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Install AOKP Android 4.2.2 on Sprint Galaxy Nexus

You can now install the official AOKP Android 4.2.2 on Sprint Galaxy Nexus (toroplus). AOKP team released the JB MR1 Build 4 yesterday. Among the prominent new features was support for Android 4.2.2 and addition of new supported devices that included some HTC and Motorola devices as well as Sprint Galaxy Nexus. There were no other new features visibly but the Android Open Kang Project team did tell that there were some bug fixes from the previous build. While it’s still not the final version, it should work pretty fine and is definitely worth a try.

Install AOKP Android 4.2.2 on Sprint Galaxy Nexus SPH-L700

Pre Requisites:

  • A rooted device with a custom recovery (like CWM or TWRP) installed.
  • Backup all your data as you will lose it during the process.

Download required files:

Step 1: Download the ROM: aokp_toroplus_jb-mr1_build-4.zip | Mirror (AndroidTransfer)

Step 2: Download Google Apps: GApps Package for AOKP ROM

Step 3: Copy both downloaded files on root of your device’s SD card.

Step 4: Boot your device in CWM recovery mode.

Step 5: Select “wipe data/factory reset” to wipe your device data. (Be sure to have taken the backup as this will wipe all your data and it may become irrecoverable).

Step 6: Now from main recovery screen, do this:

  1. Select option “install zip from sdcard
  2. Then select “choose zip from sdcard
  3. Now select the ROM zip file that you copied on SD card in step 3.
  4. When it asks for confirmation, select “Yes” to start installation

Wait till the ROM is being flashed.

Step 7: Repeat the step 6 to install GApps now.

Step 8: After installation is complete, navigate back to main recovery screen and select “reboot system now” option to reboot your device.

Once the process is complete, you will have Android 4.2.2 based AOKP ROM on Sprint Galaxy Nexus L700 smartphone. Enjoy!

A more detailed guide is posted here: How to flash AOKP using CWM Recovery.

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Rashid Saeed

I blog about the hottest and latest news updates and trends in the smartphone industry - in particular, the Android platform.

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