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How to Root Galaxy Nexus! [Universal Guide][GSM/Verizon/Sprint][Windows/Linux/Mac][GB/ICS/Jelly Bean]

So, you want to get the most out of your Galaxy Nexus by rooting? (If you don’t know what rooting does, see Why Root My Android Smartphone.)

UPDATE: This root method works for all Gingerbread, ICS, and Jelly Bean!!! (and also works for latest Android 4.3/4.2/4.2.1/4.2.2!)

*Note: For Android 4.3, use the other SuperSU zip file in Step 9 but everything else is the same!

Well, whether you have a GSM Galaxy Nexus from Europe/Asia/USA, Verizon Galaxy Nexus, or even Sprint Galaxy Nexus, you can us

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How to Unroot Galaxy Nexus with Stock Firmware! [ICS/Jelly Bean]

For those of you who want to unroot your Galaxy Nexus with stock firmware ICS or Jelly Bean, here’s a video tutorial on how to do it easily with fastboot and Google stock firmware images.

Commands use in video: (XXX may depend on the stock firmware) fastboot flash bootloader bootloader-XXX.img fastboot reboot-bootloader fastboot flash radio radio-XXX-XXX.img fastboot reboot-bootloader fastboot -w update image-XXX-XXX.zip

To lock bootloader: (This will ERASE EVERYTHING on your internal storage!!!) fastboot oem lock



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How to Install/Unroot Galaxy Nexus GSM to Android 4.0.4 OTA! [IMM76I]

For those of you who want to install the latest Android 4.0.4 OTA IMM76I update from Google, the latest stock ROM, here’s how to do it.  Also, this is an unroot method back to stock.  It will erase all your personal settings and apps so, be sure to make a backup of your ROM, backup your apps using Titanium backup app, and also make sure to backup SMS text messages (if needed) using SMS Text Backup app.

*Note – This is ONLY for Galaxy Nexus GSM, not for Verizon/Sprint versions.

Step 1. Take the battery out and put it back in.  Then hold down Volume Up, Vo

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How to Install ROM on Rooted Galaxy Nexus!

If you want to get most out of your rooted Galaxy Nexus, you will certainly try out custom ROMs for the Galaxy Nexus.

Galaxy Nexus Custom ROMs?

Galaxy Nexus custom ROMs can include additional features not included in stock ROM, give you better battery life, let’s you overclock your Galaxy Nexus, and a whole lot more.

Is it safe to install custom ROMs on the Galaxy Nexus?

Yes, only if you made a backup of your rooted stock ROM.  If something goes wrong or you

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How to Backup/Restore ROM on Rooted Galaxy Nexus!

Want to install a new ROM on your rooted Galaxy Nexus?  Or you might want to switch back and forth between several different ROMs?

If you’ve answered yes to any of the questions above, you will want to learn how to backup/restore ROM on your rooted Galaxy Nexus.

Before we begin, you will need a rooted Galaxy Nexus and also install ClockworkMod Recovery on your phone

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How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Rooted Galaxy Nexus!

If you want to install custom ROMs and also backup/restore ROMs on your rooted Galaxy Nexus, you will need ClockworkMod Recovery installed on your Galaxy Nexus.

ClockworkMod Recovery is a tool that allows you to backup, restore, and install ROMs.

Before we begin, make sure you have rooted your Galaxy Nexus.

Step 1. Let’s turn off our Galaxy Nexus then boot into Fastboot mode by holding down Volume Down, Volume Up, and Power button together for about 10 seconds.


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