Nviadia Shield Tablet
Nvidia Shield tablet can be rooted using Towelroot.Nvidia

Nvidia has launched the new members in the Shield family, including Shield tablet and Shield wireless controller. Designed by Nvidia, the Shield tablet is the first and foremost high-performance tablet running the most advanced mobile processor, Tegra K1 paired with 192 GPU cores.

Sporting an 8in full HD display, front-facing speakers and an optional cover that can used to protect screen as well as a kick-stand, the Shield tablet is designed especially for gamers.

As the tablet is based on Android software, it is open to custom modification. Gamers can now achieve root access and install custom recovery shared by recognised XDA developer, Unjustified Dev. 

Interested gamers who wish to root their Shield tablet using Towelroot may follow the root method below.

IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held liable for any damage to the device.

Guide to root NVIDIA Shield Tablet 

Step-1: Download Towelroot apk file. Head over to official Towelroot site and click on the Lambda icon to download [Alternate link]

Step-2: Copy the downloaded file to your device

Step-3: Navigate to Settings>> Security on your device and enable Unknown sources option

Step-4: Install tr.apk file

Step-5: Open the app drawer of the device and tap make it ra1n button

Note: In case the Shield tablet does not reboot after the installation is completed, you may try the alternate Towelroot link in step-1

Step-6: When the tablet is rooted successfully, install Chainfire's SuperSU app

Steps to install CWM recovery on Nvidia Shield Tablet

Step-7: Dowload unofficial version of CWM recovery

Step-8: Copy this file to the tablet

Step-9: Download Flashify app from Play Store

Step-10: Open the Flashify and flash CWM recovery file

The Shield tablet should now be rooted successfully with the CWM recovery installed on t.

[Source: DroidViews]