You can pretty easily root and unlock your New Nexus 7 (2013) with some simple fastboot commands. This does require a bit of adb and command line knowledge. There is a simpler way. CF-Auto Root now supports the New Nexus 7! CF-Auto Root is designed for rooting beginners. This also allows you to keep your device as close to stock as possible since it is meant to be used with stock Samsung firmwares. CF-Root is also the quickest and easiest way to root as it only requires a few button clicks. All it does is insatll and enable SuperSU on your system so that apps can gain root access. CF-Auto root is built on an automated system. This doesn't install a custom recovery which is what diferentiates this method from other one click toolkits. This is the perfect solution for those that wish to remain stock, but would like to be rooted. Grab the latest version for the New Nexus 7 below.