The Galaxy Nexus Smartphone has already been rooted before it is even released by the public which gives you time to figure out how to root so you can join in on the fun once you get your hands on the phone. The process is quite easy but there is an Apply at your own risk warning.
What this method does it root your device once you power it on so no need to mess with ADB or flash anything. It’s a very easy and friendly way.
Download the Superboot zip file above and extract to a directory (DOWNLOAD)
– Put your device in bootloader mode – Turn off the phone then turn on with the ‘volume up’ and ‘volume down’ buttons both pressed to enter the bootloader (as pictured below)
– WINDOWS – double click ‘install-superboot-windows.bat’
– MAC – Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type ‘chmod +x install-superboot-mac.sh’ followed by ‘./install-superboot-mac.sh’
– LINUX – Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type ‘chmod +x install-superboot-linux.sh’ followed by ‘./install-superboot-linux.sh’
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