1. blackjack521's Avatar
    Anyone try any kind of root app? One that will do it without a PC? just wondering if it can be done...

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    12-23-2013 10:14 PM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I think there are some, but I prefer to root my device myself. That way i know what has been done to it.
    12-24-2013 12:19 AM
  3. cbentle's Avatar
    Easy Root is the only apk that I have ever used before on other phones, but not on my Nexus 5 yet. Google it a read up on it.

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    06-10-2014 07:26 AM
  4. bigkevbosky's Avatar
    Pretty sure if you have the bootloader unlocked you can use Flashify to flash a custom recovery, then flash superSU or something from recovery to gain root. All that can be done on the phone except the bootloader unlock.
    06-10-2014 04:32 PM
  5. lalo90's Avatar
    My phone was previously rooted but you can flash a recovery without a computer using the app in the screen shot

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    06-11-2014 01:05 PM
  6. JohnnyBroccoli's Avatar
    towelroot by GeoHot. Just released on Sunday. One click root. Just need to have a kernel that is < 6/3/14.
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    06-17-2014 01:44 AM

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