Download and install Android 7.1.2 crDroid ROM on Nexus 4 (mako)

One of the oldest family member from Google’s Nexus family, Nexus 4 code name ‘mako’ gets Android 7.1.2 crDroid ROM. The Android 7.1.2 crDroid ROM for Nexus 4 is now available, based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat the firmware will give this older device a new look. The supported members from Nexus series are already enjoying the latest firmware officially released by Google. So the Team at Lineage OS planned to give a chance to older devices by providing them the new firmware via Android 7.1.2 crDroid ROM.

LG Nexus 4 is a pretty older device, it was released back in 2012, the box opened device comes with the pre-installed Android Jellybean later it received latest firmware updates by Google and Android 5.1 Lollipop was the final update released for it. Although it got tons of AOSP ROMs with latest Android version but now Android 7.1.2 crDroid ROM is released for it to stay line to line with it’s successors. We have post our previous guide on Nexus 7 2013 you can also see the process is same as well.

The process to flash Android 7.1.2 crDroid ROM on Nexus 4 is not very difficult task infact you need to pay attentions on the instructions below. If you have a custom recovery like TWRP recovery installed on your device already then all you need to do is just flash the ROM zip from recovery along latest Lineage OS gapps and that’s it. For your ease we also mentioned the guide to install TWRP recovery on your device as well.

Note: If you are new to process then we recommend you to carefully follow the whole process in sequence.

You can also: Download the last CyanogenMod 11 upto 14.1 builds from this guide.

Process to install Android 7.1.2 Nougat crDroid ROM on Nexus 4

Some pre-requisites before you begin:

Downloads section:

Install Section.

Solution to a failed boot issue.

Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]

Also see: How to Enable root access for Apps on crDroid ROM

That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about Android 7.1.2 crDroid ROM on your Nexus 4 and stay tuned for more updates.

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