Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE – Steps to Root & Install Custom Recovery Image

Nexus LogoGalaxy Nexus 4G LTE too hasn’t been spared from being rooted, so in the due course of this article we will check on how you can not only root the same but also we will see on how to install the custom recovery image in your device. Please note that before going forward, you need to ensure that you know the exact ADB as well as fast boot commands, though we will provide all the details. Please be informed that rooting and applying the custom recovery image will be requiring the phone to be rooted and once the phone gets rooted, the warranty will get void.

Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if any damage is done to your device caused by rooting the phone which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions as mentioned in the article including the pre requisites and the procedure to root.

There are some quick pre requisites which you need to follow which are mentioned below.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • Backup all the data present in your phone by following the below tips so that just in case if you face any issues then you can restore the backup.

Notes – Backup in the mail so that you can then restore manually
SMS Messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts Stored in Phone Memory – Sync with the Gmail application,
Videos, Images, Videos & Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Phone should be at least left with 60% of battery charge so as to ensure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the process of firmware update. Disable all the Security Suites, Firewall tools and also the PC Suite as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update. Enable the USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” from the below image.

Last but not the least ensure hat you have Unlocked the Boot loader of NEXUS S 4G LTE.

Let’s proceed to the procedure with which you can follow the procedure to Root Galaxy nexus 4G LTE:

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