In this guide check out how to Root Nexus 10 after updating to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat KOT49H firmware.

You might have updated your Nexus 10 tablet with the latest Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware update bringing the KOT49H build number on your device. This update is available to all the Nexus devices and in this guide we will not show you how to update your device but instructions on how to root Nexus 10 after updating to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware.Nexus 10 Android Kitkat

Root Nexus 10 on Android 4.4.2

Follow the instructions mentioned here carefully -

  • Download Android SDK & install it along with the USB drivers
  • Enable USB debugging on your Nexus 10 tablet.
  • Download Fastboot
  • Extract the fastboot in android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory. Create one if there isn’t any.
  • Download SuperSU v1.80 (
  • Copy the SuperSU to your SD card.
  • Backup of your Nexus 10 is required. Take that if you haven’t.
  • Switch off your Nexus 10 tablet so that we can boot it in Fastboot mode.
  • Download recovery-clockwork-touch- and paste that in android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory.
  • Assuming that the device is complete turned off press Volume Down + Power button to boot your device in Bootloader mode.
  • Navigate to android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory.
  • Open Command Prompt on your PC.
    Now type the following - fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-touch-
  • Once that is done. Choose Recovery from Fastboot menu and then confirm Recovery Mode.
  • Select “flash zip from SD card” and then “choose zip from sdcard”.
  • Navigate and select the file.
  • Hit “+++++Go Back+++++” and “reboot system now”.

That’s it! Your Nexus 10 is now rooted.