Guide to Unlock Samsung Galaxy Nexus Bootloader

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  1. Jessica says:

    6. The device should now reboot into bootloader. A screen titled ‘Unlock Bootloader’ will appear on your phone. Select ‘Yes’ to unlock (use volume keys to navigate and power key to make your selection.)

    Im stuck there ! :(.

    I did the step 5, but it didnt reboot into bootloader o-o
    What should i do?

  2. Jessica says:

    I reboot it and says “Lock Status: UNLOCKED”

    But i dont have that thing that says “FASTBOOT STATUS: DOWNLOAD 128378123”

    I mean, plus, my phone didnt got a factory reset o_o

    What should i do ?

  3. hamidhst says:

    Is there an option to close the bootloader after opening it?

  4. Shaaz says:

    DONE!!!! THANKS MAYUR!!!!

    This guide is BRILLIANT!!!!!

  5. ten says:

    i’m now on jb! thanks a bunch! u made it so easy!

  6. Ally says:

    THANKS ALOT FOR YOUR SUPPORT. I HAVE CHANGED TO GOOGLE SERVERS DIRECTLY FOR UPDATES….I HOPE THIS WAY I WILL GET ALL FIRST AND FAST UPDATES WITHOUT WAITING FOR SAMSUNG TO RELEASE UPDATE FOR MY GALAXY NEXUS(I9250).

    THANKS AGAIN.

  7. Ron says:

    Woo Hooo! So long Samsung Servers!!!!

  8. riyad says:

    i’m using Galaxy Nexus Root Toolkit 1.6.2 but when i press unlock it get stuck in fastboot menu and shows fastboot device not found. what to tdo? i’ve already installed ADB and fastboot drivers. When it goes into fastboot menu it searches for Android 1.0 driver. Please help.

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