How to root Google Nexus 4 with Kingo Android Root?

Nexus 4, manufactured by LGE. Simple, beautiful and smart it belongs. With the cutting edge hardware, the Google Apps and the service you like, Google Nexus 4 puts the best of Google in the your hand. Rooting Google Nexus 4 is one of the hot topics over the Internet. Kingo Android Root is here to providing you the easiest way to root your Nexus with only 1-click.


  • 1. Free download Kingo Android ROOT and install it on your computer.
  • 2. Make sure your device is powered ON.
  • 3. At least 80% battery level
  • 4. USB Cable (the stock one recommended)
  • 5. Enable USB Debugging on your device.

1. First, double-click the desktop icon to launch Android ROOT.

After downloading and installing, double-click the desktop icon of Kingo Android ROOT to launch the software. The interface will be shown as below. Then follow the instructions and connect your Nexus 4 to computer via USB cable. It is highly recommended that you use USB cable that came with your phone and plug it into the back of your computer to make sure the connection is stable, which is critical to the whole rooting process.

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2. Next, connect your Nexus 4 to computer via USB cable.

As you can see, there are instructions that you could follow. It may take a little longer if this is the first time you connect your device to computer. Driver software installation should be done automatically.

3. Enable USB debugging mode on your Nexus 4.

If you have already done this, skip this step and move on. If not, please follow the instructions as shown on the software interface according to your Android version.

4. Note: Read the notifications carefully before proceeding.

Rooting has its advantages for sure, however, it may also lead to certain consequences. So before jumping into this, please be sure you know what you are doing.

5. Click ROOT to start the process when you are ready.

It will take 3 to 5 minutes to complete the process. Once you started, do not move, touch, unplug USB cable, or perform any operation on your device anyhow!

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Step 6: ROOT Succeeded! Click Finish and wait for reboot.

Your device is now successfully rooted. And you need to click Finish to reboot it in order to make it more stable. Still, do not touch, move or unplug it until it reboots. Check your device and find out SuperSU icon, which is the mark of a successful ROOT.

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One more thing, you could remove root from your Nexus 4 with Kingo Android ROOT by one-click. 

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