Nexus 10 toolkit, root to unlock bootloader & ROM customization
If you own the Samsung Nexus 10 you will be very happy to learn that there is a brand new Toolkit available that allows users to root their shiny tablet, this will also allow users to unlock its bootloader. However, if you are wondering if this will be possible to root using this toolkit without unlocking the bootloader, well “No” is the answer, you cannot unlock the Samsung Nexus 10 without unlocking the bootloader because you can boot / flash images with the bootloader unlocked.
We visited XDA Developers and the new Nexus 10 Toolkit Version 1.3.0 is now available, this also allows users to run customized ROMs on the device. This version comes with a cool backup feature just in case something goes drastically wrong; as usual we always warn you that you do this at your own risk.
The Toolkit mentions many things such as root stock Jelly Bean builds up to 4.2.0 JOP40C, Perform a FULL NANDROID Backup of your system (Boot, Cache, Data, Recovery and System) via adb and save in Custom Recovery format on your PC which can be Restored via CWM Recovery and much more, please visit the source above for more information.
The prices of the Samsung Nexus 10 over on Google Play starts at Â£319 for the 16 GB WiFi only and Â£389 for the 32 GB WiFi only. This new tablet comes running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and features a stunning 10.55-inch Super PLS TFT HD display, if you love the NFC feature then this tablet is for you because the iPad 4 does not have this feature. Other features include 1.7GHz quad-core powerSVX T-604 GPU with 2GB RAM as well as a 5-megapixel camera at the back and on the front it has a cool 1.9-megapixel camera.
Please do let us know if you try out the Nexus 10 toolkit, we would love to know how you got on with the root to unlock bootloader & ROM customization? The more you tell us in the commenting area the more other readers will understand, thank you.
Whilst we are here talking about the Nexus 10 you might also want to know that there is a new Superboot Root, this is the easy one-click root access, which means the Nexus 10 tablet can be rooted back to stock ROMS. This is all courtesy of paulobrien via XDA Developers, we will not go into this deeply but this new Superboot rooting programme will boot into a custom kernel temporarily as well as automatically rooting the tablet on first boot, and of course will then restore to the original kernel offering the stock-rooted ROM.