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    Default [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac




    Table Of Contents

    1. Disclaimer/Requirements(for windows)
    2. Back it up!
    3. Rooting on Windows
    4. Lets Flash TWRP/ CWM
    5. MOAR POWER - "dmmarack" - none will add as i test
    6. Rooting On Mac




    DISCLAIMER: Rooting your phone will void your warranty, and can be dangerous. You may end up with a bricked device if anything goes wrong. I take no responsibility if something happens to your device. If you are ever in doubt STOP! This is not something to take lightly

    Firstly make sure you have all following files


    Requirments
    1. Windows based machine
    2. 80% battery or more
    3. Please Enable USB debugging
    4. Proper Drivers Android SDK | Android Developers
    5. Fastboot - Dev-Host - Nexus 7 Bootloader Unlocking Files.zip - The Ultimate Free File Hosting / File Sharing Service

    Please make sure you meet requirements before proceeding






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    Rooting On Windows!








    -First enable Developer options by going to Settings About tablet and tap build number 7 times

    -Now open Developer options from settings (right above About tablet) tap on USB debugging tap Ok to confirm

    -Connect your Nexus 7 to computer after enabling USB debugging. A pop-up menu may appear on your tablet now asking you to authorize USB debugging for the connected PC → tap Ok or Yes

    -Now open the folder where you extracted the downloaded nexus7-fastboot-files.zip file

    -Look for the 1-click-nexus-7-bootloader-unlock.bat script file inside the folder and execute it by double clicking on it
    ..If the script hangs on the < waiting for device > for a long time (say 2 minute) then that means youve a drivers or some connectivity related issue on your computer. To troubleshoot this, follow the drivers installation guide link provided above

    -After a few seconds, a screen will show up on your Nexus 7 asking you to accept the Bootloader unlocking request. Accept it by selecting Yes using the Volume button and then press the Power button to confirm







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    Now that you have a unlocked bootloader lets install TWRP to your device...

    - Download TWRP 2.6.6 where you can find it

    - Rename it to "openrecovery-twrp-2.6.0.0-flo.img" to "recovery-twrp.img"

    - Copy "recovery-twrp.img into the root of C:\fastboot

    - Open Cmd prompt in windows (press start and enter cmd) !REMINDER! Run as administrator!

    - Type C:\fastboot into CMD prompt

    - Now boot device into Fastboot by holding Volume Up & Down along with power until you see the green button saying start (fastboot menu)

    - Press Volume up a couple times until "Recovery Mode" appears, press power button to confirm

    - Now connect your device to computer via usb

    - Type into CMD Prompt "fastboot flash recovery recovery-twrp.img"

    - Twrp recovery will be installed to device (:



    - Download Superuser to device either via pc connection or fro device browser




    - Power off device*




    - Boot into recovery... Hold volume up & volume down along with power




    - Once in recovery press volume up until you see "Recovery Mode" Press power button to confirm




    - In TWRP select install ... locate & select where you downloaded Superuser*




    - Use " Swipe to confirm flash" button to flash zip




    - You should eventually see "successful" after flashing*




    - Press Reboot system!
    *


    Once TWRP is installed you can flash ClockWorkMod
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    Step1. Download the flashable zip file from the link above, and copy it to your devices storage.

    Step2. Reboot the device into recovery.

    Step3. Tap Install and flash the zip file you downloaded in step 1.
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    Default Re: Tutorial: How to Root and install Custom recovery

    Looks good!

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    Default Re: Tutorial: How to Root and install Custom recovery

    Thanks man!

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    Anyone have any success with rooting the new nexus 7 2013 on mac?
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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Yes, I have heard from 2 people that it has worked via android teen... But remember its at your own risk and even if your mess it up you have a good chance of fixing it

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Macs only!

    How Do I Use These Toolkit?
    1. Download the toolkit of your choice using the links below.

    2. Unzip the file and click on click on the green Android icon.

    3. Enter your phone into bootloader mode:
    First power off your tablet and make sure it's unplugged then,press the volume up, volume down, and power button all at the same time. When your phone vibrates let go of the power button, but keep holding onto the volume up and down button. You will now see a green start screen.

    4. Follow directions on the screen.


    Download links for Macs!
    One Click Root Toolkit- Download: TheNew.Nexus7Root.zip | DownloadAndroidFiles

    One-Click TeamWin Recovery Toolkit- Download: TheNew.Nexus 7 TWRP.zip | DownloadAndroidFiles

    One-Click Unlock Bootloader Toolkit- Download: Unlock Bootloader The New Nexus 7.zip | DownloadAndroidFiles


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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Anyone with any luck using this method on a mac?
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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by raybansandfedora View Post
    Anyone with any luck using this method on a mac?
    Yes...

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by jaboop View Post
    Yes...

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    Do you know how?

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Via AndroidTeen.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Mobile Nations mobile app
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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Do you know how?

    Sent from a SlimROM S3.
    Quote Originally Posted by jaboop View Post
    Yes...

    If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.
    -Larry Page
    Wait... Both methods work but only one works on windows and I made a tutorial for Mac also... Which has been verified by android teen and xda... Also if it works for you will you vouch for me

    If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaboop View Post
    Wait... Both methods work but only one works on windows and I made a tutorial for Mac also... Which has been verified by android teen and xda... Also if it works for you will you vouch for me

    If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.
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    Cool can you post the link?

    Thanks
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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    http://androidteen.com/nexus-7-2013-...stom-recovery/

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Could you please post the XDA link? The Android Teen link doesn't discuss how to unlock the bootloader on a mac.

    Thanks again

    Quote Originally Posted by jaboop View Post
    Wait... Both methods work but only one works on windows and I made a tutorial for Mac also... Which has been verified by android teen and xda... Also if it works for you will you vouch for me

    If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.
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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by raybansandfedora View Post
    Cool can you post the link?

    Thanks
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2395003

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by jaboop View Post
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2395003

    If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.
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    Could you provide a link in case people prefer ClockworkMod? Wouldn't hurt to have options.

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    From what i know CWM has not been released for the Nexus 7 2013
    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Could you provide a link in case people prefer ClockworkMod? Wouldn't hurt to have options.

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by jaboop View Post
    From what i know CWM has not been released for the Nexus 7 2013
    OK. Also good to know.

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Have you tried this yet?
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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by raybansandfedora View Post
    Have you tried this yet?
    Who are you referring to?

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    I was referring to you Golfdriver97

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Who are you referring to?

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by raybansandfedora View Post
    I was referring to you Golfdriver97
    I can't confirm or deny how well this works, ad I don't have the device. However, from a general rooting/flashing standpoint, the steps seem correct.

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Here's a video of how to unlock the bootloader and root the new nexus 7 2013.

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    Default Re: [How-To] Root and install Custom recovery Windows + Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by raybansandfedora View Post
    Here's a video of how to unlock the bootloader and root the new nexus 7 2013.

    Ill be sure to add this to the tutorial...

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    Nice job op. Will give it a try as soon as I have a free moment.

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