AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 can be installed on Verizon Galaxy Nexus I515. The new build comes up with new features such as SMS QuickReply, Stopwatch & Countdown in the Clock app, Expert Calculator functions. The AOKP ROM is in development stage so there may be bugs.
The guide is only for Verizon Galaxy Nexus I515 and will not work on any other device. You can find model of your device by going to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable for any loss or damage done to your device while following the guide.
Install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 custom ROM on Verizon Galaxy Nexus I515
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 should be installed and bootloader of your device to be unlocked.
Download AOKP ROM from here (Filename: aokp_toro_jb_build-3.zip) and Google Apps from here (Filename: gapps-jb-20120726-signed.zip).
Copy both the files to SD-Card of your device without extracting.
Switch off device and then boot into CWM Recovery mode. Hold power button and volume down button and enter recovery.
Perform a Nandrop backup of your existing ROM. Select “Backup and Restore” and then select “Backup again”.
Select “wipe data/factory reset” and wait for few minutes till the data gets wiped.
Select “install zip from sdcard” and then select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to the AOKP ROM file which you have downloaded and confirm to “install”. Wait till installation gets complete. It will take few minutes.
Repeat the same procedure to install Google apps by selecting “choose zip from sdcard” and then select “Gapps.zip” and install.
Select “reboot system now”.
AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 Custom ROM is installed on Verizon Galaxy Nexus I515.