[REF] [RADIO] Mako modem collection

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I've decided to try and compile a list of the available radios for the Nexus 4 so that people have a "one-stop" for all of them.

Unless stated otherwise, I've pulled all of these myself from either the factory images from Google's site, and packaged them up to be flashable in recovery.

Notes:
1) I have no idea what the differences are between the versions.
2) LTE is disabled in all radios newer than 0.33. If you want to use LTE, you need to use 0.33, 0.27 or a hybrid.
3) For those on T-Mobile who want to use LTE, see this post. Also see this for a recovery-flashable fix for no audio when using older radios on 4.2.2.
4) For advanced users: the radios from the Optimus G do also work to a certain extent, but they require kernel patches. See here.
5) For those that can't tether when using LTE, here are the proper IP tables.

Standard disclaimer: I take no responsibility if you mess up your device by flashing any of these radios.

These are flashable in a custom recovery. To flash using fastboot, extract the image from within, and flash that using: fastboot flash radio modem.img

Downloads are available at this link: Mako Modem Collection. Thanks to bombadier for providing the hosting.

Note: I have removed all the dev-host links that we were previously using. While in the past, dev-host was an acceptable hosting site, in recent months it has gone downhill -- to the point of having misleading multiple "fake" download buttons and sometimes even offering up malware. I strongly suggest that no one use dev-host as a hosting site for any files going forward.


Radio List (in order -- newest on top):

1.07 - Source: LMY47V OTA update. Thanks to VivaErBetis for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

1.06 - Source: LMY47O OTA update. Thanks to VivaErBetis for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

1.05 - Source: LRX22C factory image. Thanks to bombadier for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

1.04 - Source: LRX21T factory image. Thanks to ktomov for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

1.03 - Source: KTU84P factory image. Thanks to ata1918 for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

1.02 - Source: KTU84L factory image. Thanks to Nathan-NL for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

0.98 - Source: KOT49E OTA update. Thanks to el_charlie for posting it here and Nathan-NL for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

0.97 - Source: KRT16O factory image. Thanks to Imperticus for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio. You may have issues if you use this radio on a ROM based on a version of Android older than 4.4.

0.84 - Source: JWR66V factory image. Thanks to magote for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio.

0.83 - Source: leaked JWR66N build. Thanks to Jeff Williams for dumping and markd0wn for posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio.

0.54 - Source: JDQ39E build on the Nexus 4 released in India. Thanks to eRajesh for dumping and posting it here. LTE is disabled on this radio.

0.48 - Source: JDQ39 OTA update. Note: there are reports that this radio breaks auto-rotation and auto-brightness functionality on 4.2.1 and earlier. No issues on 4.2.2 though. LTE is disabled on this radio.

0.33 - Source: JOP40C/D factory images.

0.27 - Source: Leaked LG testing build (04 Mar 2013). See this thread. Thanks to houstonn for extracting and posting it.

0.27 - Source: Leaked LG testing build (14 Nov 2012). See this thread. Thanks to houstonn for extracting and posting it here.

0.24 - Source: Leaked JVP15Q image. See this thread. Thanks to houstonn for extracting and posting it here.


houstonn has provided a mirror for some of the N4 radios here.



Unofficial hybrid radios

morrislee has done some great work: he replaced the core modem components in 0.84 with those from 0.33 and 0.27. See his posts here and here. This enables us to use LTE and yet have all the newer features (power management, audio on T-Mobile, etc.) from the newer radios.

See this thread for discussion/information on hybrid radios.
 
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Sweet thanks, was wondering about that .27 that review testers had before it got updated to the official 4.2 build. Gonna test out this .24 to see if it works better (not that .33 is terrible but i get some weird signal drops sometimes).
 
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Hmm....I wonder if the leaked modem or the original(JOP40C) would help intermittent data loss issue most devs are running into after HSIC wakelock fixes? Lets try it out :)
 

shotta35

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Flashed .27 and seems I was having "data stalls" - in that i mean if the phone was sleeping I didn't get alerts for data stuff (MMS/Google Talk) but as soon as I opened the apps they refreshed showing received a message some time ago.
 

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I was having some signal drops (where the signal just disappears then comes back) on .33 so i flashed .24 (not .27 as i said above) to see if that would fix it. That's when i started getting data stalls (where it shows it was connected but i actually wasn't). Flashed back to .33 now and all is same again.
 

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Thank you!

Thank you so much for extracting and posting these. I have been having nothing but problems at home on the latest .33 radio since I got my N4.

I was finally able to download these, downgraded to .27 and immediately noticed better results. Battery drain is a bit higher so far but it's only been a day. Signal strength seems a bit stronger and I don't get nearly as many data drops or grey signal bars. It was basically unusable at home, I was furious. I'll test .27 a bit more and then .24. Would be nice to have some actual info on these a some point if possible! Thanks again! :good:
 

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Thank you so much for extracting and posting these. I have been having nothing but problems at home on the latest .33 radio since I got my N4.

I was finally able to download these, downgraded to .27 and immediately noticed better results. Battery drain is a bit higher so far but it's only been a day. Signal strength seems a bit stronger and I don't get nearly as many data drops or grey signal bars. It was basically unusable at home, I was furious. I'll test .27 a bit more and then .24. Would be nice to have some actual info on these a some point if possible! Thanks again! :good:
I agree. I'd like more info and details on the differences between all the 3 radios.
 
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