Nexus 4 just received Lollipop update and Chainfire has released CF-Auto Root for Nexus 4 running Android 5.0 Lollipop. This is the best thing about Android developers don’t wait much to give what people need, I mean CF Auto Root is not only available for Nexus 4. You can root Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 9 and Nexus 7 running on Android 5.0 Lollipop. In the following guide l’ll tell you how to root Nexus 4 on Android 5.0 Lollipop using CF-Auto-Root. The best thing about CF-Auto-Root is that it root your device automatically using a script that uses the fastboot commands to root your device. If some of you haven’t updated your Nexus 4 on Android 5.0 Lollipop i would suggest that you do it now.
1>. Make sure your device is charged to 70%.
2>. Backup all your data.
3>. Download and install Google USB Drivers.
4>. Turn on USB Debugging.
5>. Download the CF-Auto-Root tool from here.
How To Root Nexus 4 on Android 5.0 Lollipop with CF-Auto-Root:
Step 1: After downloading CF-Auto-Root zip file extract it.
Step 2: Put your Nexus 4 in Bootloader Mode.
Step 3: Now Turn off your Nexus 4.
Step 4: Turn on your device while pressing and holding down the Volume Down + Power keys together.
Step 5: Now connect your device with PC.
Step 6: Goto the folder where you have extracted the CF Auto Root file.
Step 7: Double click the root-windows.bat file.
Step 8: When a command prompt windows show up press any key to continue.
Step 9: Now wait for the process to complete. Follow all the instruction comes up on your screen.
Step 10: Once the whole process is completed your device will reboot.
All done your Nexus 4 has been successfully rooted, if you face any issues regarding this guide do tell me in comments i would love to help you. !!