[How To] Unlock Bootloader & Root Galaxy Nexus

Discussion in 'Galaxy Nexus Development' started by sbenson, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. sbenson

    sbenson Silver Member

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    Stand by, something's not work. Let me sort this out. I'll report back when I have an answer.
     
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    Nah I might wait to unlock and root as well... I would prefer to have the entire stock ROM image for Galaxy Nexus LTE to flash back to stock before going to the dark side ;) Just in case... :)
     
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    Work your magic Yoda!!
     
  4. sbenson

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    OP updated with a slight tweak. I have personally confirmed that this works. Enjoy.
     
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    I just got an update pushed to the phone. Did you update yours also before rooting/unlocking? or did you do it out of the box?
     
  6. sbenson

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    I declined the update until I unlocked and rooted.
     
  7. BenLand150

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    The drivers don't install for me. I downloaded the one you gave and it worked, but when I plug my phone it, the last step or whatever doesn't work, it can't find my drivers or something?

    Help?
     
  8. Trusstopher

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    Do you know for sure that you will get the update after rooting?
     
  9. sbenson

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    Hold up, superuser is not working.
     
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    The boot.img that give you temporary access to root the phone doesn't get past the Google logo. I accepted the OTA update first since it wouldn't make a call without the update.
     
  11. iKN0WaGH0ST

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    Better have some answers after I get back from chipotle!

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk
     
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    I installed the update before doing this.. but everything seems to be going fine right now. I just unlocked it, now it's rebooting from the root method.
     
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