications.

Even if you don’t use HALO, the ROM itself offers a multitude of original features such as

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Android 4.4 Stock ROM KRT16S with Root for Nexus 4!

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For this week’s Nexus 4 ROM of the week, check out Android 4.4 stock ROM based on latest KRT16S firmware.  This is 100% stock ROM based on the latest KRT16S OTA pushed out by Google couple days ago.

For rooted Nexus 4 users, you can grab this stock ROM so you don’t have to unroot and start everything over.  You will be able to keep your custom recovery (such as CWM or TWRP) and also have root easily by flashing latest version of SuperSU.

As far as changes to the new KRT16S Android 4.4?  Not much, there are some minor upgrades and some bug fixes but if yo

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