[International / GSM] Samsung Galaxy Nexus: All Things Root Guide (updated 8/25/2012)

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  1. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary Moderator

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus: All Things Root Guide

    Note / Warning / Reminder: unlocking your bootloader on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will
    wipe-out the contents of your device's internal "SD card". This means you'll lose any settings,
    pictures, apps, etc. So, keep this in mind when / if you ever undertake that step of unlocking your

    Click the "Show" button below for a root warning / disclaimer:
    Quick note / disclaimer: as always, you are ultimately responsible for any root-related activities on your phone.

    You should understand not only the benefits of rooting, but also any possible consequences (voided warranty, boot-loops, bricking, etc.) that might occur as a result of your root-related actions.

    AndroidForums.com / Phandroid.com, its owner, and staff are not liable for any root actions you might undertake as a result of information used from this site.

    Reading, researching, understanding, and carefully following the published steps and instructions can go a long way towards helping to make your rooting efforts a successful one.
    General Information

    Custom Recoveries


    Stock Factory Images

    *** Important *** be sure to verify the MD5 or SHA1 checksums on these files prior to flashing; here's how: http://androidforums.com/faqs/443074-md5-verification.html


    - ITL41D and ITL41F (w/volume fix) indicates version 4.0.1
    - ICL53F (w/volume fix) indicates version 4.0.2



    Overclocking / Underclocking / Undervolting

    • overclocking / underclocking
    • undervolting
    • related apps

    Radios / Basebands

    Tools & Utilities



  2. sdrawkcab25

    sdrawkcab25 Well-Known Member

    scary alien 12/17/2011: broke-out and enhanced stock / factory images section

    sdrawkcab25 12/16/2011: updated OP with new Root guide and VZW factory image links.
    WormDoes likes this.
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