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Google Pixel Already Rooted By Chainfire, A Possible Root Coming?

Update Date: Nov 04, 2016 07:20 AM EDT

Pixel and Pixel XL by Google are one of the better smartphones to come out this year. Ever since Google announced the Nougat 7.0, it always had the plans to use the update in a phone of its own. Fast forward some months and we've got the Pixel and Pixel XL with dominating specs and promises to receive software and security updates faster than ever before.

The device comes in an awkwardly right time as well. People who were forced to send back their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 have opted for the similarly powerful Pixel XL. Although the Pixel has released recently, nobody would have managed to root the phone, or so it seemed.

Chainfire has already rooted the phone, however it isn't coming to the hands of the public as of yet. Chainfire is always quick to release the root version and the instructions to the public, and this time it is no different as well.

Chainfire has managed to root the phone with a heavily modified system, and Chainfire is working hard to make the rooting stable without these requirements. Chainfire's photograph that was posted on his Twitter account can be seen here.

Earlier, people believed that the Pixel and the Pixel XL devices had locked bootloaders, and without stressing the software much, users couldn't root it. However it can be seen that the opposite is quite true. The phone doesn't come with locked bootloaders just like the Nexus series.

Chainfire did a commendable job is rooting the device, and users who want that little bit power and usability out of their phones can now do so.

Rooting your phone has multiple advantages. It enables you to install incompatible software, remove ads from apps, increase the phone's battery life and delete company preinstalled bloatware. It is for the obvious advantages rooting have, that millions of people worldwide root their phones to improve their usage experience.

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