How to Flash Google Nexus 4 Stock Rom

Google Nexus 4 has a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro with Krait CPUs (meaning this thing should be crazy fast), a 4.7-inch WXGA True HD IPS Plus (1280 x 768 pixels) display with Zerogap Touch technology and Corning Gorilla Glass 2, 2GB of RAM, an 8MP rear camera, a 1.3MP front camera, and a 2100 mAh battery rated for upwards of 15.3 hours of talk time. The device has NFC as expected, and will support wireless charging. It will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

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BEFORE YOU BEGIN

HOW TO FLASH GOOGLE NEXUS 4 STOCK ROM

  • Download and install Google Nexus USB drivers on your computer.
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  • Download and install Minimal ADB and fastboot tool on your computer.
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  • Download the Google Nexus Stock ROM for your device.
  • After Downloading the firmware, you need to extract it on your computer. After extracting you will be able to see the following files:
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  • Now, enable USB Debugging on your Nexus Device. To enable USB Debugging: OpenSettings > Developers Option > USB Debugging > Tick to enable.
    Note:(Developers Option is hidden for Android 4.2.2 or above, to show this option Go to Settings >About Phone > Built Number (Tap on it for 5-8 times).
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  • Now, Power off your Google Nexus Device.
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  • Now, you need to boot your device into the ADB mode. For that press and hold Volume Up + Volume Down + Power for 7-10 seconds until adb mode is enabled.
  • Now, connect your Nexus Device to the computer using the data cable.
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  • Now, you need to unlock the bootloader (it can be locked later). To unlock the bootloader, Open py_cmd.exe from the Minimal ADB and fastboot folder (C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot).
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  • Once, Command Window is launched, Give the following command: fastboot oem unlock.
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  • Now, you will be able to see warning message on your device screen, Using your Volume UP button Select Yes to Continue.
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  • Now, as your device bootloader is unlocked you can flash the firmware. To flash the firmware, Go to the extracted files and open flash-all.batstock rom for google nexus 4
  • Now, flashing process will begin, and it will hardly take 5-10 minutes to complete.
  • To lock the bootloader again, Open py_cmd.exe from the Minimal ADB and fastboot folder (C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot). And give the following command: fastboot oem lockstock rom for google nexus 4

That’s It.

SO, you have successfully flashed Google Nexus 4 Stock Rom.

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