Unlocking the bootloader right out of the box is a good idea. Unlocking the bootloader completely wipes all your data in the phone. You will take some time to unlock your Nexus 10 device before setting it up. Few tools are needed which are freely available and easy to use.
- Fastboot binary is needed for your computer operating system with Windows, Mac and Linux supported. Fastboot binary is a small program which communicates between your computer and your tablet when it is booted to Fastboot mode. If you need some help setting your device up then visit the Galaxy Nexus hacking forums.
- Use properly set up fastboot driver for Windows. These drivers will be available through the Android SDK when it’s updated. Mac and Linux users will not need any drivers.
- You are going to need the cable that came with your Nexus 10.
- You need to be able to enter commands into a terminal or command line.