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    Default help with FLASHING

    I need help with flashing! I rooted my GNex out of the box in January, but I have somehow lost my root! All of the posts in this forum say to download this and that and FLASH in recovery. I have all of the downloads but cannot get into recovery. I just get the Android avatar with no options to do anything. I downloaded GooManager to install a new recovery, but I can't reboot into recovery via GooManager without root access and I can't get into Root Explorer to change the old recovery without root.
    Is there a way to FLASH the files that are on my SD card without root access? If so, could someone please give me STEP BY STEP instructions on what to do.
    I really want to be rooted again!
    Thanks in advance.
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    Default Re: help with FLASHING

    Check out the root sub forum, the guys there will be able to get you straightened out in no time
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    Default Re: help with FLASHING

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/ver...1-04-12-a.html

    cant be any easier

    fyi you loss root when you upgrade the OS version.
    Devices: Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7
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    Default Re: help with FLASHING

    I have the same problem and when I tried rooting again with Wugs toolkit it goes through the process but once it's done I'm still not rooted. It also will not let me flash a custom recovery. Superuser is still on my device from before the update to 4.1.1 and it asks me to update the binaries but I get a failed error every time I try to update. Any suggestions?

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    Default Re: help with FLASHING

    Read the unlocking guide, and skip to the part about flashing a recovery. You need to fastboot a recovery manually, then flash this for root access:

    It's not difficult at all, just follow the instructions
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    Which unlocking guide. I did a search and came up with about 50 of them.

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    Default Re: help with FLASHING

    Quote Originally Posted by Bnails21 View Post
    Which unlocking guide. I did a search and came up with about 50 of them.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    Our unlocking guide, of course. [GUIDE] How To Unlock Bootloader and Root Verizon Galaxy Nexus
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    Default Re: help with FLASHING

    I have a (GSM) Nexus, and there is currently an issue with Superuser and 4.2. I couldn't regain root, and updating the app and/or binary kept failing. I finally flashed using SuperSU, and this is working.
    I am waiting for Superuser to fix as I bought Elite awhile back.
    XDA thread on the subject;

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