How To Install CM11 M8 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Custom Firmware On LG Nexus 4

LG Nexus 4 is an Android based smartphone announced 2012, October. Features includes 3G, 4.7″ True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, 8 MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS and much more.Now the users of LG Nexus 4 can update their device with CM11 M8 Android 4.4.4 KitKat custom firmware which is CyanogenMod based ROM. Follow this simple guide to learn how to install CM11 M8 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Custom Firmware On LG Nexus 4.

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Pre Requisites

  • First backup all your contacts, call logs and SMS.
  • Enable USB debugging mode from Settings->Applications->Development->USB debugging in your device.
  • Install latest LG Nexus 4 USB drives on your computer.
  • The device must be rooted to install CM11 custom ROM.

How To Install CM11 M8 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Custom Firmware On LG Nexus 4

1.Download Android 4.4.4 CM11 M8 KitKat Custom ROM and Google Apps package on your PC.

2.Connect your device to computer and transfer the downloaded files to your internal SD card and make sure the files are in the SD card root.

3.Disconnect device from PC and turn off the device.

4.Now enter into bootloader mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together.

5.Now enter into bootloader and go to recovery option. Here perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset”, cache wipe by selecting “wipe cache partition” and also perform wipe dalvik cache .

6.Now go to main screen and select “install zip from SD card”. Navigate using volume keys and select Android 4.4.4 ROM zip file that you copied to your SD card and select it using the Power button.

7.Same procedure (step 6 only) is applied for Google Apps package also.

8.After installations go back and reboot the device.

For the confirmation go to Settings>>About phone to verify the firmware update.

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