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Hi. I am new to android and trying to root my Google Nexus S which has a broken power button, so can't use the normal methods.
I have searched but cannot find a way of unlock and or rooting without the power button.

My question is that is it possible to root without the power button working? Can it be done through some terminal commands? I have tried the one click root for Nexus S and that did not work either.

Please help.

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Hi. I am new to android and trying to root my Google Nexus S which has a broken power button, so can't use the normal methods.
I have searched but cannot find a way of unlock and or rooting without the power button.

My question is that is it possible to root without the power button working? Can it be done through some terminal commands? I have tried the one click root for Nexus S and that did not work either.

Please help.

Thanks in advance.
Depends on what Android version you are running. If it's Gingerbread, yes. Otherwise, no.
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Device: Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747M
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Bootloader: I747MVLDMF1
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Older device: Nexus S i9020A


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Depends on what Android version you are running. If it's Gingerbread, yes. Otherwise, no.
it says Android version 4.1.2, baseband version i9020xxki1, kernel version 3.031-g5894150

When I used the one click script and it went into fast boot mode, I am sure it said bootloader unlocked or something similar in red.

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it says Android version 4.1.2, baseband version i9020xxki1, kernel version 3.031-g5894150

When I used the one click script and it went into fast boot mode, I am sure it said bootloader unlocked or something similar in red.

Thanks.
One click can't do nothing if you're not able to press power when you need to unlock fastboot.

You're pretty much SOL.
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My current configuration:
 

Device: Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747M
ROM: cm-11-20140731-NIGHTLY-d2lte
Kernel: Harkness
Baseband: I747MVLDMF1
Bootloader: I747MVLDMF1
Governor: Interactive


Older device: Nexus S i9020A


Currently racking my brain trying to fix broken routes in Tata Communications fiber. Yay.
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I have the same issue -_-.... :banghead:
 
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I have the same issue -_-.... :banghead:
I am in the exact same situation! Trying to root without a power button.

I'm not at the banghead stage yet, but I'm trying to look for a power button replacement.

Can anyone share with me where you bought your power button for the Nexus S from?

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