How to Root Nexus 7 2013

You can easily root Nexus 7 2013 tab. By rooting your Nexus, you can enjoy a whole new world of custom ROMS, MODs and customizations. Nexus 7 2013, just like any other developer friendly device, got the root treatment in not time after its release, thanks to the great developer community. In this guide you’ll learn how to root Nexus 7 2013

If you’re looking to root your Nexus 7 2013, you’d require to unlock bootloader and then install a custom recovery such as TWRP recovery on your tablet. It’s a very simple process and we have covered all the steps needed to unlock bootloader, install custom recovery and then root Nexus 7 2013.

While this method is safe and tested, follow these instructions at your own risk. We cannot be held responsible if anything goes wrong.

Nexus 7 2013 is the 2nd generation Nexus 7 tablet released by Google in partnership with Asus. Nexus 7 2013 comes with 1080p display and it runs Android 4.3 Jelly bean out of the box. Checkout Nexus 7 2013 specs. Now let’s root Nexus 7 2013 tablet.



  • First of all, unlock bootloader of Nexus 7 2013.
  • Enable USB debugging mode on your Nexus 7 2013, first you need to enable Developer Options: Settings >About tablet > and tap Build number 7 times. Now go back to Settings > Developer Options (right above ‘About tablet’) > USB Debugging > Tap Ok.

Root Nexus 7 2013

Step 1
First of all, unlock bootloader of Nexus 7 2013

Step 2
Install TWRP Recovery on Nexus 7 2013

Step 3
Download Chainfire’s latest file and copy it to the root of your Nexus 7’s internal memory/SD card.

Step 4
Put your Nexus 7 2013 into Recovery mode. You can do it by holding Vol UP + Power button combo and release the Power key once the Google logo appears, but keep holding the Vol UP key until you see the TWRP screen.

Step 5
In recovery Mode, Hit install and navigate to where you placed the file in your Nexus 7 2013. Flash the zip file, once done, reboot your device.

That’s it. You’ve successfully rooted Nexus 7 2013 running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Don’t forget to leave your feedback in the comments section below.

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