For those of you who want to experience the latest Android 6.0 marshmallow with root for your Nexus 4, definitely check out Frank N4 ROM.
Based on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow sources, the Frank N4 ROM brings you all the “official” features of Android 6.0 plus a bit more like light/dark theming, volume rocker wake, init.d support, advanced reboot, and a bit more.
While Google has stopped supporting Nexus 4, you can still pretty much enjoy latest and great Android OS by installing custom ROM like the Frank N4.
Other than that, this ROM will give you some excellent performance along with all the features you wanted to try on the latest Android 6.0 so definitely give it a go this week(end) and do let me know what you think!
Download Android 6.0 Gapps (DO NOT USE older Gapp as you will FC!!!)
To install, reboot into recovery, make backup ROM, wipe data/factory reset, install ROM, install Gapps, and reboot. (If for some reason you end up in a bootloop or get force-closed keyboard error on boot, reboot into CWM recovery, go to Mounts & Storage->format /system. For TWRP, go to Wipe->Advanced Wipe->Wipe /system.)
First time installing custom ROM? Please see How to Install Custom ROM on Nexus 4 first!
Using TWRP? See our universal fail-proof method on installing custom ROM and boot the first time!
Credits – XDA <— Please donate to the developer of this ROM or hit Thanks button on XDA if you like it, thx!
- Want Flash Player? See How to Install Flash Player on Android Lollipop!
- Want Xposed for Lollipop? See How to Install Xposed for Android Lollipop!
- If you want some awesome audio, check out Viper4Audio FX MOD, which you can install on this ROM to enhance your music 100%.
- If you want to run your apps in tablet/hybrid/custom DPI mode, see our Xposed App Settings guide.
- Need to run apps that check for root? Check out How to Run Apps that’s don’t run on rooted Android!
- If you want PIE Controls, see our LMT Pie Control guide.
Q: My 3G/4G LTE data is not working!!!
A: See How to Fix 3G/4G LTE data by Manually Setting APN on Android!
Q: I have no Play Store!
A: Make sure you install Gapps zip file in TWRP or CWM Recovery!!! Download link in this post above.
Q: I have no Root!
A: If missing root, see How to Enable Root on CM12.1!
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You will need a rooted Nexus 4 to install all ROM/kernels.
NOTE: THE AUTHOR OF THIS SITE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU MESS UP YOUR PHONE, PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS TWICE BEFORE TRYING IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME TO ROOTING AND CUSTOM ROMS!
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Please see our Nexus 4 FAQ FIRST!!!