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[Q] A guide on Rooting

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Default [Q] A guide on Rooting

I had my Htc One M8 imported from Hong Kong and I was wondering whether or not the process of rooting it would be the same as the international version. Because it has different hardware, I fear that rooting my phone as if it were an international model would brick it. Question(s): How do I root my phone? Is it any different from rooting an M8 clocked at 2.3 ghz? Is my model "rootable"?
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unlock the bootloader at htcdev.com
Boot custom recovery: fastboot boot recoveryfilename.img
make nandroid backup (optional but good practice)
Flash su or supersu or whatever.
My Phone: Telus HTC One M8: 3.16 HBOOT S-OFF

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