android-l-rootedHmmm, this certainly did not take too long at all – apparently, the Android L Developer Preview has just been announced a couple of days back, before it was released to developers yesterday, only to have it rooted already. Google has already posted factory images for the LG Nexus 5 smartphone as well as the Asus-manufactured Nexus 7 (2013) tablet. Whether you own the Nexus 5 or Nexus 7, having the Android L Developer Preview loaded onto your device, and if you would like to root it, then check out the instructions after the jump.

Android developer Chainfire who is pretty well known, claims that there are only a few extremely easy changes that need to be made to his SuperSU flashable zip so that it will play nice with Android L. After the necessary changes were made by the Android Soul team, it has been verified that the spanking new SuperSU zip will work great on the most recent version of the OS. Prior to installing SuperSU, one will first need to be in possession of a custom recovery though. Anyone willing to give it a shot? If you have already done so, perhaps you might want to share your experience in the event there are some potential pitfalls to look out for.

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