Recently, Android 4.4.4 update was released for the Nexus devices, which solved the security issue. It was a small update and did not have too much changes. Nexus 4 also got this update. After installing this update, you might want to root the device. Rooting provides tons of benefits. First you will need to install a custom recovery on this device which we have seen previously. Once it is done, you can go ahead with rooting the device. Follow the instructions given below.