I hate being "that guy", but I want to make sure I don't brick a perfectly fine, working Nexus. First, I love the device. Received it for Christmas and it's everything I need in a tablet. I have rooted and flashed roms in the past on other devices. At this point the only reason I want to root is for Greenify and Titanium. I am currently running stock KitKat. I have checked out owenbeals tutorial videos but not sure that method is compatible with KitKat. So..
Question 1: Can I still root the device even though I am on 4.2.2? If so, what is the method I'm needing?
Question 2: I don't need to unlock the bootloader or install custom recovery just to root do I? I haven't had to do that in the past for other devices but I just want to make sure.
Can't wait to freeze and hibernate some apps I have no use for. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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