How To Root Android Nexus Device Using (Nexus Root Toolkit)

How To Root Android 5.0 Lollipop (Nexus Root Toolkit)


Before doing it this way, it helps you see the video tutorial below the root post
How To Root Android Nexus Device Using (Nexus Root Toolkit)


Supported Nexus devices:


  1. Galaxy Nexus: GSM Models (both yakju and non-yakju builds)
  2. Galaxy Nexus: CDMA/LTE Verizon Models
  3. Galaxy Nexus: CDMA/LTE Sprint Models
  4. Nexus S: Worldwide, i9020t and i9023 Models
  5. Nexus S: 850MHz, i9020a Models
  6. Nexus S: Korea, m200 Models
  7. Nexus S 4G: d720 Models
  8. Nexus 7: Asus Tablet
  9. Nexus 7 3G: Asus Tablet
  10. Nexus 7 v2 (2013): Asus Tablet
  11. Nexus 7 v2 (2013) LTE: Asus Tablet
  12. Nexus 10: Samsung Tablet
  13. Nexus 4: LG Phone
  14. Nexus 5: LG Phone
  15. Nexus 5X: LG Phone
  16. Nexus 9: HTC Wifi Tablet
  17. Nexus 9: HTC LTE Tablet
  18. Nexus 6: Motorola Phone
  19. Nexus 6P: Huawei Phone
  20. Nexus Player: Google Device

  • Download the Nexus Root Toolkit (latest version) and install it on your computer. After installing the device, a pop-up will come out, asking you to select your Nexus model in the first drop-down list. In the next drop-down list, select the android build you are currently running. If you're not sure about the android build for your device, you can go to Android official site to figure it out. 
How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)
  • Enable USB debugging on your Android 5.0 or latest device. Tap Settings > About Phone (About Tablet) > Build Number 7 times in succession on your Nexus device. Next, go back to the Settings > Developer options. Tap Developer options to enter the USB debugging window. From there, check the box 'USB debugging'. When the message pops up, asking you whether allow USB debugging, click 'OK'.
How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)
How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)

  • Connect your Android Lollipop with your computer with USB Cable. After then, on your device, there is a message asking you whether allow USB debugging or not. Confirm the action by checking the box 'Always allow from this computer' and click 'OK'. After this, it means that your device has been successfully connected with your computer.


How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)

  • Launch Nexus Root Toolkit to unlock bootloader. First, please ensure whether your Nexus device bootloader is unlocked or not: restart your device, when the Google logo comes, if there is an unlock icon at the bottom, then it means your Android device bootbolder is unlocked. Then you can skip to step 5. If there isn't an unlocked icon, follow the instruction below:
How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)

  • Launch Nexus Root Toolkit > keep your Nexus device connected to your computer via the USB cable > Click 'Backup' > click 'Create Nandroid Backup w/Custom Recovery'. Next, back to the main window > click the 'Unlock' button in the main windows of Nexus Root Toolkit to unclok the bootloader.

How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)

  • Root Android 5.0 Lollipop. On Nexus Root Toolkit, click 'Root' at the bottom of the main window and wait for the program to proceed. If there is pop-up, offers to download files, just confirm it by clicking 'Download +Update All File Dependencies'.
How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)

  • Next, it will tell you the 'Rooting instructions'. You must read it carefully because you need to follow it to root Android on your device. Just do as what it tells you to do on your Android Lollipop device. Below are the detailed steps.
How To Root Android Lollipop, Marshmallow Google Nexus Device (Nexus Root Toolkit)

  • On your Android Lollipop device, click the 'Install' button > then 'ReadyToFlash' > then 'Root_Files' to open it. Select 'Update-SuperSU.zip' and swipe the slider under to install it. When the installing process is done, tap the 'Back' button. In the window, select 'busybox.zip' and swipe the slider under it to install it. When finished it, tap 'Reboot System'
  • On Nexus Root Toolkit, click 'OK' to wait for the good news 'Automated Rooting Procedure Complete!'. When you see the news, it means you've successfully rooted Android 5.0 on your device. Now you can disconnect your device from your computer.

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1 Response to "How To Root Android Nexus Device Using (Nexus Root Toolkit)"

  1. nexus root toolkit is a best tool to manage nexus phones, by the way thanks for sharing.

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