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Root Nexus 7 With Mac

  • Install android SDK if you have not.
  • Download SuperSU and copy it to the root of Nexus 7’s SD card.
  • Download a recovery image
  • Boot Nexus 7 into fast boot mode.
  • Flash the recovery image using the following command.
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  • After the command is executed, choose Recovery option from the Fastboot menu and boot the device into Recovery Mode.
  • Then navigate to Install zip from SD card option and hit Power button to select it. Then use volume keys to navigate to UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.04.zip file in tablet’s SD card and select it with Power button.
  • Reboot