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[GUIDE] Root and Recovery for the Nexus S

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Default [GUIDE] Root and Recovery for the Nexus S

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

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Then, install this recovery:

http://koush.tandtgaming.com/recover...0.0-crespo.img

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fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-crespo.img
Then boot into Clockwork recovery and install the Superuser zip file (adb reboot recovery, or from fastboot choose recovery):

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=682828

To install a rooted/insecure boot image (adb has root, THIS IS OPTIONAL, THE ABOVE STEPS ALREADY GOT YOU ROOT):
http://koush.tandtgaming.com//samsun...g/rootboot.img

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Awesome, I guess that's the benefit of 'pure google' don't need any gimmicks to get root, and custom roms
 
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Verified, was able to root my friends with this method. Thank you.

I can't believe that its root process was really this simple, like the n1s.... I wonder if google is actually okay with us rooting our phones...
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