[MAC] Galaxy Nexus Toolkit [Root,Unroot,Unlock/Lock Bootloader,CWM] [07/28/13]

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techfanatic9

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Introducing Galaxy Nexus Toolkit for Mac Users!
(This is in no way as advanced as Galaxy Nexus Toolkit for Windows but it's a start)

Supports GSM/Verizon/Sprint and Everything Will Work With Both Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich!
Based on script by: 1KDS link to his script/tool: Here

What Does This Toolkit Include?

  • Unroot GSM to Stock 4.3
  • Unroot GSM to Stock 4.2.2
  • Unroot Verizon to Stock 4.2.2
  • Unroot Sprint to Stock 4.2.1
  • Unroot GSM to Stock 4.2.1
  • Unroot Verizon to Stock 4.1.1
  • Unroot Sprint to Stock 4.1.1
  • Root GSM i9250 - Supports Android 4.3!
  • Root Verizon CDMA LTE - Supports Android 4.3!
  • Root Sprint CDMA LTE - Supports Android 4.3!
  • Unlock GSM Bootloader
  • Unlock Verizon CDMA LTE Bootloader
  • Unlock Sprint CDMA LTE Bootloader
  • Lock GSM Bootloader
  • Lock Verizon CDMA LTE Bootloader
  • Lock Sprint CDMA LTE Bootloader
  • Install ClockworkMod Recovery GSM
  • Install ClockworkMod Recovery Verizon
  • Install ClockworkMod Recovery Sprint

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I Have Made Separate Scripts So You Only Have To Download The Specific Files You Need.

I Will Be Updating These Tools

How Do I Use These Awesome Toolkits??
1. Download the toolkit of your choice using the links below.
2. Unzip the file and click on click on the green Android icon.
3. Enter your phone into bootloader mode:
First power off your tablet and make sure it's unplugged then,press the volume up, volume down, and power button all at the same time. When your phone vibrates let go of the power button, but keep holding onto the volume up and down button. You will now see a green start screen.
4. Follow directions on the screen.


All Links To Toolkits Can Be Found Here:
http://www.androidrootz.com/2012/12/galaxy-nexus-one-click-mac-toolkit.html

If you found any of these toolkit helpful PLEASE check out my YouTube Channel and my website!

Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!
To Donate Please Click the Link in my Signature. Thank you!
 
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techfanatic9

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Manual Method:

How to Unroot Any Android Device [Universal Guide] Will Work for 99% of All Android Devices

You must have ES File Explorer on your phone: Here


1. Open ES FIle Explorer


2. Tap on Otptions > Settings > Check mark "Root Explorer" > Check mark "Mount File System"


3. Go back and tap the favorite (located on top of the screen) and tap the "/".

4. Go to "System" > "Bin" > Delete "su"(If you can't find the su file it's okay. Not all su files are put here)


5. Go back to "System" > "Xbin" > Delete "su"


You might have it in "Bin","Xbin" or in both places. As long as you have it in 1 of the places your fine.


6. Go back to "System" > "App" > Delete "SuperUser" apk.


You are now unrooted!


How to Unroot Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM] [Mac]

Download: GalaxyNexusUnrootMac.zip: Here

1. Download the file above

2. Enter phone into bottloader mode (Hold down volume up, volume down, and power all at the same time until you feel a vibration.

3. Connect your phone to your computer via microUSB (Your phone should have a green start screen)

4. Extract the zip file

5. Move the extract folder to your "Downloads" folder

6. Open "Terminal"

7. Type and press enter after the end of each line

cd Downloads
cd GalaxyNexusUnroot404
./fastboot-mac flash bootloader bootloader-maguro-primela03.img
./fastboot-mac reboot-bootloader
./fastboot-mac flash radio radio-maguro-i9250xxla02.img
./fastboot-mac reboot-bootloader
./fastboot-mac -w update image-yakju-imm76i.zip

Type ./fastboot-mac oem lock if you are planning on sending your phone back to your carrier or manufacture.

8. Once your phone has rebooting you will be on a fresh stock 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for your Galaxy Nexus i9250 GSM.

How to Root Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM,Verizon,Sprint] [Mac]



Download: GalaxyNexusRootMac.zip Here

Step 1: Download the link above

Step 2: Extract the zip file and move the extracted folder into "Downloads" folder

Step 3: Open Terminal and type:

cd Downloads
cd GalaxyNexusRootMac
./fastboot-mac oem unlock

Step 4: Plug your phone via microUSB and enter into bootloader mode (Press volume up, volume down, and power button until you feel a vibration)

Step 5: Press volume up and power button to select "Yes" (It says may void warranty, don't worry because you can always lock the booloader if you want)

Step 6: Go back to Terminal and type:


Type for GSM:
./fastboot-mac flash recovery GSM_recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.0.2-maguro.img


Type for Verizon:
./fastboot-mac flash recovery Verizon_recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.0.2-toro.img


Type for Sprint:
./fastboot-mac flash recovery Sprint_recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.3.1-toroplus.img


Step 7: Enter into ClockworkMod Recovery Mode (First enter into Bootloader Mode then press volume up twice and power to select "Recovery")


Step 8: Select "Reboot System Now" using volume and power buttons.


Step 9. Once your phone has finished rebooting Go back to your computer and go to "Downloads > "GalaxyNexusRootMac" and transfer "CWM-SuperSU-v0.87.zip" into internal Sd card phone.

Get Android file manager to transfer the file: Here


Step 10: Enter into "Bootloader Mode" (Power off phone, hold down volume up, volume down, and power button until you feel a vibration)


Step 11. Press volume up 2x (twice) and power button to select "Recovery"


Step 12. Select "Install Zip from Sdcard" > "Choose Zip from Sdcard" > Select
"CWM-SuperSU-v0.87.zip".


Step 13. Choose "Yes" > Go Back > Reboot System Now


Once your phone as finished rebooting your phone will be rooted!

For More Great Android Video Tutorials Check Out My Channel! Here
 
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techfanatic9

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Changelog:
07/28/13 -
Fixed SuperSU transfer in the One-Click Root toolkit
Updated One-Click Root toolkit for Galaxy Nexus GSM/Verizon/Sprint to support 4.3
Added One-click Unroot/Restore to 4.3 toolkit for Galaxy Nexus GSM

04/27/13 -
Updated ALL toolkits with the latest version of fastboot and ADB
Added Unroot/Restore to Stock 4.2.2 Galaxy Nexus GSM Toolkit
Added Unroot/Restore to Stock 4.2.2 Galaxy Nexus Verizon Toolkit
Added Unroot/Restore to Stock 4.2.1 Galaxy Nexus Sprint Toolkit


12/27/12 - Updated links to make it easier for me to manage & unroot files

11/18/12 - Added Unroot / Restore to Stock Jelly Bean 4.2 for GSM

10/21/12 - Added Unroot / Restore to Stock Jelly Bean 4.1.2 for GSM

10/9/12 - Added Unroot / Restore to Stock Jelly Bean 4.1.1 for Verizon

9/24/12 - Updated ClockworkMod Recovery

8/31/12 - Some minor updates to all toolkits

8/24/12- *Added Install Stock Jelly Bean / Unroot to Stock Jelly Bean 4.1.1 [Odin for Mac] GSM

7/31/12 -
*Added Universal Unroot
*Added How to Unroot Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM] [Mac]
*Added How to Root Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM,Verizon,Sprint] [Mac]

7/25/12 - Added ClockworkMod Recovery:1 Click Method for GSM/Verizon/Sprint

7/23/12- Initial Release
 
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kidrobot52

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ok question then cause ive searched everywhere.

sprint galaxy nexus
i rooted thru adb method

i have my back up of stock rom.

where can i find stock recovery for sprint

can i just do everything i did to root backwards?
 

techfanatic9

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Mar 31, 2012
474
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Vernon Hills, IL
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ok question then cause ive searched everywhere.

sprint galaxy nexus
i rooted thru adb method

i have my back up of stock rom.

where can i find stock recovery for sprint

can i just do everything i did to root backwards?

You can just flash the backup of your stock rom to get unrooted.

I've been look for the stock recovery for sprint yesterday but I couldn't find it. That's why I don't have it in the tool.
 
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panda78

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sorry but i have a problem


* daemon not running. starting it now *
* daemon started successfully *
error: device not found
ERROR: could not get pipe properties
< waiting for device >

what i wrong?
 

molimo

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Jan 24, 2011
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Tehran
Hi,
I'm sorry about my simple questions but I'm a new user
1-How can perform "Click me tool"??? by CMD or fastboot???
2-Is it need to go on fastboot mod?
3-There is superSU v93 but in package is v87, Can we use v93 instead of 87?
 

techfanatic9

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Mar 31, 2012
474
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Vernon Hills, IL
www.androidrootz.com
Hi,
I'm sorry about my simple questions but I'm a new user
1-How can perform "Click me tool"??? by CMD or fastboot???
2-Is it need to go on fastboot mod?
3-There is superSU v93 but in package is v87, Can we use v93 instead of 87?

1. Just turn on USB debugging press enter it will do the rest.
2. No just turn on USB debugging
3.Just use the v93.....why would you want to use an older version?
 

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    Introducing Galaxy Nexus Toolkit for Mac Users!
    (This is in no way as advanced as Galaxy Nexus Toolkit for Windows but it's a start)

    Supports GSM/Verizon/Sprint and Everything Will Work With Both Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich!
    Based on script by: 1KDS link to his script/tool: Here

    What Does This Toolkit Include?

    • Unroot GSM to Stock 4.3
    • Unroot GSM to Stock 4.2.2
    • Unroot Verizon to Stock 4.2.2
    • Unroot Sprint to Stock 4.2.1
    • Unroot GSM to Stock 4.2.1
    • Unroot Verizon to Stock 4.1.1
    • Unroot Sprint to Stock 4.1.1
    • Root GSM i9250 - Supports Android 4.3!
    • Root Verizon CDMA LTE - Supports Android 4.3!
    • Root Sprint CDMA LTE - Supports Android 4.3!
    • Unlock GSM Bootloader
    • Unlock Verizon CDMA LTE Bootloader
    • Unlock Sprint CDMA LTE Bootloader
    • Lock GSM Bootloader
    • Lock Verizon CDMA LTE Bootloader
    • Lock Sprint CDMA LTE Bootloader
    • Install ClockworkMod Recovery GSM
    • Install ClockworkMod Recovery Verizon
    • Install ClockworkMod Recovery Sprint

    e19svs.png

    voyixg.png

    2v34unl.png


    I Have Made Separate Scripts So You Only Have To Download The Specific Files You Need.

    I Will Be Updating These Tools

    How Do I Use These Awesome Toolkits??
    1. Download the toolkit of your choice using the links below.
    2. Unzip the file and click on click on the green Android icon.
    3. Enter your phone into bootloader mode:
    First power off your tablet and make sure it's unplugged then,press the volume up, volume down, and power button all at the same time. When your phone vibrates let go of the power button, but keep holding onto the volume up and down button. You will now see a green start screen.
    4. Follow directions on the screen.


    All Links To Toolkits Can Be Found Here:
    http://www.androidrootz.com/2012/12/galaxy-nexus-one-click-mac-toolkit.html

    If you found any of these toolkit helpful PLEASE check out my YouTube Channel and my website!

    Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!
    To Donate Please Click the Link in my Signature. Thank you!
    10
    Manual Method:

    How to Unroot Any Android Device [Universal Guide] Will Work for 99% of All Android Devices

    You must have ES File Explorer on your phone: Here


    1. Open ES FIle Explorer


    2. Tap on Otptions > Settings > Check mark "Root Explorer" > Check mark "Mount File System"


    3. Go back and tap the favorite (located on top of the screen) and tap the "/".

    4. Go to "System" > "Bin" > Delete "su"(If you can't find the su file it's okay. Not all su files are put here)


    5. Go back to "System" > "Xbin" > Delete "su"


    You might have it in "Bin","Xbin" or in both places. As long as you have it in 1 of the places your fine.


    6. Go back to "System" > "App" > Delete "SuperUser" apk.


    You are now unrooted!


    How to Unroot Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM] [Mac]

    Download: GalaxyNexusUnrootMac.zip: Here

    1. Download the file above

    2. Enter phone into bottloader mode (Hold down volume up, volume down, and power all at the same time until you feel a vibration.

    3. Connect your phone to your computer via microUSB (Your phone should have a green start screen)

    4. Extract the zip file

    5. Move the extract folder to your "Downloads" folder

    6. Open "Terminal"

    7. Type and press enter after the end of each line

    cd Downloads
    cd GalaxyNexusUnroot404
    ./fastboot-mac flash bootloader bootloader-maguro-primela03.img
    ./fastboot-mac reboot-bootloader
    ./fastboot-mac flash radio radio-maguro-i9250xxla02.img
    ./fastboot-mac reboot-bootloader
    ./fastboot-mac -w update image-yakju-imm76i.zip

    Type ./fastboot-mac oem lock if you are planning on sending your phone back to your carrier or manufacture.

    8. Once your phone has rebooting you will be on a fresh stock 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for your Galaxy Nexus i9250 GSM.

    How to Root Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM,Verizon,Sprint] [Mac]



    Download: GalaxyNexusRootMac.zip Here

    Step 1: Download the link above

    Step 2: Extract the zip file and move the extracted folder into "Downloads" folder

    Step 3: Open Terminal and type:

    cd Downloads
    cd GalaxyNexusRootMac
    ./fastboot-mac oem unlock

    Step 4: Plug your phone via microUSB and enter into bootloader mode (Press volume up, volume down, and power button until you feel a vibration)

    Step 5: Press volume up and power button to select "Yes" (It says may void warranty, don't worry because you can always lock the booloader if you want)

    Step 6: Go back to Terminal and type:


    Type for GSM:
    ./fastboot-mac flash recovery GSM_recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.0.2-maguro.img


    Type for Verizon:
    ./fastboot-mac flash recovery Verizon_recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.0.2-toro.img


    Type for Sprint:
    ./fastboot-mac flash recovery Sprint_recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.3.1-toroplus.img


    Step 7: Enter into ClockworkMod Recovery Mode (First enter into Bootloader Mode then press volume up twice and power to select "Recovery")


    Step 8: Select "Reboot System Now" using volume and power buttons.


    Step 9. Once your phone has finished rebooting Go back to your computer and go to "Downloads > "GalaxyNexusRootMac" and transfer "CWM-SuperSU-v0.87.zip" into internal Sd card phone.

    Get Android file manager to transfer the file: Here


    Step 10: Enter into "Bootloader Mode" (Power off phone, hold down volume up, volume down, and power button until you feel a vibration)


    Step 11. Press volume up 2x (twice) and power button to select "Recovery"


    Step 12. Select "Install Zip from Sdcard" > "Choose Zip from Sdcard" > Select
    "CWM-SuperSU-v0.87.zip".


    Step 13. Choose "Yes" > Go Back > Reboot System Now


    Once your phone as finished rebooting your phone will be rooted!

    For More Great Android Video Tutorials Check Out My Channel! Here
    5
    Changelog:
    07/28/13 -
    Fixed SuperSU transfer in the One-Click Root toolkit
    Updated One-Click Root toolkit for Galaxy Nexus GSM/Verizon/Sprint to support 4.3
    Added One-click Unroot/Restore to 4.3 toolkit for Galaxy Nexus GSM

    04/27/13 -
    Updated ALL toolkits with the latest version of fastboot and ADB
    Added Unroot/Restore to Stock 4.2.2 Galaxy Nexus GSM Toolkit
    Added Unroot/Restore to Stock 4.2.2 Galaxy Nexus Verizon Toolkit
    Added Unroot/Restore to Stock 4.2.1 Galaxy Nexus Sprint Toolkit


    12/27/12 - Updated links to make it easier for me to manage & unroot files

    11/18/12 - Added Unroot / Restore to Stock Jelly Bean 4.2 for GSM

    10/21/12 - Added Unroot / Restore to Stock Jelly Bean 4.1.2 for GSM

    10/9/12 - Added Unroot / Restore to Stock Jelly Bean 4.1.1 for Verizon

    9/24/12 - Updated ClockworkMod Recovery

    8/31/12 - Some minor updates to all toolkits

    8/24/12- *Added Install Stock Jelly Bean / Unroot to Stock Jelly Bean 4.1.1 [Odin for Mac] GSM

    7/31/12 -
    *Added Universal Unroot
    *Added How to Unroot Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM] [Mac]
    *Added How to Root Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean / Ice Cream Sandwich [GSM,Verizon,Sprint] [Mac]

    7/25/12 - Added ClockworkMod Recovery:1 Click Method for GSM/Verizon/Sprint

    7/23/12- Initial Release
    2
    If using the "Unroot/Stock 4.2" Kit, does it overwrite CWM and flash the stock recovery so that OTA updates are possible?

    Yes it will install stock recovery and you will be able to get OTA updates.
    2
    My root didn't seem to work. Should I unroot and try again?

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using xda app-developers app

    Did you enter into ClockworkMod Recovery and install the zip file?
    If you didin't follow the directions on the toolkit.
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