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Installing Cyanogenmod 12 (Nightly) in Nexus 4

Today I decided to void my Nexus 4's warranty ! Probably it was out of warranty anyway. I had used Cyanogenmod earlier phones of mine and its simply awesome. For a long time I waited for a stable release of Cyanogenmod with Android Lollipop but none of the Cyanogenmod 12 build is stable till now (as I type) for Nexus 4 (Mako). I lost my patience today and went for the recent nightly build.

Following were the steps
Download Cyanogenmod ROM zip file. Download the clockwork recovery.Download the sdk tools for android.Download gaaps.  Make sure the sdk tools is in your PATH so that its accessible from command line.Start your phone in recovery modeTurn off the phoneHold the power and volume down button till some text appears on the screenInstall clockwork recovery
$ fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-touch- recovery option Factory reset and wipe cache from the menu.Choose "install from zip" option Copy ROM file to the phone's SD card (or emul…