Install Leaked Stock Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM On Google Nexus 4

Google showcased a quick glimpse of Android Jelly Bean 4.3 features at I/O 2013. Two editions of stock Android Jelly Bean 4.3 launched on Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. But the Google Nexus 4 hasn’t received latest version yet. On XDA developer’s forum leaked Android Jelly Bean 4.3 is available. The ROM was initially leaked on Google+ by Jeff Williams after successful testing.

New features in this ROM include the Android 4.3 Camera and Gallery, Phase Beam wallpaper, T9 support in the dialer, the new Google Maps and new settings and features for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.


Nexus 4 with Unlocked bootloader and TWRP recovery installed.
Leaked Android 4.3 ROM for Nexus 4: Odexed version And Deodexed version
SuperSU for Android 4.3 (Only required if root access doesn’t work for you)

Installation Procedure:

Download the ROM and transfer its zip file to your phone.
Reboot your phone into recovery.
To be on the safe side, perform a backup.
In case you are coming from a non-stock ROM, you’ll need to perform a full data wipe.
Select ‘Install’ and flash the ROM’s zip file.
Wipe cache and dalvik cache.
Reboot your device.
In case root access doesn’t work, reboot back into recovery, flash the SuperSU file, wipe cache and dalvik cache, and reboot again.


Follow this guide at your own risk. Thetechhacker will not be responsible if you face data loss or any harm to your device as a result of following above given instructions.

Via XDA Developer’s Forum.



Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

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