Update Nexus 4 To Android 7.1 Nougat XenonHD Custom ROM

Update Nexus 4 to Android 7.1 Nougat XenonHD custom ROM. You can now update Nexus 4 to Android 7.1 Nougat, and this is not a lie. People that we regard very creative and intelligent have done amazing works to compile all the codes from AOSP into the one custom ROM.

The custom ROM I am talking about is XenonHD, it’s amazing software that is widely popular among Android users. And it’s offering many amazing features aside from its stable and fast performance.


And this post contains all the needed steps to update Nexus 4 to Android 7.1 Nougat software. And to do that you will need to install XenonHD that comes with the Android 7.1 software. However, your device should already have either CWM or TWRP installed.

Update Nexus 4 To Android 7.1 Nougat XenonHD Custom ROM


  • Your device bootloader should already be unlocked.
  • Your device should already have CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
  • Backup all data you regard important.
  • Enable USB debugging mode first before beginning.
  • You need to follow all the steps without skipping even one step.
  • Charge your Nexus 4 device battery power if it’s not enough.
  • Gapps are not included on this ROM therefore you will need to install them separately.

Now you need to download these files to your computer.

How to update Nexus 4 to Android 7.1 Nougat using XenonHD custom ROM

Follow the instructions written on this post but all the possible risks are yours to bear.

  1. Now use your USB cable to connect your Google Nexus 4 to computer.
  2. When the devices are connected then you need to transfer the files to computer.
  3. After that you must disconnect your phone from computer.
  4. Turn off your smartphone then turn it on again to boot into the CWM recovery.
  5. Within CWM recovery then you need to select the Wipe Data/Factory Reset.
    Wipe Data Factory Reset CWM
  6. After that, you must choose the Wipe Cache Partition. Continue your step by selecting the Wipe Dalvik Cache.
    CWM Wipe Cache Parition


    Wipe Dalvik Cache
  7. And then choose the Install Zip From SD Card -> Choose Zip From SD Card to further search the XenonHD  Android 7.1 Nougat ROM on your smartphone.
    Install zip from SDCard


    Choose Zip From SD Card
  8. Now back to the main menu then choose the *****Go Back***** -> Reboot System Now.
    Reboot System Now CWM Recovery
  9. Reboot the phone.
  10. Done.

You did it my friend because you have successfully updated your Nexus 4 to Android 7.1 Nougat.

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