Q. So I've just got my shiny new One S..... How do i unlock the bootloader ??
A. Congrats First step to unlocking bootloader is via HTCDev which can be found HERE You must make an account first and select your model (if model is not shown select 'All other supported models').. Instructions are on there
Q. Awesome. How do i use ADB ??
A. Check out THIS thread for in depth details with pics. (Credits to MLIGN for creating this)
Q. Ok so I know how to use ADB, I have unlocked Bootloader, How do i get CWM Recovery + Root ??
A. To get CWM + Root please look HERE (Credits to TORXX for creating this)
Q. Ok, Now I Have **TAMPERED** In Bootloader, Does this mean the world is going to end ?
A. No the world will not end, Not today anyway, **TAMPERED** is Normal when using custom software, Such as ROMs / Recovery, It will disappear when you revert to stock. Also, If you get SECURITY WARNING, This is also normal(ish) You will have to relock bootloader and run an RUU to restore equilibrium in the universe
Q. Help my phone is in a bootloop and I can't remove the battery
A. Ok calm down, Hold down the Power button for 10 - 15 seconds... This should force a reboot
Q. Thanks, You're Awesome. Now Where can I find a Custom ROM ??
A. I know, All custom ROMs are in the Development Section found HERE
We have no Kernel Source Code yet, So not everything is possible. Please be patient
Q. Oh if only there was such tool that could make this whole process much simpler.....?
A. Well my friend its your lucky day ! Check out this awesome tool HERE(Credits to HASOON2000 for making this)
Q. My phone is faulty... How can i get it back to stock before sending it for repair ??
The Android OS showsgreat potential in many areas. One of most interesting things that … more
20 Aug 2014
By Tomek Kondrat
XDA Developers was founded by developers, for developers. It is now a valuable resource for people who want to make the most of their mobile devices, from customizing the look and feel to adding new functionality. Are you a developer?