Tag Archives: how to

Recommended How-to

FREE Weekly Newsletter for Nexus 4 Users!

Stay ahead of the pack with our newsletter and receive "ROM of the Week", get free help from author, get FREE tips/tricks for your phone, stay updated on what's HOT with Nexus 4 right now.

Get your Copy of Weekly ROM of the Week Today!

No spam. We promise. We ONLY send you Nexus 4 ROM of the Week.

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

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

Click Here to Read Full Article


How to Enable 4G LTE on Rooted Nexus 4 Android 4.2.2!

For those of you who want to get 4G LTE enabled on Android 4.2.2, most of the latest custom Android 4.2.2 ROMs do support 4G LTE out of the box.

Step 2. First, make sure you are on one of the latest Android 4.2.2 custom ROMs (not stock).

Step 3. If you don’t get 4G LTE out of the box, you can download and run Build Prop Editor app from the Play Store.

Scroll down to “telephony.lteOnCdmaDevice” and set the value to 1 (if it is n

Click Here to Read Full Article


How to Overclock Nexus 4 to 1.944Ghz!

For those of you who want to get a little more “oomph” out of your LG Nexus 4 Android smartphone, you can if you have a rooted Nexus 4 with a custom kernel that supports overclocking.

If you do want to overclock, I highly do suggest Faux kernel for Nexus 4, which provides overclocking up to 1.944Ghz while giving you pretty good battery life.

To install Faux kernel, you simply need to install the kernel zip file in CWM Recovery. (see latter part of video above for installation)

Before you install the kernel though, I highly suggest you to either

Click Here to Read Full Article


How to Install New ROM on Nexus 4!

In this video tutorial, you will learn how to install a new custom ROM on your newly rooted Nexus 4. Now, there’s an easier way to install custom ROMs using apps like ROM Manager (Available on Play Store) but for the purposes of ending up in a bootloop (or other havoc that can happen), let me show you fail-proof method.

First, you will need a rooted Nexus 4 with CWM or TWRP recovery installed. If you rooted using our Nexus 4 root guide, you are ready to go.

For cu

Click Here to Read Full Article


How to Backup/Restore ROM on Nexus 4!

First time installing custom ROM on your rooted Nexus 4? Well, before you begin installing that new custom ROM that’s supposed to make your Nexus 4 even better (and yes we believe that), you will want to at least make one backup ROM.

The above video tutorial will walk you through on how to backup your current ROM and also restore it.

What is backing up ROM do?

Backing up ROM backs up all of your settings (wifi passwords, bluetooth, etc…), your apps (AngryBirds and your level 50), kernel, and everything except the contents of your internal storage(

Click Here to Read Full Article


How to Backup/Restore Apps using Titanium Backup App on Nexus 4!

For those of you who want to root and try a bunch of different custom ROMs, I highly recommend you to use the Titanium Backup app.

This video tutorial will show you how to backup and restore your apps (along with your app data) when installing different custom ROMs. This will help you to easily restore your phone back to normal after installing a custom ROM.

Most custom ROMs will require you to do a wipe data/factory reset, which will erase all of your settings and apps. By using apps like Titanium backup app, you can easily backup and restore your apps. Even bett

Click Here to Read Full Article