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    Default Nexus 7: How long does rooting take?

    I am using the Nexus Root Toolkit v1.8.0, and it is stuck on booting modified boot.img to enable running privileged commands.
    Been there over 30 minutes.
    Is this normal?
    Should I retry and do something different?
    I chose Root and checkmarked custom recovery.
    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 01-24-2014 at 06:17 PM.
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    Default Re: How long does rooting take?

    Yeah this is abnormal.

    Manually done via Command Prompt and Fastboot its in the neighborhood of about 10 minutes or less once you have the necessary files and computer setup.

    Using the Toolkits its about the same give or take a few...

    I would suggest retrying. I'm assuming since your at that stage you have successfully unlocked the bootloader and flashed the custom recovery?
    Paul
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    Default Re: How long does rooting take?

    I unlocked the bootloader, but didn't flash the custom recovery yet....
  4. Thread Author  Thread Author    #4  

    Default Re: How long does rooting take?

    FASTBOOT MODE is in red color on the bootloader screen.
    What does that mean? Could that be my problem?
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    Default Re: Nexus 7: How long does rooting take?

    Can you post a pic.?

    Sent from my HTC One
  6. Thread Author  Thread Author    #6  

    Default Re: Nexus 7: How long does rooting take?

    I chose the wrong model for my phone. nexus 7 wifi, vs nexus 7 (V2) wifi.
    DUH!
    Rooted.
    Paul627g likes this.

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