How to Install Nougat 7.1 on Google Nexus 4 Via CM 14.1

How to Install Android 7.1 on Google Nexus 4 Via CM 14.1.

If you own Google Nexus 4 and want to update your mobile’s android version to latest one which is Android Nougat to experience something new and interesting features of all new android 7.1 then you have to read this article carefully because today we are going to share with you step by step guide on How to Install Android 7.1 on Google Nexus 4 Via CM 14.1.

This full guide is totally in simple english language we have used very simple words to let you understand everything in details and to understand every concept. So before we start our installation guide please read the disclaimer below.

How to Install Android 7.1 on Google Nexus 4 Via CM 14.1.

we are highly thankful to the senior member of XDA to make this rom for Nexus 4 Users.


Before installing any custom rom including this you have to first unlock bootloader of your device and you must install any recovery like TWRP or CWM before jumping to the installation guide.


  • Backup your all important data , apps , contacts and messages
  • Charge your mobile phone upto 80%.
  • Do not flash this rom on any other device than Nexus 4.
  • TWRP or CWM must be installed.

How to Install Android 7.1 on Google Nexus 4 Via CM 14.1.

  1. Download the CM 14.1 Rom and also download gapps from below.
  2. Copy both CM and Gapps in your Mobile’s SD Card.
  3. Now boot into Recovery mode to do so you have to press power button and volume up button at a same time.
  4. Once you reach the recovery mode you will see the many option like this.
  5. Now select Wipe and do Wipe data factory Reset and then do wipe cache partition.
  6. Now go back and tap on install
  7. Now select your CM 14.1 file which you have copied in your SD card.
  8. Now swipe to flash the CM file.
  9. Now wait until the installation got done
  10. After the installation go back
  11. Again tap on Install
  12. And select Gapps which you have copied in your SD Card.
  13. Now flash Gapps also
  14. Now wait until the Gapps gets flashed.
  15. Now go back and reboot Your device.
  16. DONE ! Enjoy


Note : First boot will take some time so you have to wait,

Downloads : 

1.Download CM 14.1 For Nexus 4

2.Download Gapps 7.1 For Nexus 4

Congratulations ! you have successfully installed CM 14.1 on Your google Nexus 4

Thanks to Dmitry Grinberg to make this awesome we are highly appreciate his works and efforts given to this rom.


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