Install Project Cold Fusion ROM for Nexus 4 E960
The LG Nexus 4 E960 is one of hottest smartphone of this season because of powerful and impressive specs and features, Google’s server was became crazy due to high demand of phone and those of you have got your Nexus 4 would be happy to know that Android development community is bumping more and more custom ROMs to generate some more features that you try on the phone and here’s Project Cold Fusion custom to try out developed by a recognized XDA developer KonstantinKeller.
The Project Cold Fusion offers a super fast performance and it’s based CyanogenMod, the ROM is packed with a decent list of features such as a power shutter, customable notification sounds, Android 4.2 quick settings that is toggle instead of shortcuts, custom boot animation, Superuser, and more. Users haven’t reported any bug so must give it a try.
Before installation bear in mind that the bootloader of phone must be unlocked and ClockworkMod recovery should be installed on it. You may check our this guide to unlock bootloader and this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery or use this all-in-toolkit to do so. You need to 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 internal storage of your Nexus 4.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, volume down and power buttons, first you’ll enter bootloader mode, select recovery option to enter in recovery mode. You need to use volume keys to navigate and power button to enter.
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 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, from the main menu, select “advance” then select wipe delvik 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.
Step #9: Repeat the previous step but this time install the Google Apps package zip file.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.
That’s it, the Project Cold Fusion ROM is now installed on your Google LG Nexus 4 enjoy! If you experience any error, holler in comment section.