How to overclock Nexus 4 CPU?

How to overclock Google Nexus 4 CPU? Well, it is not recommended. Yes, you can overclock nexus 4 Qualcomm APQ8064 CPU but it gets overheated easily. And will reduce CPU speed by itself to avoid overheat. Using faster bin Nexus 4 CPU does have better overclock ability though. By the way, you need to have custom kernel that support CPU overclocking. Default kernel won’t let you do so.

Note – overclock will reduce Qualcomm APQ8064 CPU, Adreno 320 GPU and other hardware components lifespan because it will overheat easily. Do it at your own risk.

LG Nexus 4 CPU @ 1.8 GHz

How to overclock Nexus 4 CPU?

  1. Install Nexus 4 custom kernel that support overclock CPU.
  2. Install Trickster MOD.
  3. Launch Trickster MOD.
  4. Go to General tab.
  5. Select the Max CPU speed that you prefer at CPU Frequency Control.
  6. Select Apply (tick).
  7. That’s it.

Note – Only enable ‘Set on Boot’ when you are confident that the overclocked CPU speed won’t hang and stable all the time.


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