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How to root Google Nexus 6 [Guide]

The Google Nexus 6 if the top-end smartphone under the Mountain View companies name for around the next three quarters of the year. Usually what we see Nexus 6with Google Nexus-based devices is having to side-load, using ADB or Android SDK with flashing firmware or opening up the operating system with root access. On the other hand, there is a different method using Chainfire’s CF-Auto-Root tool.

The CF-Auto-Root tool is one of the easiest methods to hacking your Android. Furthermore, it leaves users with about as close to a stock Android experience as they can get from any rooting tool. After applying the following program, you can equip your smartphone with extra apps from the Google Play Store, installing and flash a custom ROM to add additional features and more.

How to root Google Nexus 6 with Chainfire’s CF-Auto-Root pack

  1. Turn on the computer and log into your account.
  2. Download the CF-Auto-Root package from here [2].
  3. Extract the file to the desktop of the computer.
  4. Boot the Nexus 6 in Bootloader mode.
  5. Connect the phone to the computer with the USB cable.
  6. Run the .bat executable file you’ll find from the extracted contents.
  7. The program now appears on the screen of the computer.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions you are presented.
  9. Don’t forget to disconnect the smartphone adequately by stopping the USB Mass Storage device.

You should boot the handset in custom recovery mode if you are experiencing problems with the ROM. from there you may choose to wipe the system cache, cache partition and the Dalvik cache. If that doesn’t fix the problem you should apply the factory reset. Remember that resets wipe the data which is why you must backup the device beforehand.