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[Guide] Root Official ICS ROM HBoot 1.27.000 Easely without S-Off

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3rd May 2012, 03:57 AM   |  #1  
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Good day my dear friends,

Boring Intro------
Yesterday I was trying to root my wife's HTC Sensation which I upgraded to Official Middle East ICS 4.0.3 hboot 1.27.000 and I found this way by pure luck-----


I installed CMW and did the rooting while the device is S-ON

I'm not sure if this is a new method or was done before but I thought I'd share it to return some of your favors in this great forum.

I need to thank Mr.hasoon2000 because we will use his tol from the HTC One X forum.

Requirements:
1. Download the HTC One X All-In-One Toolkit V1.0 from this link, Thanks Mr.hasoon2000 I hope you don't mind me using your tool here.
2. Download the latest CMW recovery , choose the latest for Pyramid (The Sensation) in *.img. Here is the CMW 5.8.0.9 link.
3. Download SuperSU 0.88.zip, thanks Mr.Chainfire or from this link [23.04.2012] SuperSU v0.88.

Step By Step Method:
1. Copy the SupperSU.zip file to your SD root.
2. Extract the HTC One X All-In-One Toolkit V1.0 to the Disktop.
3. Connect your Mobile and make sure you're in the charging mood and your check USB development or debugging option.
4. Run the One X.exe application.
5. Install the HTC drivers.
****If you unlocked your Sensation's bootloader from HTCdev.com then skip step 6 ****
6. Register in HTCdev.com website, choose Unlock Bootloader, choose your device and follow the instructions. ~This May Void your Warranty~
7. Rename the CWM recovery to CWM5827, then copy it to HTC One X All-In-One Toolkit folder/Data folder/recoveries and replace the one inside.
8. Flush the CWM recovery using the toolkit, horray you installed CWM.
9. From Commands choose Boot into recovery and from CWM flush the SuperSU.zip.
10. Congratulations, You're Now ROOTED .


Note: Sorry for My Bad English.
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3rd May 2012, 12:35 PM   |  #2  
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I would like to confirm the information above. Just rooted an unlocked EU version of Sensation XE running the 4.0.3 and hboot 1.27.000. Everything worked as supposed.
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3rd May 2012, 12:42 PM   |  #3  
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This is how u do it on every Hboot. OLD news
And u dont have to use that ONE X tool.


Just HTCDEV unlock your phone (this whill void your waranty)
Download CWR in PG58IMG.zip
Extract the recovery.img from PG58IMG.zip

open command propt and do a "fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Reboot your phone in recovery and flash SU
Done your root
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4th May 2012, 01:55 AM   |  #4  
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I would thank all of you for your thanks and replays

I want to remind you that I said that I'm not sure if this was old news or new, but I can see that people are benefiting from this method.

One X toolkit is to maake everything easier. Every command is one click away.:thumbup:

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5th May 2012, 06:33 PM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSnakeX

6. Register in HTCdev.com website, choose Unlock Bootloader, choose your device and follow the instructions.

just a question:choosing unlock bootloader from htc dev,I lost my warranty?Thanks
5th May 2012, 07:08 PM   |  #6  
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Not entirely. The HTC's disclaimer is interpretable. At least this is my take on that: if unlocking the bootloader you mess up your phone by overclocking it, they will make you pay for any repair. But if - let say- some buttons begin to malfunction they will repair under warranty because that would be manufacturing flaw. This will change of course ASAP someone will come with some straightforward noobproof method to undo the unlocking ;o)
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My device just verified that my sensation has been rooted. Thank you, it's working on hboot 1.27.000

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6th May 2012, 04:17 AM   |  #8  
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Now ICS with S-On it only way for S-OFF and Root must be first is unlocked boot loader by office HTC_Dev so you may lost your warranty. Is it correct ?
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Unlocking the bootloader might void your warranty.
Yet, I bricked my sensation long time ago, it was rooted and S-off. And when I took it to HTC care they replaced the motherboard on the warranty, which means that if they discover that it was unlocked (soft brick) they will not repair it otherwise they will.
If for example there was some other problem in your phone, and you still can log into your bootloader, then I think using the same method from HTCdev, you can relock your bootloader and reflush the RUU package.

For now we can root RUU ICS roms while S-ON using this method. To make it S-Off you need to see this thread [S-OFF] Juopunutbear S-OFF by Mr.globatron
7th May 2012, 12:27 AM   |  #10  
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