How to Root Nexus S [Guide]



A while ago, we had posted on how you can unlock the bootloader of your Nexus S phone. It was only a matter of time that a method to root the phone was made available. Here’s how you can do so via XDA:

First, reboot into your bootloader/fastboot mode. (Volume + Power Up, or adb reboot bootloader)

fastboot oem unlock

Then, install this recovery:
https://koush.tandtgaming.com/recover…rk-herring.img


fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-herring.img

Then boot into Clockwork recovery and install the Superuser zip file (adb reboot recovery, or from fastboot choose recovery):
To install a rooted/insecure boot image (adb has root):
https://koush.tandtgaming.com//samsun…g/rootboot.img

fastboot flash boot rootboot.img

How to root Nexus S

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