How To Install Motorola Blur UI ROM For Nexus 4 E960
Motorola smartphones feature a stylish user interface and it seems really stunning with some Motorola applications, if you love Motorola UI while own a LG Nexus 4, here you can do so. The Nexus 4 itself also features an eye-catching design even it runs Android 4.2 that is customizable and customization is the way to taste a lot of things than stock like as I said above here you can try Motorola UI on your Nexus 4.
A senior XDA developer member weeo has released Motorola Blur UI custom ROM for Nexus 4 E960 that is not only lets you to enjoy Motorola UI but also is rooted with SuperSU and deodexed, however it doesn’t include a lot of features but if you love nice-looking Motorola UI, Motorola apps and its smoothness, it’s worthy to try even the developer vows to add more features and Motorola apps.
The below guide walks you through how to Motorola Blur UI ROM for Nexus 4 E960. Your Nexus 4 should have unlocked bootloader and a custom recovery installed, check our this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery or this guide to install TWRP recovery and check this guide to unlock bootloader. All-in-toolkit is also available for the smartphone. Backup everything, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the Motorola Blue UI ROM for Google Nexus 4 from here.
Step #2: Place zip file to your Nexus 4.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode, to do so reboot phone by holding down volume down and power buttons to enter in bootloader mode, there use volume keys to navigate and power button to select. Highlight the recovery option and enter in recovery mode with power button.
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again. If you’re on TWRP recovery, select “backup” and confirm the action.
Step #6: Perform full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen. In the end return to main menu, there select “advance”, then select wipe Dalvik Cache and confirm the action.
Step #7: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”.
Step #8: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded ROM zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. If you’re on TWRP recovery, select “install” and locate the ROM zip file.
Step #9: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot the smartphone.
Great! The Motorola Blue UI ROM is now installed on your Nexus 4, you’re done! If you runs into any roadblock, holler in comment section.