Update Nexus 4 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow Custom ROM

Every one must be aware of the news that google has released Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Nexus 5, 6, 7, Nexus 9 users but those who are using Nexus 4 can not update their phone to latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow.LG Nexus 4 Phone


But Android developers like vocoderism and Aldrin Holmes have worked hard and developed a custom ROM of Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus 4 users.

So if you are one of the Nexus 4 user and if you wish to install this custom ROM, we request you to follow this steps carefully without any mistakes.

Preparing your phone:

  • Phone should be fully charged.
  • USB drivers and ADB & Fastboot drivers for Nexus 4 must be installed on PC.
  • TWRP recovery tool must be installed on the device and its bootloader must be unlocked.
  • Device must be Rooted.
  • Back Up all the important data to some external storage.
  • Enable USB debugging on the device.USB Debugging

Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow Custom ROM on Nexus 4:

  1. Download the Vocoderism’s ROM and Vocoderism’s suggested GApps from here.
  2. Download the Holmes’ ROM and Holmes’ suggested GApps from here.
  3. Boot the device into Recovery mode turn off the phone and boot it while holding down the volume up, volume down and power button at the same time.
  4. Perform Wipe operation firstly to wipe out entire data.
  5. Now perform Install operation and select the ROM file that you have downloaded and flash it.twrp
  6. Now in the same way flash the Gapp’s file.
  7. After the completion of the process Reboot the device using Reboot options.

Enjoy the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your LG Nexus 4.