Root your Galaxy Nexus CDMA Running on Android 4.0.4 ICS with the help of ClockworkMod Recovery tool. Nexus is the first Smartphone to feature Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Rooting your device with older method is become obsolete. Root privileges are eventually blocked by the Mobile makers companies. But there is good news for you XDA Developers member adrynalyne authored a patch that enables Galaxy Nexus users to root their device running Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. Let’s check out tutorial.
How to Root your Galaxy Nexus CDMA Running on Android 4.0.4 ICS with ClockworkMod Recovery:
Note- This post is only for the educational purpose. So if anything happens to your mobile we are not responsible for that. Rooting your device will void your device’s warranty.
- Download the su ZIP package (su.zip) from here or here. Save it to your computer.
- Download the ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery 18.104.22.168 image for the Galaxy Nexus CDMA from here or here.
- ADB and Fastboot installed on your computer.
- Enable USB debugging mode by going to “Settings > Applications > Development”. Make sure that there is a check mark beside USB Debugging
- Make sure that your device has at least 70% of battery left.
- Disable antivirus software and other tools that could disrupt the installation process.
- Copy the CWM image file into the same folder where adb.exe and fastboot.exe are located on your computer.
- Connect your phone to your PC via USB cable. Copy su.zip into the root of your phone’s SD card.
- Launch a command prompt (DOS prompt) on your computer and issue the following commands:
- adb reboot bootloader
- fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-22.214.171.124-toro.img
To verify if you have root access or not, you can download the Superuser app in the Android Market for free.
That’s it you have completed the above procedure.