How To Root T-Mobile Nexus 6 On Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop LYZ28E

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LYZ28E Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware update recently arrived for T-Mobile Nexus 6 and many of you most likely updated your device by flashing official factory image or via OTA. Those who yet to receive an OTA update can follow our manual installation guide Android 5.1.1 Lollipop LYZ28E on T-Mobile Nexus 6. After flashing or updating to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop LYZ28E factory image, the next thing you probably looking for an easy way to root T-Mobile Nexus 6 on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop build LYZ28E. You can easily root your T-Mobile Nexus 6 running on LYZ28E Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware using below guide.There are various benefits of rooting Android devices including ability to access system files, can over clock or under clock with the help of kernel or app and many more.

To root T-Mobile Nexus 6 running on latest official firmware, we will use Wug’s Nexus Root Toolkit v2.0.5. With this tool root is oneclick away from T-Mobile Nexus 6 on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop LYZ28E. You can also install custom recovery (CWM recovery or TWRP Recovery) using same tool and if you wish you can also unroot T-Mobile Nexus 6 on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. When you click on Root button on Wug’s Nexus Root Toolkit, it basically perform following task:

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  1. Unlock the bootloader
  2. Boot/flash into an alternate recovery
  3. Use that recovery to flash a Superuser recovery zip

 

Pre Requisites:

1. It’s advisable to backup your data prior flashing. I recommend app Helium for this purpose, however you can use any other preferred backup app. [General Guide]

2. Make sure your device have enough battery power (at least 50% battery power) to avoid any accidental brick. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.

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3. You must have USB Driver Installed for T-Mobile Nexus 6 in your PC. If you manage to access your phone data after connecting to your computer then you already have USB driver installed. [Download Driver Manually]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise it’s won’t be possible to transfer file between PC and T-Mobile Nexus 6. By default its enabled, so you don’t have to worry. [General Guide]

5. Download Wug’s Nexus Root Toolkit v2.0.5.

Steps To Root T-Mobile Nexus 6 On Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop LYZ28E

Step 1: Connect your T-Mobile Nexus 6 To Computer. Wait few seconds to allow your computer to recognize it.

Step 2: Now open Wug’s Nexus Root Toolkit v2.0.5. Wait few seconds to allow toolkit recognize your device then click on big Root button to start the process. You may require to follow onscreen instruction.

That’s it! Your T-Mobile Nexus 6 that’s running on latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop LYZ28E is now rooted. You can use the same tool to install custom recovery or you can visit this page: Best Apps For Rooted Android Devices (Android Phones & Tablets).

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