Android 5.1 Lollipop CM12.1 Custom ROM on Nexus 4

Features Of Android 5.1 Lollipop CM12.1 On Nexus 4

The much anticipated CM12.1 series CyanogenMod custom ROM has been made
available to Google’s 2012 flagship smartphone LG Nexus 4.

This new custom mobile software is based on the official AOSP (Android Open Source Project). It is 253MB in size and brings in numerous customizations options including sound alerts (bells or whistles), option to select different LED color display for email notifications,
bug-fixes, performance-enhancing tweaks and new features including email app powered by Boxer.

How to Flash the CyanogenMod [Official] Android v5.1 Lollipop CM12.1 Custom ROM on LG-Google Nexus 4

Step 1: Download the custom ROM (HERE) and Google Apps (HERE) in the PC.

[Custom ROM build date: 26/04/2015]

Step 2: Connect LG-Google Nexus 4 (aka Mako) to PC via USB cord.

[Note: Before plugging the phone to the computer, make sure you have installed the USB driver software, if not, click HERE to download the firmware]

Step 3: Then, place Android v5.1 Lollipop ROM zip file and Google Apps .zip file into the phone’s memory.

[Note: Before users begin installing the custom software, make sure the device is already rooted and must have installed ClockworkMod Recovery/TWRP].

Install  ClockworkMod
Recovery/TWRP Using Rom Manager

Step 4: Now turn-off the device and disconnect from the PC.

Step 5: Then perform the regular ‘Bootloader Mode’ sortie by press holding ‘Volume up’, ‘Volume down’ and ‘Power’ buttons.

Step 6: Once entering the ‘Bootloader mode,’ go to the ClockworkMod Recovery mode, then clear phone memory, by choosing ‘wipe data/factory reset’ [Note: Use ‘Volume’ keys to navigate and ‘Power’ button to select options, while operating under Recovery Mode].

Step 7: Now, clear the cache memory by selecting ‘wipe cache partition.’

Step 8: Then go back to the ClockworkMod recovery, and select ‘advanced’ and tap ‘wipe dalvik cache’ [Note: This step is optional, but many recommend this procedure so that users will not face boot loops or any other errors in the middle of custom ROM installation]

Step 9: Again come back to the main recovery screen and then tap ‘install zip from SD card.’

Step 10: Then tap ‘choose zip from sdcard’ and go to Android 5.1 Lollipop ROM .zip file in the SD card and enter the installation process. Repeat the same procedure for installing Google Apps. [Note: use ‘Volume’ keys to navigate and ‘Power’ button to select options]

Step 11: Once done with the installation process, navigate to ‘+++++Go Back+++++’ and re-start the device by opting ‘reboot system now’ seen in the recovery menu.

Now, your device (LG-Google Nexus 4) will take a few minutes to complete the booting process.

Users then head to Settings >> select ‘About phone’ to confirm the installation of Terminus Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM.

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