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Root HTC One S On Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich

Posted on the 14 April 2012 by Skateroren @ProgramsAlive
 
Step 1: Download the Superboot .zip file and extract the files therein [Download link over at XDA, with link at the end of the post].
Step 2: Next, you’ll need to ensure your device is in bootloader mode by turning off the phone first, and then 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 recognized location
Step 4: Connect your device to your computer via USB cable.
(Mac users, skip to Step 6,Linux users, jump ahead to Step 7).
Step 5: Locate the folder containing the extracted files. Double click on the ‘install-superboot-windows.bat‘ file [WINDOWS ONLY].
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

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