best root tool for galaxy nexus?

Discussion in 'Android' started by blainy, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. blainy
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    blainy GBAtemp Fan

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    Nov 1, 2008
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    ok, so i am trying to root my galaxy nexus, however, i dont seem to be having much luck with any of the guides i have been looking at...i spent most of yesterday afternoon trying to setup my computer to use wugfresh's tool, but had all kinds of issues when trying to configure the drivers....is there an app i can get from the app store to root my phone? or a good tried and true tutorial i can follow that isnt too complex?
     
  2. xwatchmanx

    xwatchmanx GBAtemp's (Un)Ironic Weeaboo

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    Try this video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtKoaPEXzHs&feature=plcp&context=C4c4d8a8VDvjVQa1PpcFMG8vvw1JCMbr-EksEinDfXlSZPXNKiA-w=

    I've been following this guy for all my superuser needs, and he's always come through!

    Also, check out this site for some good ROMs, kernels, and other ROMs (careful, to my experience the people here can be a bit unfriendly): http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1336

    Also, what experience do you have rooting android? Have you rooted previous devices, or is this your first time doing so?
     
  3. blainy
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    blainy GBAtemp Fan

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    Nov 1, 2008
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    im a first time android user, so i have not had any experience at all with this stuff...

    i have finally managed to get my device rooted following using wugfresh's tool for galaxy nexus, after 2 days of trying to get the drivers setup..thanks for the info you provided though :)
     
  4. Quietlyawesome94

    Quietlyawesome94 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Try rootzwiki. Most of the worlds idiots haven't found it and it has a great community. http://rootzwiki.com/forum/229-galaxy-nexus-cdma/
     
  5. Zekrom_cool

    Zekrom_cool I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an edu

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    Apr 17, 2011
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    rootzwiki is the suitable one.
     
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