The Google Pixel Has Been Rooted

The Google Pixel Has Been Rooted

It was only a matter of time, really. Netherlands-based developer “Chainfire” posted the above photo yesterday showing the fruits of his labour: the Pixel, successfully rooted — after a bit of trial and error, of course. All the remains is to prepare the root for public consumption.

Here’s Chainfire’s tweets announcing his “victory” over the device (and what comes next).

The developer (unsurprisingly) doesn’t go into detail about his rooting efforts, but it’s sufficient to say it was a somewhat frustrating affair…

…until it wasn’t.

If you haven’t read our local review of the Pixel, you can check it out here.

[Twitter, via Phandroid]