Definitely, now you can update Android 4.3 JB via CyanogenMod 10.2 on Google Nexus 4. Though, official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is available to flash, but users wants some extra and unique functionality to use so there are many CyanogenMod themes available out there. For those users, here is the CyanogenMod 10.2, a latest build from CM Team but the problem is that this is the test build and can have some bugs, so users are requested to flash on their own risk!
Today, in this article we will guide you on How to update Android 4.3 JB CyanogenMod 10.2 on Google Nexus 4. Before proceeding further, you have to read the disclaimer and prerequisite.
Disclaimer: We have not developed this ROM, so if anything happens to your phone or some functionality are not working then don’t blame us! As this is the latest build so it might happen that you face some problem, try at your own risk.
1. Your mobile should have 70 – 80% battery
2. Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging.
For Android 4.1.2 version:
- All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box
For Android 4.2.2 version:
- All Apps > Settings > About Phone > Navigate to Build number > Tap “Build number” 7 times and you’ll get pop-up as “You are now a developer”.
- All Apps > Settings > System > Developer Options and Android Debugging – check box
3. The phone must be unlocked, rooted and CWM Recovery is installed.
4. Ensure you have backed up your important data.
Step by Step Guide on:
How to install CM 10.2 on Google Nexus 4
Step 1: Download CyanogenMod ROM & Google Apps, copy both the downloaded file into an external SD card.
Step 2: Switch off your phone and boot into CWM Recovery by “pressing and holding Volume Up + Volume Down and Power buttons“. In the Recovery mode, use the Volume keys to move up/down and the Power key to select a highlighted item.
Step 3: Now, perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition” and then go to advanced from there select “wipe Dalvik Cache“.
Step 4: Now, go to the main menu choose “install zip from SD card” > Select ROM file (Which you have downloaded and placed in SD card) > give Yes for confirmation. The process will take 3-5 minutes to install the ROM so wait for the whole process to complete.
Step 5: Repeat the above step again and now select “Google Apps” instead of ROM zip file.
Step 6: Finally, go back to the main menu and select “reboot system” now. The phone will take 10-15 minutes to start and initialize all the services & apps because this is the first time you are starting a phone after installing CyanogenMod 10.2. Don’t be hesitate and wait for complete process.
So, these all guide is about on how to update Android 4.3 JB CyanogenMod 10.2 on Google Nexus 4. If you face any problem while performing above steps then put your query or problem via comments below and we will solve it ASAP!