Tutorial: How to root your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 on Android L

If the SuperSU root tool is so popular with hackers, it’s not a coincidence but a well-deserved result of the extensive support offered to users by the ChainFire team. A team that is still very active since version 2.01 of SuperSU, which is currently released, Android L Developer Preview root.

If not everyone can enjoy it knowing this is a pre-release only available on two devices, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Wi-Fi2013 version, those who decide to install can not only taste the new features of the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, but also Android L root rights.

How to root your Nexus 5/Nexus 7 on Android L?

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Unless all users are experienced enough to install Android L and less experienced to root it, those waiting for it can rest assured, manipulation is no more difficult than usual and just asking some prerequisites.

  • You have downloaded and installed the USB drivers for your Nexus 5 or 7
  • You have enabled USB debugging mode
  • You have a full backup of your data
  • Have an unlocked device
  • Have an unlocked bootlader
  • Has at least 80% battery
  • download SuperSU 2.01

this process to follow the same as described in the following two tutorials, which can then be accessed via the forum:

  • How to root your Nexus 5 with SuperSU?
  • How to root your Nexus 7 with SuperSU?

For now, and contrary to everything we’ve read before, the developer previewAndroid L does not restrict root access. However, nothing says that this will not be the case in the final version.

Have you installed Android L on your Nexus 5/ Nexus 7 Wifi (2013) yet? Feel free to take a look at our tutorial.

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