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How To Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

How To Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Very simple and easy step by step guide to Get Root on Google Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow and install superSu

As you guys know Nexus 4 is not getting Official Android Marshmallow but there are few AOSP based ROMs available for the device.IF you have installed the AOSP based Android 6.0 Marshmallow ROM on your LG Nexus 4 and now you want root access on your device then your are in the right place.Just follow this simple guide on How To Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

If You haven’t installed Marshmallow on Nexus 4 then check out this ROM–>>Safely Update Google Nexus 4 To Android 6.0 Marshmallow


*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin rooting your device.

Safely Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Google Nexus 4 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Remember Before rooting:

  • How To Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 MarshmallowThis tutorial is only for Nexus 4 on marshmallow
  • Rooting your phone can void your warranty
  • After rooting you can tweak your phone
  • You can unroot it if you want
  • You can overclock or underclock your CPU to make your phone faster

How To Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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  • Make sure that your phone has TWRP recovery in it.
  • Open Settings> Developer options and enable USB Debugging on your device.


Download Modified Boot Image to your computer. It should be in .img format.

Download SuperSU

How To Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Step-By-Step Guide

Root LG Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  1. Before getting started take a backup of your current ROM from the TWRP Recovery.
  2. Don’t extract files from any of the archives that you have downloaded to your computer.
  3. Connect your phone to your computer using a suitable USB cable. Make sure your phone can receive files from your computer.
  4. Copy both Modified Boot Image and SuperSU from your computer over to the internal SD card storage on your phone. Place them in the root directory so they are easily accessible.
  5. When the files are copied, disconnect your phone from your computer.
  6. Turn off your phone completely.
  7. Reboot your phone into the TWRP Recovery mode. To do that, hold down Volume DOWN and Power buttons together for a couple of seconds on your phone.
  8. Your phone should get into the recovery mode.
  9. Once in TWRP, select the option that says Install. It is for installing a custom file on your phone.
  10. Change the file type to images so that you can see .img files while browsing for the boot image file.
  11. Navigate to your internal storage, find the modified boot image, and select it to be installed on your phone.
  12. Confirm the prompt and wait for it to flash the modified boot image on your phone.
  13. When it’s done flashing boot image, choose the Install option once again.
  14. Change the file type to zip so you can now see the SuperSU .zip file located on your phone.
  15. Navigate to your internal storage, find SuperSU .zip, and select it to be flashed on your phone.
  16. Wait for TWRP to install SuperSU on your phone.
  17. When it’s done flashing SuperSU, select Reboot followed by System to reboot your phone.
  18. DONE!!! Your Nexus 4 On Android 6.0 Marshmallow is now rooted.

To verify the root status install Root Checker.

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Dibyashree Sharma

An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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