How Can I Root the Nexus 10 with No Hassle? Solved

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Alleny Gavinto Root Tips Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

Why do many people want to root their tablet? Many people root their device to take the full control of the tablet, for example, once rooting your Nexus 10, you can no longer feel annoyed about the pre-installed applications which are usually not so useful for the users or took much space on the memory space; You can download and install the applications no matter they are approved or not; All the files can be managed by you, even including the data that normally can not be edited. Rooting the Nexus 10 can boost the performance and elongate the battery life. If there are new operating system appear, you can update the Nexus 10 OS to the latest version by rooting the device.

As the latest version of the Nexus tablet, the Nexus 10 is not like other Android device that can be rooted easily. There are diverse methods to root the Nexus 10, but many people do not want to buy a third party tool. So here will offer you the simple guidance to help you achieve your goal.

Before the rooting process, you need to do some preparation works.

First, install the fastboot binary tool on your computer.

Then, use the USB cable to connect the Nexus 10 to your PC, and uninstall the security tools including antivirus and Firewall protection. And enable the USB debugging.

Next, you should fully charge the Nexus 10 in case that it might be turned off in the middle of the process.

At last, you'd better backup the files on your computer in case of the accidents. MobiKin Android Backup Assistant (Windows & Mac) is recommended to help you copy the data from mobile phone to the PC.

How to root the Nexus 10 on your computer?

1,You should downnload and install the fastboot on your computer and extract the zip contents and save them on your PC.

2, Turn off the tablet, then hit the Volume up and down and Power button at the same time and hold them until you see the green robot. You will see the "Start" on the the screen and that means the device is in the fastboot mode

3, Link the tablet to computer with a USB cable, then head to the "start"-> run -> type "cmd" and hit "enter" to open the command prompt.

4, Head to the folder which saved the fastboot tool and enter "fastboot devices" in cmd window. and you will see the device ID.

5, Input "fastboot oem unlock" on the same cmd window, and the process will begin.

6, When the tablet reboots and you are done.

Note: The process to relock the bootloader is similar to this one, but you should tape the "fastboot oem lock" instead of "fastboot oem unlock" in the last step.

Now, you can install the custom ROMs firmware on your Nexus 10 and also download other complex tools as you like. Because you can totally control the operating system of the Nexus 10.

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Alleny Gavin
Alleny GavinChief Editor
A chief editor at MobiKin, brings over a decade of experience in technical writing and holds a B.A. in English Literature. With a background as a Project Manager in the IT industry, he has authored 1000+ articles on, offering expert solutions for iOS issues. Gavin, a tech enthusiast, effortlessly recommends software with passion and extensive expertise in smartphones and software.
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