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Okay now that we’ve covered our butts, Rooting your Android smartphone can open the door to many possibilities you otherwise wouldn’t be able to experience as a regular smartphone. If you feel that Rooting the smartphone is for you then keep reading.
If you have yourself an HTC One S On Android 4.0.3 then you’ll be happy to know you can Root it, here is your tutorial to follow:
Step 1: Download the Superboot .zip file and extract the files therein [Download link]
Step 2: Make sure your device is in bootloader mode by turning off the phone first, and powering with the ‘volume down‘ button pressed.
Step 3: Extract the contents of the ‘r3-ville-superboot.zip‘ downloaded in Step 1, and save the folder in a easy to find location.
Step 4: Connect your device to your computer via US
(Mac users, skip Step 5, Linux users, skip Step 5 & 6).
Step 5: Locate the folder containing the extracted files. Double click on the ‘install-superboot-windows.bat‘ file.
Step 6: Run the Terminal app on your Mac, making sure that it points to the directory that containing the extracted files. Then, type in the following command:
chmod +x install-superboot-mac.sh ./install-superboot-mac.sh
Step 7: Run the Terminal application on your Linux-powered computer, and again, ensure it is it pointing to the directory containing the extracted files. Type in the following command:
chmod +x install-superboot-linux.sh ./install-superboot-linux.sh
There you go, if you’ve followed it and understood it you should have yourself a rooted HTC One SStay tuned with us for more breaking news. You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and check out our RSS for quick reference.