CyanogenMod has released the latest nightly custom ROM based on Android 7.1 Nougat for LG G4 devices. There is no news about official OTA of Android 7.1 Nougat then there is no need to wait for a Nougat announcement. You can flash CM 14.1 Nightly ROM on your own LG G4 branded smartphone now by following the given guide. This is not an official ROM released by LG but just a custom ROM. This Android custom firmware is stable and a smooth Nougat experience for your LG G4.
You must install a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP before proceeding to the installation instructions. After that, you can flash this custom firmware on your LG G4. CM 14.1 Android update might come with some minor issues, but the developers are currently working on addressing all the issues, so you have nothing to worry about it. By following lines from below, we will let you know to install the CM 14.1 Nightly ROM on LG branded smartphone.
After installing this Amazing custom ROM, you will see a custom UI that’s different from previous one and LG bloatware will be nowhere to find and further dedicated built-in settings. This custom ROM comes with various features, apps, and capabilities that cannot be found on the default Android platform. Before proceeding, create a Nandroid backup on your LG G4. If you are interested in updating your LG G4 on Android 7.1 Nougat, then go ahead and follow the given guide.
This guide containing the CM 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat ROM and instructions are working with LG G4 only. Do not try to install this unofficial firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.
AndroidBlog.GS will not be responsible for any damage occurred to your LG G4 during or after the installation of CM 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat custom build. Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all your important data and settings before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery like TWRP or CWM.
- Download and install LG G4 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging on the LG G4 on the PC by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check USB Debugging option.
- The LG G4 should be rooted with the latest version of custom recovery installed.
- The bootloader of your G4 should be unlocked.
- The latest version of CWM or TWRP custom recovery must be installed on LG G4.
- Check the battery level of your device; it should be charged at least about 80% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while installing the CM 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat ROM.
Steps to Install Android 7.1 Nougat CM 14.1 custom ROM on LG G4:
Step No 1: – First, download the CM 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your computer.
Step No 2: – Make a connection between your LG G4 and computer using USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Transfer the downloaded files to your phone.
Step No 4: – Once the files are copied, disconnect the device from the PC.
Step No 5: – Power off your device to boot into recovery mode.
Step No 6: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
Step No 7: – When the LG logo appears, release the keys and immediately press Power and Volume Down buttons again until the Hard Reset menu will be displayed.
Step No 8: – Press Power button once and confirm the hard reset operation. Done, your LG G4 will boot into recovery mode.
Step No 9: – Now select the “wipe data factory reset, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe Dalvik cache” options.
Step No 10: – Go back to the main menu of Recovery. Select “install zip from SD card” followed by “choose zip from SD card.”
Step No 11: – Locate the download firmware file that you have already transferred to your phone and begin the installation process.
Step No 12: – Repeat the last step and flash the Google Apps package.
Step No 13: – Navigate to main recovery menu and choose “reboot system now.”
Done! You have successfully installed the CM 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat firmware on your LG G4. Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or questions.