Install LiquidSmooth ROM for Nexus 4
The LiquidSmooth is one of best custom ROM around the Android world that offers fast and stable performance while offering gorgeous UI, the LiquidSmooth is packed with a lot of handy customizable apps, a senior XDA developer tspderek has released the LiquidSmooth ROM for the Google Nexus 4. The LiquidSmooth ROM comes with default eye-catching water-styled theme but it also a theme manager app that you can use to apply your own themes.
The below guide shows you how to install the LiquidSmooth ROM for Google Nexus 4, make sure your Nexus 4 has unlocked bootloader and ClockworkMod recovery installed, you may follow this guide to unlock bootloader and this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery, make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, 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 #2: Transfer both zip files 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, volume down and power buttons to enter in bootloader mode, there select recovery option to enter in recovery mode.
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.
Step #6: Perform wipe, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen. Lastly select Advanced, then 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 file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #9: Repeat the previous step and install the Google Apps package.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.
That’s it, enjoy the new LiquidSmooth experience with water-like theme, if you experience any error, holler in comment section.