Root Google Nexus 10 And Install ClockworkMod Touch Recovery

Previously, a number of guides related to Google Nexus 7 were covered on WML Cloud. Recently, Google Nexus 10 was launched and like most Android devices, it has been rooted shortly after its launch. The credit for this feat goes to XDA member ‘Kidgoo’ who tested and came up with the root method, and ‘Chainfire’ for providing the SuperSU zip and binaries. So if you are looking forward to rooting your Nexus 10 tablet, then here is a guide to help you do just that.

Root Google Nexus 10


While this is a confirmed working method, the procedure involved is risky. Please follow this guide at your own risk. Rooting your Nexus 10 device will void your warranty. WML Cloud will not be responsible if your Google Nexus 10 tablet gets damaged or bricked during the below mentioned process. It is advised to check out the link given at the end of this post for information regarding the “current” status of this guide.


Step 1: You will require unlocking the bootloader to root your Nexus 10 tablet. See instructions for unlocking the bootloader

Step 2: Download

Step 3: CDownload CWMR touch version

Step 4: Connect your Nexus 10 device to the computer and flash the CWMR image that you downloaded earlier, using fastboot.

fastboot flash recovery /path/to/<recovery>.img
fastboot reboot

Step 5: Touch “Install from SD Card” in CWMR

Step 6: Select the ClockWorkMod-SuperSU ZIP file and let install

Step 7: Select Reboot to root your Nexus 10 device

For additional details or any type of queries, refer to the link given below.

[via XDA-Developers Forum]