[How To] Install Android 4.4 KitKat (AOSPA ROM) on the Nexus 4

Google today launched its latest Android 4.4 OS, the KitKat. The OS brings about many features such as new UI, smart caller ID and contacts app, unified messaging to name a few. Google launched it along with the new Nexus device, the Nexus 5 smartphone. Currently, only the Nexus 5 runs on the latest OS with other devices, including the Nexus 4, to get updates later. However, the Paranoid Android team have already released an AOSP ROM for the Nexus 4 which runs on Android 4.4 and allows its users to experience KitKat on their device.

Android 4.4 On Nexus 4

The ROM is a pure AOSP ROM based on the Android 4.4 source file. The Paranoid Android team haven’t yet added their own features to the ROM, with that expected to happen in a couple of days. The ROM is highly advisable to be installed via the latest CWM custom recovery as many users are facing problems while installing it via TWRP custom recovery. If you wish to install the ROM, follow the below mentioned steps.

Nexus 4

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