How To Root Nexus 9 [Guide]
Get excited to unlock the latest Android’s 5.0 lollipop operating system.
We have not been seeing HTC in tablet’s market for some time. But recently the company contributed to Google’s Nexus line and it can gain a good response running with Lollipop firmware. It can be proved something different in your digital life with features you can ask for in this year. Google has started shipping the tablet and people are playing it and its firmware with like XDA’s Chainfire. The developer posted on Google Plus that this tab took more time than expectation because of new Android’s version firmware and 64-bit chip. But finally you can root Nexus 9 on Android 5.0 lollipop using the CF-Auto-Root tool.
This rooting package brings you the SuperSU v2.18 especially designed for Nexus 9. So do not try this on any other device as it can cause damages. Even stay away from an older version of SuperSu for your shiny HTC tablet. It is important to note down in mind that you may experience issues with root apps for Android 5.0 as well as 64-bit. But we hope everything will be fixed soon in near future. You can check README.TXT for some details. Read on how to root HTC Nexus 9.
Disclaimer: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
How To Root Nexus 9
Step #1: Download and extract the Nexus 9 root package into a folder.
Step #2: Make sure you have following requirements:
Nexus 9, Computer, some knowledge of the command prompt, working adb, working fastboot
Step #3: Enable the OEM unlocking. To do this, go to Settings>About tablet and there tap on ‘Build number’ until you it says you are developer. Then go back, navigate to “Developer options”, make sure “Enable OEM unlock” and “USB debugging” settings are enabled. It can ask you to connect device to a computer, so do this.
Step #4: Fire up command prompt within fastboot folder and issue following command to reboot device in bootloader:
adb reboot bootloader
Step #5: Perform OEM unlock (Note: This will wipe your device’s data and void warranty). Issue following command to unlock bootloader, if your tablet has not been oem unlocked, it may ask you to confirm the action that you can do with volume up button:
fastboot oem unlock
Step #6: At this step, inject SuperSU. To do this, boot the provided inject.img file by issuing following command from the folder where you can extracted the CF-Root package in first step:
fastboot boot inject.img
Step #7: Boot back to bootloader mode now.
Step #8: To get SuperSU working, use a patched kernel (ramdisk). Install it by using following command:
fastboot flash boot patched.img
Step #9: Reboot the Nexus 9. Hold down the power button for ten seconds or issue following command to reboot:
You are done. Your Nexus 9 is rooted now on Lollipop. If you experience errors, you can explain in comments.