How to Root Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P using PC/MAC/Linux – 100% Foolproof



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Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are the two Flagship phones recently launched by Google. One thing that makes Google Nexus phone so different is that how easy it is to modify the software running on these phones. With the introduction of New security features in Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P, things have gotten a little more complicated. Howeever, it’s very easy to unlock the bootloader, install a custom recovery or root the Google Nexus 5X.

Rooting Nexus 5x or Nexus 6P via PC, Mac and Linux -Techposts
Rooting Nexus 5x or Nexus 6P via PC, Mac and Linux -Techposts

To root your Google Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P, all you need to do is watch the following video guide from Gadgethacks. Download links are provided below the video tutorial.

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Download following files required for Rooting Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P:

  • Install the Android SDK on Your Computer
  • Install the ADB & Fastboot Drivers on Your Computer – Download Drivers for Windows from this link. Or follow below video tutorial

  • If you’re a Linux user, download and extract this ZIP file
  • For Mac users, Please see this guide for more information as it’s a bit complicated.
  • To root Nexus 5X, download following files,
  • For rooting Nexus 6P, download the following files :

    Then, regardless of your phone model or build number, download the SuperSU ZIP and transfer the file over to your phone:

Important Note: Please make sure the build numbers match up correctly.

CONCLUSION

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Source: GadgetHacks

Written by Ravi Singh

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