These are instructions on how to root Google Nexus 7 2013 Mobile 3G running on android 6.0.1 using Chainfire Root Tool on Windows Computer.

Remember: Your Google Nexus 7 2013 Mobile 3G should have at-least 30-40 percent of battery to perform the rooting process.

If you are having Google Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi Variant then head over to this Page for correct root guidelines.

Root Google Nexus 7 2013 Mobile 3G on Android 6.0.1

  1. Download and install Google Nexus 7 USB driver on your computer. If Nexus 7 Tab USB drivers are already installed on your computer then skip this step.

    USB Logo

  2. Enable USB Debugging on your Nexus 7 Tab. To enable the USB debugging: Open Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging > Tap on the Checkbox to Enable it.

    (Developer Options are hidden for Android 4.2.2 and above. Go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number > Tap on it 5-8 times to display this option).

    Enable USB Debugging on Google Nexus 7

  3. Now, Power off your Nexus 7 Tab.

    Power Off Google Nexus 7

  4. Now, you have to enable Fastboot Mode on your Nexus 7 Tab while it is power-off. To enable FastBoot Mode: Press and Hold Volume Up, Volume Down and Power Button at same time until FastBoot Mode is enabled.

    Google Nexus 7 2013 Mobile 3G Fastboot Mode

    Google Nexus 7 Fast Boot Mode

  5. Connect your Nexus 7 Tab to the computer.

    Mobile USB Computer

  6. Download and extract AutoRoot Tool on your Windows Computer.

    Nexus 7 Root Files

  7. From the extracted file, Open root-windows.bat file.

    Google Nexus Root Files

  8. Once root-windows.bat is opened you will see the following window:

    Root Window for Google Nexus 7

  9. Press any key from the keyboard of your computer to begin the rooting process.
  10. Now you will be able to see Unlock Bootloader Screen on your Nexus 7 Tab. Select Yes using volume up/down button and power button to continue.

    Unlock Nexus 7 Bootloader

  11. Now, on the next screen you will be able to see the FastBoot Screen with Disabled Lock State (at button) which means you have successfully unlocked the bootloader of Nexus 7 Tab.

    Google Nexus 7 Bootloader Unlocked

  12. Now, your Nexus 7 tab will automatically show red android logo and rooting process will continue. Once Rooting process is completed your Nexus 7 tab will restart automatically.
  13. Your Nexus 7 Tab will take 2-3 minutes to restart. Once your Tab is restarted successfully, you will be able to see the welcome screen.
  14. Now your Nexus 7 is rooted successfully. To confirm, Open App Drawer (menu) and you will be able to see a new Application installed called SuperSU. If you find this app then it means your device is rooted.

    SuperSU installed on Google Nexus 7

    Optional: You an also verify the Root Status of your Google Nexus 7 Tab using Root Checker Application.


[*] No data loss process: Your Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with the above method.

[*] Warranty Void: Your Google Nexus 7 Tab Warranty will be void after following the above tutorial.

[*] Google Nexus Pixel Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device, then head over to Download Google Nexus Pixel Stock Firmware page.

[*] Google Nexus Pixel USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device, then head over to Download Google Nexus Pixel USB Driver page.

[*] Credits: The Google Nexus 7 2013 Mobile 3G Auto Root Tool was created by Chainfire, so full credits goes to him for the root tool.