How to Update Verizon Wireless Galaxy Nexus with MIUI Custom ROM Firmware

MIUI LogoSamsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone powered by Verizon Wireless recently got an all new ICS Android 4.0.4 IMM76K update and now in this article we will be checking out on how you can easily install the latest MIUI custom ROM firmware. After Cyanogen Mod 9 firmware, this MIUI custom ROM firmware is the second most loved firmware and also supports wide range of devices. Over a period of this article, we will be checking out on what are the list of pre requisites you need to follow along with the detailed guide in the next page.

Disclaimer: Neither AndroidAdvices, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.

Please note that this is not an Official firmware released by wither Verizon Wireless or Samsung Electronics. Also, for applying this firmware you need to ensure that your Nexus is rooted and installed with the custom recovery image. In the process of this article, we will be checking out on what are the list of express pre requisites you need to follow mentioned below.

Caution: This update should only be applied to the Verizon powered Galaxy Nexus device and not to Galaxy Nexus International edition which is I9250 or else it may even brick the device.

Express Pre Requisites:

  • First up you need to ensure that your Galaxy Nexus device is rooted and installed with the Custom Recovery image. With the help of Galaxy Nexus One Click Tool, you can easily root and install the custom recovery image.
  • Up next create a local copy of all your user level data with the help of below mentioned steps. Also copy all the end level files to your computer so that it’s completely safe. Don’t use PC Suites to back up the data. The data in the process of installing the custom ROM may get corrupted or deleted.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • From the path “Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging” you need to ensure that the USB Debugging Option is ticked. If it prompts for anything, you need to select on “Ok”. After this, ensure that the minimum charge left in your Galaxy Nexus should be 60% so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.


  • Last but not the least, you need to ensure that all the Security suites installed in your device are disabled as these tools generally tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.

So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up the detailed tutorial on how to apply this MIUI Custom ROM Firmware.