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By arknailed7754, Senior Member on 13th April 2012, 12:15 PM
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Hi trying to get my head around rooting the s..I'm not new..had my desire rooted and my desire hd and flashed various roms and mods countless times..anyone simplify the steps for me..

Call it a serious dummies guide

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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1583427

Have you followed this guide ? I did last night as soon as i got my phone, After unlocking the bootloader its relatively simple.

You just have to flash the .zip file
13th April 2012, 12:46 PM |#3  
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I'll try it tonight. Thanks. I did see the thread just was scepital trying it

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Its easy Unlocking bootloader isa little tricky, But if you follow the instructions and dont skip anything you will be fine...

When you see the diagrams on HTCDev. It looks way more complex than it actually is
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Hi mate...got a weird issue. I hold volume down then power etc but it won't load into bootloader..flashes 5 times then eventually boots up? I tried taking fingers off during the buttons but nothing lol

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Make sure under settings > power, That you have fastboot UNchecked.

Then power off and leave it for about 10 seconds, Then try.. I had this issue last night
13th April 2012, 03:35 PM |#7  
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Legend. Thanks mate

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Very weird she won't do it..she flashes like it trys to come on...
It's Vodafone HTC one s..I know they add things but doubt they could stop that

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As it's Vodafone, do you have a network unlocked device?

If not then you can't use HTCDev.com and must wait for the general s-off tool.
Alternatively you can try to network unlock your device, through Vodafone or third party.
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Mines also Vodafone branded. worked for me. HTCDev doesnt give S-OFF it just unlocks bootloader to allow files to be written.

The NAND is still write protected until such tool can combat this. Fastboot is definitely unchecked right ? sometimes on my phone it comes back on without
me re-enabling it

EDIT: I have to hold the Volume down + power for about 10-15 seconds for bootloader to come up
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