[How to] Install bareBones ROM (Android 5.0.2) on Nexus 4 and improve battery life

Nexus 4 has a 4.7″ 720p display, delivering 320 ppi. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, featuring four Krait cores and the class-leading Adreno 320 GPU. In addition to the fast processor, the Nexus 4 also packs 2 GB of RAM and either 8 or 16 GB of internal storage.

Android 5.0.1 update was available for the Nexus 4. Lollipop mostly has got positive review but one problem that still persists is the poor battery life. This problem can be solved by installing a custom ROM – bareBones. This ROM will update your device to Android 5.0.2 and improve battery life. It will enable LTE, HD voice and contains working Android RunTime. Also, most of the stock apps, live wallpapers, and bloatwares are removed in this ROM. Follow the guide below to install this ROM on the Nexus 4.

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[How to] Install SimpleAOSP ROM (Android 5.0.2) on Nexus 4

Google Nexus 4 is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, featuring four Krait cores and the class-leading Adreno 320 GPU. In addition to the fast processor, the Nexus 4 also packs 2 GB of RAM and either 8 or 16 GB of internal storage. The device also features a 4.7″ 720p display, delivering 320 ppi.

Android 5.0.2 update has been rolled out for Nexus 7 but other devices are yet to receive it. SimpleAOSP ROM is available for the Nexus which will update the device to Android 5.0.2. SimpleAOSP is a custom ROM based on the AOSP, which is aimed at keeping AOSP to its simplest form but with improved stability and performance. Follow the guide given below.

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