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How to root Nexus 5 without unlocking bootloader?

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By mini_wan, Junior Member on 13th March 2014, 03:36 AM
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13th March 2014, 03:41 AM |#2  
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How to root Nexus 5 without unlocking bootloader?

theres no way yet, it cant be done as of now. you can unlock it, get root, then relock it easy enough.
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theres no way yet, it cant be done as of now. you can unlock it, get root, then relock it easy enough.

Unlock bootloader will earse my all data
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theres no way yet, it cant be done as of now. you can unlock it, get root, then relock it easy enough.

I not want lost my data
13th March 2014, 04:19 AM |#5  
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I not want lost my data

thats understandable. thats why i do it right away. backup and save whatever you can onto your computer.
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Haha the first thing I did when I got my nexus 5 was unlock bootloader and root to avoid this!

Sorry to gloat

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Haha the first thing I did when I got my nexus 5 was unlock bootloader and root to avoid this!

Sorry to gloat

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i got mine and never did power it on into the os once while unrooted. booted to bootloader very first thing, unlocked, flashed, then powered it in to the os the first time with custom rom/kernel
13th March 2014, 12:39 PM |#8  
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adb backup was implemented for this exact purpose, though it seems to have mixed results for people. you could try it
13th March 2014, 02:39 PM |#9  
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As others say learn about your phone. ADB commands save it.
The number of stupid tool kits on the nexus 5 is out of hand. No wonder pple can't do anything. They buy a phone unlock it and flash the wrong thing and cry. Tough learn!

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