Install Official MIUI 4 on Verizon Galaxy Nexus [How-To]
MIUI is ever poplar custom ROM for Android devices, this ROM based on latest Google’s mobile operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, people like MIUI ROM its customizable features, this ROM has number of great features like theme support, innovative home launcher and more. This ROM gives you stunning interface. The ROM is now available for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, as usual, here’s step by step guide to install MIUI 4 on Verizon Galaxy Nexus.
Before installation first make sure that the bootloader of your device should be unlocked and ClockworkMod recovery should be installed on device too, you use thistoolkit, or unlock bootloader here and install recovery here. 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 usefile 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 get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the latest version of ROM from the original thread here to PC.
Step #2: Plug the device to PC using USB cable.
Step #3: Transfer the downloaded file to device.
Step #4: Disconnect the device from PC.
Step #5: Turn the device off.
Step #6: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down power, volume up and volume down buttons, first device will enter int fastboot mode, there select recovery option using volume keys and select it by power button (Note: In recovery mode use volume keys to navigate and power button to select).
Step #7: 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 #8: 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.
Step #9: Select Install and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, you’ve flashed MIUI 4 on Verizon Galaxy Nexus, if you have any question about the guide, you can ask in below comments.