Originally Posted by G-STAR01
Alright so I got a HTC Wildfire S (a510e) and I want to unlock the bootloader and root it.
Some more info:
(stock & locked)
So just to clarify, I should look for OTA updates & apply any.
Then I should unlock bootloader via HTCdev.
Then I should follow: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1195275
I would also like to know if that tutorial is still applicable, I ask because it is fairly old.
Could some one also explain what S-off and S-on is?
And which I should have after rooting?
S-ON or security flag on is a way HTC prevents unauthorised flashing(custom recovery, roms etc), Since you have S-OFF you don't need to worry about that, You will have to unlock the bootloader via HTCDev since this implementation blocks "fastboot",which is used to flash a custom recovery
Here's what you have to do
- Unlock the bootloader via HTCdev.com
- Get a custom recovery, I'd recommend the TWRP recovery found on teamw.in(the recovery will be in the form of an .img file)
- Boot to the bootloader, select Fastboot using the vol keys and press the power button
- Now type "fastboot flash recovery 'name of the recovery image.img'
Now you can flash roms or root it
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HTC Wildfire S
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