How to Root Nexus S – Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Bootloader
So, with the arrival of Nexus S which powers the latest Android operating system Gingerbread 2.3, rooting of Nexus S is what we want now so as to start customizing the Nexus S as per our needs. So, let’s proceed for a procedure where in you can successfully root your Nexus S device very easily. It’s just couple of days when Nexus S was commercially made available for purchase from Best buy stores. The device can be rooted with super user permissions on it.
Procedure to root Nexus S mobile device:
- First of all you will need to go to fast boot mode / boot loader mode which can be entered by holding Volume up key and power button.
- Now, you will need to download recovery-clockwork-herring and need to transfer the same into the root of SD Card and need to boot into Clockwork recovery and then you will have to install the su-188.8.131.52-ef-signed file by downloading the same from here or it can also be downloaded from an all new Android Market place. This is it you have now successfully rooted your Nexus S mobile device.
So, just by following three simple steps you can easily root your Nexus S device.