Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Installing Custom Rom on Galaxy Nexus

Installing Custom Rom on Galaxy Nexus

Step 1 Unlock Boot loader:

  • adb reboot bootloader
  • adb devices 
    • If cannot find your device
      • Add Device
      • Device Manager
      • Right Click on Android 1.0
      • Manually update driver
      • Choose Driver from List
      • Android Usb Devices
      • Samsung USB Composite
  • Fastboot oem unlock

Step 2 Installing ROM :
There are several ROMs available, In this i will cover how to install the Googles own Rom.
Since there had been various varients for Galaxy Nexus phone i decided to try with "takaju" ROM.

Why TAKAJU? Well its the only ROM with Google Wallet and few other Google related tweaks available. The same method should work for any images available.
Also refer to this if interested in Jelly Beans :) :

Download your Favorite from :

Once Downloaded all you need to do is 

  1. Extract the download to any normal folder
  2. Double Click on FLASH_ALL.SH
That's it... it will take some time and you will be having your latest and greatest device ready.

Though not mandatory, its advisable to lock your boot loader once the installation is complete

  • adb reboot boatloader
  • fastboot oem lock

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