How to Root Google Nexus 4 in One Click with KingoRoot Android

Nexus 4, manufactured by LG, is actually one of Google's own. So, it always up to date with the latest version of Google. With your favorite Google Apps and services, cutting-edge Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Pro processor and a vibrant 1280-by-768 4.7-inch display, Nexus arms you with speed and power to spare with stunning clarity and crisp.

Rooting Nexus 4 is one of the hottest topics over the Internet. Among plenty of ways to do it, Kingo Android Root actually stands out and speaks for itself by offering a super easy and fast way.

Root Google LG Nexus 4 via KingoRoot APK without PC


It is suggested for you to try KingoRoot Apk first because of its convenience, which saves you the trouble of connecting your LG device to a computer.

  • Check "Unknown sources" on your Nexus 4.
  • Settings > Security > Unknown Sources

  • Download KingoRoot.apk on your Nexus 4.
  • Install and launch KingoRoot apk.
  • "One Click Root" it.
  • Wait for a few seconds till the rooting script finish its course.
  • If failed, try it again. (There are several rooting methods integrated, but it will only run one at a time.)
  • If still failed, please refer to KingoRoot Android PC Version, which has a higher success rate.

For more details, click How to root any Android device and version with KingoRoot APK?

Root Google LG Nexus 4 via KingoRoot Android (PC Version)


  • Free download KingoRoot and install it on your computer.
  • Make sure your device is powered ON.
  • At least 50% battery level.
  • USB Cable (the original one recommended).
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device.
  • Settings > About Phone > Build number > Tap 7 times Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging


  1. First, double-click the desktop icon to launch Android ROOT.
  2. Below is what you are gonna see after you launch it.

  3. Next, connect your Nexus 4 to computer via USB cable.
  4. As you can see, there are instructions that you could follow. It may take a little longer if this is the first time you connect your device to computer. Driver software installation should be done automatically.

  5. Then, enable USB debugging mode on your Nexus 4.
  6. If you have already done this, skip this step and move on. If not, please follow the instructions as shown on the software interface according to your Android version.

  7. Note: Read the notifications carefully before proceeding.
  8. Rooting has its advantages for sure, however, it may also lead to certain consequences. So before jumping into this, please be sure you know what you are doing.

  9. Click ROOT to start the process when you are ready.
  10. It will take 3 to 5 minutes to complete the process. Once you started, do not move, touch, unplug USB cable, or perform any operation on your device anyhow!

  11. ROOT Succeeded! Close the window or make a donation.
  12. Your device is now successfully rooted. And you need to click Finish to reboot it in order to make it more stable. Still, do not touch, move or unplug it until it reboots. Check your device and find out SuperSU icon, which is the mark of a successful ROOT.

    One more thing, you could remove root from your Nexus 4 with Android ROOT by one-click. Click to see how to remove root from Android.