Root Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Samsung Galaxy Nexus was the second Nexus smartphone manufactured by the South Korea-based company for the Google, the creators of Android OS.

Since it belongs to the Nexus line up, the smartphone announced at Samsung + Google Unpacked event in Hong Kong, is part of the first wave of devices that receive the latest Android firmware updates.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus runs Android Vanilla out of the box, but, fortunately, there are a lot of custom ROMs out there for those who got tired of the stock Android user interface. But most of the custom ROMs require rooting your Galaxy Nexus.

Here, at you will find the best Samsung Galaxy Nexus root tutorials, all tested by our writers in order to provide you with fully functional root solutions. You should also know that after rooting your Galaxy Nexus the warranty will be voided, because of the regulations enforced by the smartphone manufacturers.

In order to successfully root your Samsung Galaxy Nexus, we recommend you to carefully follow all the steps in the root tutorial, or else you may risk transforming your device into an expensive brick.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus was unveiled in October 2012, and is the successor of Samsung Nexus S. The smartphone co-developed by Google and Samsung packs a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a buttonless front panel in order to bring the ultimate Android experience.

Galaxy Nexus is powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex A9 CPU and a PowerVR SGX540 GPU, both fitted on a TI OMAP4460 SoC. It also features 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage (microSD cards not supported), a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera with HD video recording support, and a primary 5 megapixel sensor with autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection and 1080p video recording capabilities.

The smartphone comes pre-loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features Bluetooth, microUSB, WiFi a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Hotspot, NFC, 3G and 4G LTE (depending on market).

Galaxy Nexus measures 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm and weighs in 135 grams, while the 1,750 mAh battery is capable of keeping it alive through 8 hours of 3G talk time or up to 290 hours of stand by.

Feel free to choose any of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus root tutorials from the list below.