How to Root Nexus 7 (2013) on Jellybean 4.3 Android Firmware – Guide

For all those users who have already bought the Nexus 7 (2013) Android tablet, you can now root the device without much hassle. So, before we proceed onto the detailed guide on how to root the device, you will have to make sure that you have to follow all the list of quick pre requisites. Once you have rooted your Nexus 7 Android tablet, you can then install the apps which need the root access and also the custom ROM firmwares which will be coming out very shortly. Please note that the rooting process can be revoked or the device can be unrooted at any point of time.


Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Nexus 7 (2013)  should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps,

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
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

  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your computer from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

  • Make sure that you have installed the ADB in your computer which will facilitate the rooting process.

Assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned steps, proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to root your Nexus 7 2013 edition.

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