An unofficial build of Android 4.4 KitKat based CM11 custom ROM is now available for Nexus 4. Google recently rolled out KRT16S Android 4.4 KitKat OTA update for Nexus 4. However, not everyone is fan of pure AOSP build and always willing to try out custom ROMs. So, here is another option for you. Download and install Android 4.4 KitKat based CM11 ROM on your Nexus 4. CyanogenMod ROMs known for various customization and this CM11 build keeping that fame. However, as is an Alpha build you should expect some bugs. To learn how to flash this ROM, continue reading this guide to know how to install Android 4.4 KitKat based CM11 custom ROM on Nexus 4.
Some of the cool Android 4.4 KitKat features that you will enjoy is Screen Recording, Tap to Pay (Google Wallet for everyone), NFC emulation for non nfc devices, 14% less memory usage, cloud printing from Gallery, Google Home is the new Launcher, Core System Processes Trimmed, apps are efficient and responsive on all devices, the all new 'procstats tool details' memory use, Full-screen Immersive mode, seamless change in resolution during media playback, Phone dialer got local business detection, redesigned Quickoffice and many more.
As said already, this is a test build and you should expect some bugs in it. All bugs and issues expected to be fixed as development progress towards a better build.
This tutorial is only for Nexus 4. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.
2. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.
3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Nexus 4 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Nexus 4. [Guide].
5. Your device have latest ClockworkMod Recovery Installed. [Guide]
If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.4 KitKat based CM11 ROM on Nexus 4.
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Congrats! Android 4.4 KitKat firmware based custom ROM CM11 is now installed and running on your Nexus 4. [via XDA]