With the Nexus 6 offered to a handful of users, prominent developer Chainfire has released his renowned CF-Auto-Root script for the device allowing also the most newbie of users to root Android 5.0 Lollipop in no time at all whatsoever.

It wouldn’t be the initial time that an Android device has been originated, having watched many ones in the past. The Nexus tag makes things also easier, with a stroll in the park bootloader unlock method as well as some boringly simple root approaches. Well, here’s one for your most recent Nexus 6.

Root Nexus 6 main

Keep in mind: This root approach will also open your Nexus 6′′ s bootloader if it is locked, and you will certainly lose all information, so make certain to support everything up. You risk losing your guarantee too.


  • Download the CF-Auto-Root zip file for the Nexus 6 from here.
  • A USB cable to plug your Nexus 6 to the PC or Mac.
  • Completely back up your Nexus 6.


Step 1: Download the CF-Auto-Root zip file and extract the contents to a folder. We prefer placing these files on the desktop for easier access.

Step 2: Power off your Nexus 6, and boot the device into bootloader mode. To do so, hold down theVolume Down button and the Power button.

Step 3: Once you see the “Restart bootloader” message on the phone, let go of the keys and tap “Restart bootloader” to enter bootloader mode.

Step 4: Plug in the Nexus 6 to the PC or Mac and navigate to the location of the extracted contents.

Step 5: Now we need to run the automated root script.

For Windows:

Simply run the “root-windows. bat” file.

For Mac:

Open Terminal, browse to the area of the drawn out contents using Incurable and also enter the following command on your Mac and also Linux computer respectively:

./ root-mac. sh

For Linux:

./ root-linux. sh

Step 6: You will be prompted on the computer to unlock the bootloader if it’s still locked, so go ahead and hit the Enter / Return key even if you’re unlocked.

Allow the script run, and in a couple of secs you should see it running on your Nexus 6 informing you that the device is being originated. As soon as the manuscript has actually done its component, your Nexus 6 must reboot automatically. The originating procedure must only take a couple of minutes at a lot of.

Now we have to confirm that your device has actually been rooted. Merely examine your application drawer for an application called SuperSU, which will certainly confirm whether the manuscript has actually rooted your device or not.

Here’s a short video clip of just how easy it in fact is to root the Nexus 6 with CF-Auto-Root:

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