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Followings are instructions for OSX or any *nix platform.
Android SDK is nice to have but not needed.
You can download the Android SDK here
I take no responsibility for what you do to your phone or your computer.
Step 1. Download the file from above post and unzip the file to your desktop.
Step 2. Open Terminal.
Step 3. Go to the folder that you zipped.
step 3. Load into fastboot on your phone.
<option 1> first power off, then power on while holding down the trackball.
<option 2>You can also hold down volume down while powering on and then select fastboot and press power.
step 4. Make sure fastboot can connect to your device.
if you can see the serial number of the phone with fastboot next to it, you are good. If not, repeat step 3.
step 5. Enter the following in your terminal screen
./fastboot-mac oem unlock
(if you are on a mac)
./fastboot-linux oem unlock
(if you are on a linux based machine)
step 6. If you do not want to void warranty or if you have not save your settings and contact etc, do not press yes. Save those first.
Follow instructions on screen. (use the volume up/down to switch and power to select).
Phone will reboot with unlock icon on the bottom of the X logo. Kiss your original setup goodby.
step 7. Enter the follow command:
./fastboot-mac flash boot nexusone.superboot.1.1.img
./fastboot-linux flash boot nexusone.superboot.1.1.img
step 8. Reboot phone by pressing volume down and pressing power. You are done!
If it's stuck, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway
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