Install Android 4.2.2 Vanilla RootBOX ROM on LG Nexus 4

Vanilla RootBOX Android 4.2.2 ROM for LG Nexus 4 is available for a download. The ROM is light without any useless apps, lets you to enjoy AOKP/CM features along with some CM cherry-pick.

This is not an official ROM by Samsung but a Custom ROM. The ROM is still in progress and there may be bugs and issues.

The guide mentioned below is only for LG Nexus 4 and cannot be tried on any other device. To know the Model No. of device go to Settings >> About Phone.

Features of ROM:

Built from RootBox Sources

AOKP Features

CM Profiles

Per App DPI

Per App Tablet UI

Per App Language

OTA Updates – Goo Manager

Navigation Bar Colour

Camera: Save to external memory

Phone: Advance Phone Settings (Vibrate on Answer, Every 45 Seconds, On Hangup and On Call Waiting)

Phone: Noise Suppression

MMS: Message rate alerts (Modify SMS message limit for alert)

MMS: Fully Customizable MMS Theme

MMS: Soft Keyboard Type (Emoji, Enter to Send, Enter for a New Line)

Home button call answer (Accessibility Option)

Variable size pattern lockscreen

RootBox Settings

Pie (Paranoid Android)

LCD Density Changer

Low Battery Warning (Pop-up & Sound, Pop-up only, Sound only, Off)

Option to control cursor in text fields using volume keys

Disable Fullscreen Keyboard (Landscape mode)

Expanded Desktop

Hold Back to Kill

CRT Animation (Screen On/Screen Off)

Lockscreen Shortcuts (Paranoid)

Lockscreen Targets (CM)

Screen Security Features (Unlock options: Quick Unlock, Delay Screen Lock, Menu Unlock, Home Unlock)

cLock (Chronus)

Option to disable sound when adjusting volume

Launch Music app on Headset connection

Hardware Keys Remapping

Lockscreen Hardware Keys Remapping

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.


Install Android 4.2.2 Vanilla RootBOX ROM on LG Nexus 4

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

ClockworkMod Recovery on your Nexus 4 should be installed. Guide to install ClockworkMod Touch Recovery on Nexus 4.

Download Vanilla RootBOX ROM and Google Apps Package for Nexus 4.

Copy both the zip files to SD-Card of your device without extracting.

Switch off device and boot into recovery. Hold power button and volume down button and enter recovery.

Select “wipe data/factory reset”, wipe cache partition” and in Advanced select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.

Select “install zip from sdcard” and then select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to “Vanilla RootBOX ROM” file which you have downloaded and confirm to “install”. Wait till it gets installed.

Repeat the procedure to install Google apps by selecting “choose zip from sdcard” and then select “” and install.

Select “reboot system now”.

You have installed Vanilla RootBOX ROM based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on LG Nexus 4.

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