How To Root LG Nexus 4 on Android 5.0 Lollipop [Guide]
The Google Nexus 4 has some best specs at a reasonable price for a pure Android experience. This is what makes it valuable around the globe. It is old but not died yet and receiving latest Lollipop update. Not a while ago Google rolled out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the phone after posting its factory images. If you have received the update and now looking for a way to root it, you are on a good place. Here you can root Nexus 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop update using the Chainfire’s easy-to-use CF-Auto-Root tool.
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.
How To Root LG Nexus 4 on Android 5.0 firmware
Make sure you have unlocked the bootloader of device and Android SDK drivers are installed on computer properly.
Step #1: Turn the device off.
Step #2: Boot device in bootloader mode by holding down volume up, volume down and power buttons.
Step #3: Connect the device to computer.
Step #5: Unzip the file and run one of following file depending on your computer’s OS:
— Run root-windows.bat
— chmod +x root-linux.sh
— Run root-linux.sh
– Mac OS X
— chmod +x root-mac.sh
— Run root-mac.sh
Step #6: Follow the on-screen instructions and keep an eye on both the computer and the device.
That’s it, you are done. Enjoy and if you run into any roadblock, you can leave comments and let us know.