The Nexus One is the device that many people had once craved for. But, let’s face it–it is not a hot thing anymore, as better devices are popping out in the market. This is inevitable, though–a time will definitely have to come when a product becomes obsolete. In this case, obsolete in terms of the “What’s the hot thing?” criterion. But, for those who have kept their Nexus One alive, there is great news for you. The time for your Nexus One to get some slick and classy upgrade has finally come.
For those who still do not know, version 4 of the popular MIUI ROM based on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich has arrived for the Nexus One. If you want to load up your Nexus One with Ice Cream Sandwich via MIUI ROM, check out the rest of this guide.
MIUI is known in the world of Android custom ROMs because the ROM looks and functions like Apple iOS, which is very elegant, slick, and classy. It also features additional functionality that is not available in stock Android, like toggles on the notification pull-down, custom music app, gallery and camera apps, and a phone dialer that has been customized.
So far, MIUI v4 is still in beta (the official MIUI is still not out for release), which means that it is still undergoing heavy development. This also means that there could be some issues in this ROM. Developers have mentioned the following known issues with MIUI v4:
To be able to update your Nexus One with MIUI version 4, take note of the following requirements:
After you have satisfied all the requirements, you can now proceed to the installation process. We will not be held liable if your phone gets bricked or your phone loses data due to your following this guide. Proceed at your own risk.
Here’s how to install MIUI v4 on your Nexus One:
That’s how you install MIUI v4 on your Nexus One. Congratulations! Enjoy Ice Cream Sandwich on your Nexus One via MIUI version 4.