How to root Google Nexus 4? You can easily find lot of guides and videos about it on Internet. Being a Google developer smartphone, rooting Nexus 4 can be done in simple way. In short, just unlock Nexus 4 bootloader. Then root it. That’s all. Simple, right? Yes, with the correct tool and drivers. It is not mission impossible to do so.


Root access on Google Nexus 4

Prerequisites

  • Google Nexus 4 ToolKit
  • Nexus 4 ADB & Fastboot drivers

Note – Unlock LG Nexus 4 bootloader will delete everything on your Nexus 4. Do backup all your data first. And make sure that Google Nexus 4 ToolKit and Nexus 4 ADB & Fastboot drivers are installed properly. Do refer to those guides before process to root Nexus 4.

As for this root Nexus 4 guide, we are going to install SuperSU, ClockworkMod Touch Recovery and Busybox. I will skip some of the steps in Google Nexus 4 ToolKit due to different each person system configuration like Windows version. Just follow the on-screen instructions, you will get it. No worry…

How to root Nexus 4 ~ 1 click method?

  1. Boot into Nexus 4 Fastboot Mode.
  2. Connect USB cable to Nexus 4.
  3. At Google Nexus 4 ToolKit, select 8. 1-CLICK FOR ALL.
  4. Select Yes to continue.
  5. At Nexus 4, select Yes – Unlock bootloader (may void warranty) with Power button.
  6. Your Nexus 4 bootloader will be unlocked.
  7. Then a fresh Android OS will be loaded.
  8. Follow on-screen instructions to setup it.
  9. Enable Nexus 4 USB Debugging Mode.
  10. System will start to root Nexus 4 with SuperSU. And push Busybox to it. Then install CWM Touch Recovery.
  11. Remove USB cable after Android OS loaded.
  12. You should see SuperSU app installed.
  13. That’s all.

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