Samsung Galaxy Nexus CDMA phone sanctified with LTE now takes a leap to a whole new level. After updating your Galaxy Nexus you can now root it so as to break free the device from the chains of restrictions and customize it according to your whims and fancies. The finest part of this rooting procedure is that it is completely safe as long as you bind in to the instructions and so simple that even a newbie can follow this rooting procedure. You have to make sure that your phone is on Android 4.0.2 firmware of build ICLF53F as it won’t work on any other build. Check the current firmware you are running on from the path Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will discover the Android OS version as Android 4.0.2 firmware with ICL53F build. Now let’s proceed to the list of pre-requisites required to back up all the important data.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. This rooting procedure is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy Nexus CDMA Version phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.
Pre-Requisites: You ought to backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will help you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily. Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update Must Have:
Steps to Root Galaxy Nexus CDMA Version: Step-1: Download Galaxy Nexus Rooting Package from the Must Have section to your computer. Unzip it and place it on the desktop for easy accessibility. During the extraction process if prompted to enter a password give the password as Coveringandroid.com
Step-2: Open Odin .exe from the extracted files and power off your phone to enter your device into Download mode. The Download mode can be entered by pressing the Volume Down Key + (OK)Center button and holding both press Power button simultaneously.
Step-3: Once you enter into download mode connect your phone to the computer via USB Cable while keeping the ODIN opened. Now the drivers will get installed and ID: COM will turn yellow indicating that you can now proceed to the next step. It may take 3-4mins for the ID:COM block to install all the drivers hence wait till the process completes. Dont proceed to the next step if the ID:COM block doesn’t turn yellow.
Step-4: Click on PDA tab and select
the file named as “GalaxyNEXUS_CDMA_rootingPACKAGE”. Now click on Start in Odin to begin the firmware updation process. Within 10 mins the whole rooting process will conclude and the phone will restart on its own.
Thus by following the above simple steps you can easily root your Samsung Galaxy Nexus CDMA Version on ICS Android 4.0.2 firmware and enjoy all sorts of customizations.