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How to Install Galaxy Nexus I9250 with Pre Rooted Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware

Galaxy Nexus LogoWant to root your Galaxy nexus I9250 international version with the simplest ever instructions? Then we are here to guide you on how to apply this pre rooted firmware in your device. Please note that this version should be only applied to the devices which have the model number of I9250 model and not to other similar models like Verizon etc. The procedure which we will be checking out is nothing but a pre rooted firmware zip package. It was the last time when we saw on how you can install the Jellybean 4.1 and Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware in your phone.

We will very soon be coming up with a detailed guide on how to root your Verizon Nexus on Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware. Once the device is rooted, the device can be easily installed with Jellybean 4.1.1 custom ROM firmwares and with the apps which need the root access. Very soon we will be coming up with the same.

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Disclaimer: Don’t held us responsible for any damage caused to your Galaxy Nexus which is a very unlikely if you follow all the instructions mentioned in this article.


  • The latest Android OS, 4.1.1 Jellybean build JRO03C
  • Insecure boot.img (allows for elevated commands such as adb remount)
  • Rooted with the latest su binary and SuperSU app
  • Busybox 1.20.2 installed for increased functionality of root applications and terminal commands
  • Deodexed system apps and framework for easy modding and themeing
  • Odexed version also available for purists

Minimum battery in your Galaxy Nexus should be a minimum of 60% so as to make sure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware release.

Create a backup of all the data present in your device with the help of below instructions so as to make sure that if the data get corrupted or deleted, the same can be restored with the help of below steps. Once the backup is taken, move all the backup files to your computer since the data in your device will be wiped off.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log –Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Note: Once this pre rooted firmware is applied in your device, the warranty will be void. The only way with which the warranty can be restored is by reapplying the latest and Official Jellybean 4.1 or Jellybean 4.1.1 Stock firmware.

Just in case if you are on any of the custom ROM firmware then you will have to first up clear all the cache from the recovery mode and then you need to proceed to the instructions mentioned.

So once you are done with all the things mentioned above, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this pre rooted firmware update.

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  1. Vaisakhan Sreekumar

    July 13, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    nice explanation…

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