The LG Nexus 4 has been launched and it runs on the latest Android 4.2 firmware. If you want to root your LG Nexus 4 without resorting to a custom recovery then CF-Auto-Root is the tool for you.
The CF-Auto-Root is a tool that has been created by Chainfire and you can easily use it to root your LG Nexus 4. In order to successfully install the tool, you need to follow the tutorial step by step:
How to root LG Nexus 4 with CF-Auto-Root tool:
1. Download the ZIP file
2. Extract the ZIP file
3. Boot your LG Nexus 4 in bootloader/fastboot mode. Usually this can be done by turning your device off, then holding Volume Up + Volume Down + Power to turn it on.
4. Connect your phone to your PC using USB cable
In a Windows:
- Run root-windows.bat
In a Linux:
- chmod +x root-linux.sh
- Run root-linux.sh
In a Mac:
- chmod +x root-mac.sh
- Run root-mac.sh
CF-Auto-Root for LG Nexus 4 Download:
Follow the on-screen instructions – watch both the computer and the device!
Note that if your LG Nexus 4 had not been unlocked before, this procedure will wipe all your data.
Now that you know all of the above, move to the tutorial and learn how to successfully gain root access for your LG Nexus 4.
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