How to root NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet

NVIDIA is touting SHIELD Tablet as the ultimate gaming tablet. NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet packs some serious horsepower under the hood. This tablet is powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1 processors clocked at 2.2 GHz, which has 192 core Kepler GPU. There is also 2 GB RAM to satisfy multitasking needs. It has 8 inch display with 1920×1200 pixels resolution. NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet features two 5 MP cameras, one in front and another in the rear side. There is front facing stereo speakers with dual bass reflex port for superb surround sound. This tablet comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system with exclusive NVIDIA gaming apps. NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet comes with 16 GB on board storage, which can be increased with MicroSD card.

root Nvidia SHIELD Tablet



It is possible to root NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet without using a computer. All you need to do is to install TowelRoot on your tablet and root it. The process is quite easy and takes just a few minutes to complete. Please follow the guide carefully to root NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet.


  1. Make sure that the tablet has adequate charge (40-50% minimum) so that it doesn’t turn off in between the process.
  2. Back up all your important files.
  3. Make sure the tablet model is NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet by going to “System settings>About device”

How to root NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet

  1. On the tablet navigate to Settings>Security and then select “Unknown Sources”. Now you will be able to install apps on tablets by sideloading.
  2. Now download TowelRoot one click rooting tool from this link.
  3. Install TowelRoot on the tablet and start the app.
  4. Now tap on “make it ra1n” and the tablet will be rooted.
  5. If the tablet is successfully rooted then it will not reboot.
  6. If the tablet reboots try rooting using this version of TowelRoot.
  7. Install SuperSU on the tablet.

This was the guide to root NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet. If the rooting process is successful you will gain Superuser permission to modify the tablet according to your preferences. To check whether the rooting is successful or not download Root Checker” app from Google Play Store and test it. 

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