Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4

Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4

We all know Nexus 4 is the Google flagship device with some awful features and running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The official update of Jelly Bean 4.2.2 has been provided by Google, still  we want try Custom ROMs and developers are also smart, they continue to develop Jelly Bean based Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4 for you only.

A lots of Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4 are available over the internet, one of the most popular Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4 is Chameleon OS. This Custom ROM is based on Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and possess lots of customization & much more. So, try it out one of the Top ROMs for Nexus 4.

Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4

Read: How to root Google Nexus 4

Today, in this article, I will surely guide you through the complete process on how to install Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4, before that you have to read the perquisite, disclaimer and other important notes.

Disclaimer: We are not the developers ( if anything happens to your phone while performing mentioned tutorial then don’t blame us. And this ROM is not developed by us so if some functionality is not working then it’s not our responsibility.


1. Make sure your mobile should possess 70 to 80% battery

2. Enable USB debugging mode (Menu (app drawer) > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)

3. Ensure that you have backed up your all important data.

4. Your phone must be rooted and CWM installed on it.

Step by Step Guide on:

How to install Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4

Step 1: Download zip file of Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4 and Google apps Signed to your computer.

Step 2: Once download is completed, place the downloaded files into SD card.

Step 3: Switch off your phone and enter into bootloader mode by pressing & holding Volume down + Power Button together and from there select “recovery” to boot into “CWM Recovery“.

Step 4: Now, you have perform data wiping task. To do so, select “wipe data/factory reset“, then select “Yes” for confirmation and wait till the data wipe is complete. Now, go to CWM recovery main menu. Select “wipe cache partition” and after that, select “Wipe Dalvik Cache” under advance option to perform Dalvik cache wiping.

Step 5: Again come to the CWM recovery main menu from there select “Install zip from sdcard” and go to the path where you have placed Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4. As you select the installation will start and it will take 3-5 minutes to complete so don’t hesitate let the installation to be completed.

Step 6: Once the ROM installation is completed, repeat the “Step 5” again but there you have to choose “Gapps zip file” instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.

Step 7: Finally, when the installation process is completed select “++++Go Back++++” and then choose “reboot system” to reboot your phone. The phone will take 10-15 minutes to start and initialize all the services & apps because this is the first time you are starting a phone after installing Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM.

That’s it. Hurray! You have successfully installed Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Chameleon Custom ROM for Google Nexus 4. If you encounter any problem while installing Custom ROM on HTC One V then put your problem/queries below via comments and I will surely help you! Also let us know, if it works for you or not? Happy Flashing 😀