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How to Root Galaxy Nexus LTE (CDMA) on ICS Android 4.0.2 Firmware – Tutorial

Galaxy Nexus LogoAfter updating your Samsung Galaxy Nexus Device CDMA Phone which is blessed with the LTE can now feel free as you can now root the same so as to customize the phone to a whole new level which will break free the device. The best part of this article is that even a newbie can follow this article and also it’s a total harmless procedure as long as you stick to instructions. So, before you proceed to root your device, ensure that the phone is on the Android 4.0.2 firmware with the build number as ICL53F version. To check on which firmware you are on your Samsung Galaxy Nexus LTE, you need to go to the path Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will find the version of Android OS where it will show Android 4.0.2 Firmware with build ICL53F.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner just in case if anything wrong happens to your device, which is a very unlikely event if you follow the procedure which is mentioned below.

Rooting Information: Once the device is rooted or boot loader unlocked the warranty get void, so keep a note of this. The only way with which you can revoke the root access is that you need to again re apply the firmware update.

So, as soon as you are done with roughing up of all the above instruction tit bits, it’s now time to proceed to the procedure to root Galaxy nexus CDMA version but before that you need to go through the list of quick pre requisites which you need to follow.

So, assuming that you have read all the important information bits in the above mentioned article, you are now ready to proceed to the next step where you need to follow two pre Requisites which includes the data backup and some other tips so as to facilitate smoother rooting process.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • It’s very important to back up all the data present in your phone so as to make sure that you backup all the data in your phone. Just in a rare unlikely case if the data gets lost or erased, the same can be restored easily.

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

  • The minimum battery in your device should be a minimum of 60% so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get turned Off in the process of firmware update.

So, that’s it you can now proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the list of instructions you need to follow to get your Galaxy Nexus CDMA version rooted.

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