How To Root and Install CWM Recovery In Nvidia Shield Tablet

Find out How To Root and Install CWM Recovery with TowelRoot and Flashify application without computer (PC), easy method and step by step instructions. In this method you don’t need any computer to root your device. The TowelRoot application is developed by Geohot (Recognized Developer On XDA Forum) all credit goes to him. The application is very easy to use and make rooting very easy. You’ll not lose any data in your device with this method (But we still recommend you to make a backup of all your important data).





Below are some warning statements that you must be knowing before preparing to Root or Install Custom Rom in your  Android Smartphone:

  • Rooting/Installing Custom ROM is not an authorized process hence you’ll be losing all your warranty benefits over your device after Rooting/Installing it.
  • There are certain risks of damaging your Android Smartphone while Rooting/Installing Custom ROM in it. Hence, it is recommended that you proceed at your own risk and we are not to be held responsible even if your Smartphone gets damaged during or after completing the Rooting/Custom ROM installation process.
  • You might not receive any future official software or firmware updates after rooting andinstalling Custom ROM in your device.

Before You Begin:

  1. This method works for Nvidia Shield Tablet Only. Don’t try on other devices.
  2. Make sure that Unknown sources are enable in your device. If not go to Settings > Security > Device Administration > Unknown Source  (tick to enable it) .
  3. Your device must be charged 50% minimum.
  4. We recommend you to make a backup of your data.

Download Required File:

How To Root Your Device:

  • Download and Install TowelRoot application (tr.apk) in your Nvidia Shield Tablet.
  • After installation, You’ll find TowelRoot application in your App Drawer.



  • Now tap on TowelRoot application to launch it in your Nvidia Shield Tablet.




  • Once the TowelRoot application opened in your device, you’ll see the following screen in your tablet.




  • You’ll see a option named “make it ra1n” in TowelRoot application, Tap on it to root your tablet.



  • After rooting process you’ll see the following successful message in your device.




  • Go back to App Drawer and you’ll find a new app named SuperSU in your Nvidia Shield Tablet like the one below. If SuperSU app don’t show install it from Google Playstore.



That’s it!! Your Nvidia Shield Tablet successfully  rooted now without any computer with TowelRoot application.

How To Flash CWM Recovery In Nvidia Shield Tablet:

  • Download the unofficial CWM for your device: cwm-recovery-nvidia-shield-tab.img
  • Copy this img file in your device or download directly in your device.
  • Download Flashify app from Google Playstore (Click Here for direct link).
  • Now install Flashify app and launch it in your device.
  • Select CWM img file in app and flash it.

That’s it!!

This Screenshots are not from Nividia Tablet but both are same

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