How To Root Nexus 4 on Android 5.0 Lollipop with CF-Auto-Root

root nexus 4 on Android 5.0 Lollipop

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. !!

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