[How to] Enable LTE on the Google Nexus 4

The LG-built 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.

When the Nexus 4 was launched, it had LTE enabled. But Google failed to obtain regulatory approval for the LTE usage on the smartphone, due to which LTE connectivity became an issue on the device. However, you can re enable the LTE via a mod created by XDA developer. Follow the guide given below.

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[How to] Install Paranoid Android ROM on Google Nexus 4

Nexus 4 is the predecessor to the recently released Nexus 5. It is more than a year older but still it boasts of some impressive specs. 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. The device also features a 4.7″ 720p display, delivering 320 ppi.

The performance of the stock ROM on Nexus 4 is pretty good. However some users might want some additional features. Paranoid Android is a custom ROM which is a feature rich ROM. The Halo feature offers a great multitasking experience along with a powerful performance. If you want to install Paranoid Android on Nexus 4, follow the steps given below.

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[How to] Install PACman ROM on Nexus 4

The PACman ROM can be said to be a hybrid ROM. It combines the features of the three bigwigs among ROMs in the Android community: the Paranoid Android (PA), the Android Open Kang Project (AOKP) and the CyanogenMod (CM) ROMs. This is a huge benefit for users as they can experience the features of these various ROMs at the same time instead of having to choose either of them.

The Nexus 4 originally came with Android 4.2 but later an Android 4.3 update was made available for it. This PACman ROM that we are about to install also provides Android 4.3 with it. It contains all the features of Paranoid Android and CyanogenMod ROMs and some features of the AOKP ROM. It provides the users to choose from Phone UI, Tablet UI or the Phablet UI as per their need.

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[How to] Install Paranoid Android ROM 3.99 (Android 4.3) on Nexus 4

Paranoid Android (PA) recently updated their Halo feature to the 2.0 version. This feature of the PA ROMs has been lauded for it’s multitasking abilities and uniqueness. The update brings about significant changes that further enhance the multitasking experience for users. The floating button now shows full notifications after tapping it which allows user to use notification bar apps without having to exit the current application.

The Nexus 4 originally came with Android 4.2 but later an Android 4.3 update was made available for it. We will now learn how to install Paranoid Android 3.99 (Android 4.3), that features the Halo 2.0, on the Nexus 4. We have already seen the steps in installing a previous Paranoid Android ROM on the Nexus 4. The procedure in installing the latest PA is almost similar with only a few additional steps involved.

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[How to] Install Firefox OS on Google Nexus 4

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Firefox OS is a Linux-based open-source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers. It is being developed by Mozilla, the non-profit organization best known for the Firefox web browser. It is designed to provide a complete community-based alternative system for mobile devices.

A Firefox OS ROM has been complied by XDA senior member pureexe for Google Nexus 4. This ROM is still in the experimental stages and there are some bugs – camera and MTP/PTP are not fully functional. But soon, a fully working ROM will arrive. Nexus 4 users who want to try out this ROM can follow the instructions given below.
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[How to] Install Paranoid Android 3.1 ROM (Android 4.2.2) on the Google Nexus 4

Google Nexus 4 is the latest phone in the Nexus line of devices. 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. The device also features a 4.7″ 720p display, delivering 320 ppi. Most importantly, the Nexus 4 is one of the two lead devices for Android 4.2, the revamped version of Jelly Bean.

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Many custom ROMs are available for this phone. Paranoid Android is one of the best ROMs. Google Nexus 4 users who want to install the Paranoid Android 3.1 ROM which is running on the latest Android 4.2.2 OS can follow the instructions given below. Continue reading

[How to] Install the Mod to Improve Camera Quality of the Google Nexus 4

LG’s Google Nexus 4 is one of the four phones in the Nexus line of devices. It has some impressive features packed with it. Nexus 4 comes with an 8 MP camera. Although the camera quality is quite good, some users are not fully satisfied with it.

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