Google Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode

Google Nexus 7 is the first Android tablet from Google. Just like other Google Nexus devices, Nexus 7 is considered a developer tablet. Therefore, we can mod it easily with rooting, custom recovery and ROM. What is Google Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode? Fastboot is protocol used to update the flash file system in Android devices from a host over USB. And we can unlock / lock Nexus 7 bootloader, root Nexus 7, flash recovery, boot image and system image in Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode.

Google Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode

How to load Google Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode?

  1. Turn off Nexus 7.
  2. Press and hold down Volume Up + Volume Down buttons. Then power on Nexus 7.
  3. Release all buttons when you see Google Logo.
  4. Google Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode will be loaded then.
  5. That’s all.


  1. i rooted the nexus 7 (old one) n i wanted to unrooted but it is stuck on that screen(fastboot mode) i looked up videos but the files that i downloaded are not folders with the proper files i need help really bad… thanks

  2. Hi Jayce. I have N7 LTE was upgraded to 4.4 and I like to go back to 4.3 I downloaded the image from Google dev site, but have no Idea how to restore to the previous version. Thanks


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