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How to root Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GSM, Verizon, Sprint) and install ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]

[1]Let me don’t waste your precious time making you read things you might already be aware of. Read on to find how you can get your Samsung Galaxy Nexus rooted, while you would also be unlocking the bootloader of your device and installing ClockworkMod (for GSM and Verizon versions) or TWRP (for Sprint version) recovery in the process of rooting your Galaxy Nexus.

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root and/or unlock your device at your own risk. Rooting and/or unlocking may void your warranty.

Requirements

This guide will help you to root your Samsung Galaxy Nexus and install ClockworkMod (for GSM and Verizon versions) or TWRP (for Sprint version) recovery on your device. This guide is applicable for all GSM/Verizon/Sprint Samsung Galaxy Nexus devices running on Gingerbread/Ice Cream Sandwich/Jelly Bean. This guide will also guide you through the step of unlocking the bootloader of your device (this method might be relatively simpler for you than the previously posted method [2]).

Before We Begin

How To Unlock the Bootloader

How To Install ClockworkMod/TWRP recovery

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Conclusion

Enjoy your unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus with ClockworkMod recovery and the power of root!

[via GalaxyNexusRoot [5]]