Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Nexus 4 via Pure Nexus Custom ROM



In this guide you will be able to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via Pure Nexus Project custom ROM on Google Nexus 4. Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is the latest update released by Google for Nexus devices, but Nexus 4 remained unlucky to taste the latest update. But now you can also install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on your device by flashing Pure Nexus custom ROM. The ROM is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with all the latest features of stock Marshmallow firmware.

The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROMs will let you provide the glimpse of Google’s latest OS on your device. We have posted below whole instructions from start to end to update your Nexus 4 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, just go ahead and follow the steps in sequence as mentioned.

Note: The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM for Nexus 4 is currently in the testing stages and you may experience some bugs but most of the features are seems to be working fine so just go ahead and install the latest Marshmallow Android 6.0.1 on your Nexus 4.

How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Pure Nexus Project Custom ROM on Nexus 4

Before you Begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, custom recovery etc. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.


  • Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
  • Download Nexus USB drivers
  • Your device should have a working TWRP or CWM recovery installed in your device.

Necessary downloads:

Process to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Nexus 4

Connect your device to your PC and copy the both ROM and google apps zip files onto your device storage.

Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).

Once your device enters into TWRP recovery, create a Nandroid backup of your device or follow our guide to create a Nandroid backup (this will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware) if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware.

Once the Nandroid process completes, tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)

Now it’s the time to flash the Marshmallow firmware on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the custom ROM zip file

Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.

Once done with the above step, now apply the same process with the installation of gapps.

Wait for the installation process to complete.

Once completed Reboot your device.

If your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue

That’s it! Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via Pure Nexus custom ROM is successfully installed on your Nexus 4. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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