Nexus 4 users can now install CyanogenMod 10.1 (CM10.1) based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, thanks goes to XDA Recognized Contributor KonstantinKeller for porting CyanogenMod 10.1 (CM10.1) to Nexus 4.
In this article we will be going through step by step guide to install CyanogenMod 10.1 (CM10.1) on Nexus 4.
CM10.1 is in early stage and as per source page Gesture typing does not works.
The guide is only for LG Nexus 4 and cannot be tried on any other device. You can check Model number of device by going to Settings >> About phone.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Install CyanogenMod 10.1 (CM 10.1) on 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.
To unlock bootloader of your device go here.
Install ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery on your device. Go through the guide here.
Download ROM and Google apps package from here.
Copy both the zip files to SD-Card of your device without extracting.
Switch off device and boot into recovery mode. Boot into bootloader mode by holding down Volume down and Power buttons simultaneously. Then using Volume buttons select Recovery mode.
Perform a Nandrop backup of your existing ROM. Select “Backup and Restore” and then select “Backup” again.
Select “wipe data/factory reset” and confirm to wipe data.
Select “install zip from sdcard” and select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to ROM file and select to confirm installation. Wait for few minutes.
Similarly, select “choose zip from sdcard” again and select to install “Google apps package”.
Select “Go Back” and select “Reboot System Now” to reboot your device
CyanogenMod 10.1 is installed on your Nexus 4.