[OREO] AOSP Android 8 Oreo for Nexus 4

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    shibaa987
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    AOSP based Android Oreo for Nexus 4 (mako) is now available via a development version. If you want the OFFICIAL update or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the Lineage OS 15 ROMs page or the AOSP Android Oreo ROMs devices list page. This Android Oreo ROM for Nexus 4 (mako) is brought to you by developer Ziyan and amaces

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    If you like this ROM then do consider a contribution to their hard work:
    – No donation link found for amaces
    Donate to Ziyan

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INTIAL BUILD OF ANDROID OREO (Android 8.0), WHICH MAY HAVE MANY BUGS. BACKUP THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
    Installing a custom ROM on a the Nexus 4 requires a custom recovery to be installed, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

     

    Status of Nexus 4 Android Oreo ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Everything
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Nothing major

     

    Nexus 4 Android Oreo ROM

    REQUIRED DOWNLOADS AND LINKS TO UPDATE NEXUS 4 OREO ROM:

    HOW TO INSTALL/FLASH/UPDATE ANDROID OREO FOR NEXUS 4 (ANDROID OREO 8.0, AOSP ROM):

    Follow this to update Android Oreo on Nexus 4 for the first time or coming from another ROM:

    Points to NOTE on BACKUP before updating:
    – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
    – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
    – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

    • Boot into Recovery by one of the following method:
      – Power off the phone and keep pressing key combinations while turning on your phone.
      – If you have enabled USB debugging and you have ADB utility installed on your PC then you can execute the following command on a console or command prompt:

      adb reboot recovery
    • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition using the recovery.
      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. IGNORE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO OR IF YOU HAVE ALREADY DONE THIS. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM.
      How to backup all data on your Android Device.
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery.

    • Download the Nexus 4 Android Oreo ROM zip file from the above download link and copy the files to phone.
    • Flash the Nexus 4 Oreo AOSP ROM zip from device.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a ROM zip using TWRP.

    Upgrading from earlier version of AOSP Android Oreo ROM for Nexus 4:

    • Copy the latest Nexus 4 Oreo ROM ZIP file to your phone.
    • Boot into Recovery.
    • Flash the latest Android Oreo AOSP ROM ZIP from your phone and wait till it finishes flashing.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.
    • Reboot and Enjoy

    Reboot to system after flashing is done completely. Do the required initial setup and enjoy the Android Oreo ROM for Nexus 4. If you face any problem following this guide or post installation then just login and leave a comment to get an instant reply.

    There is no inbuilt ROOT functionality available on this ROM.
    To root this Nexus 4 Oreo AOSP ROM, flash the SuperSU and then Profit !!!

     

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Nexus 4 forum For other Android Oreo ROMs, Android Nougat ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    If you have any BUGs or issue to report then here is the dev thread for this ROM.

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    #27159

    Golly
    Participant

    Has anyone tried to flash this yet?

    Thanks!

    #27176

    shibaa987
    Keymaster

    Yes, I myself tried this.
    I haven’t tried the latest build though.

    Any question on this ROM ??

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