Good news for Nexus 4 users ! Android 5.0 lollipop update for Nexus 4 is now available. Mind you, this is not the official update from Google and has been compiled from the Android 5.0 lollipop source code, courtesy AOSP – Android Open Source Project. The official lollipop update for Nexus 4 will be rolled out in the coming weeks from Google. If you can’t wait that long, you can head to the Google’s developer page (Anderson Aragão) and download the Android 5.0 ROM to your phone.
You may want to visit the above link from your phone so that you can download the lollipop update for Nexus 4 directly on your device. Also, this ROM includes the google apps like messenger and dialer as well so you don’t have to flash them separately. You can always download the apps that are missing from the Google Play store.Infographic: 10 Uses For Your Old Android Device Coming Soon: Android Lollipop Update for Your Phone Android 5.0 Lollipop
How to install the lollipop update for Nexus 4 ?
To install the lollipop update for Nexus 4, your device needs to be unlocked and rooted with a custom recovery. Just download the ROM and flash it in your recovery. It is recommended to perform a clean install so that you do not run into any issues during the installation process. Also, do remember to take a backup before starting with the lollipop update for Nexus 4.
Please be advised that this update is not official and going ahead with this may cause potential issues with your Android device. We will not be responsible if your device encounters any issues during or post the update process. You may also want to check the developer’s page mentioned above for more clarity and suggestions regarding this.
If you do go ahead and try out the lollipop update for Nexus 4, do share your experience in the comment section below.