A few hours ago, an Android 4.3 system dump was leaked for the Nexus 4. The bootloader and the radios weren’t included, but the system dump is totally bootable. The Nexus 4 users can have a try at the Android 4.3. There are some minor updates that are seen in the Android 4.3 – Master Key Exploit has been fixed, the Google Play Store is updated to the latest version 4.2.3 and much more. Follow the instructions given below to install Android 4.3 on the Nexus 4.

Android 4.3 on Nexus 4



  1. Make a Nandroid backup in case something goes wrong.
  2. Download the Android 4.3 zip file on the computer.
  3. Connect the Nexus 4 to your computer via USB and make sure the Android SDK is installed and adb is working.
  4. Reboot the Nexus 4 into recovery.
  5. Go to Advanced >> ADB Sideload within TWRP. Check both Wipe Dalvik Cache and Wipe Cache boxes.
  6. Open up a command prompt on your computer and type in “adb sideload” without the quotes followed by the path to the zip you’ve downloaded in step 2.
  7. The ROM will be installed in sometime. Reboot.
  8. Now check if root access is available.
  9. If not, then download the SuperSU file. Transfer it on the SD card of the phone and then flash it via the TWRP recovery.
  10. Done !

After the completion of this process, Android 4.3 will be installed on the Nexus 4.

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