Rooting Nexus S or Nexus S 4G is a need for you who is really curious about maximizing your smartphone. When your nexus S or Nexus S 4G only use ICS or Gingerbread or Jelly Bean, then a new version comes, you will be attracted to it and to have that thing. But the ICS itself has been created to be a good operating system that gives many facilities to the user. Moreover the jelly bean which is one step further than ICS also has a big improvement that spoil the user with the speedy process and responds. In filling our desire to root, we will need a tutorial of How to Root Nexus S and Nexus S 4G so you can change its operating system.
Nexus S is a smartpphone developed by Google and Samsung. It is the successor of nexus one. This phone is using gingerbread operating system and it is upgradeable up to Jelly Bean operating system. First step is turning off your Nexus S or Nexus S 4G, and then enter the fastboot mode by pressing and holding power button and volume down button together. When you are in fastboot mode, connect your phone with micro-USB cable. If you use linux or Mac, you don’t have to check the android drivers, but if you use windows, make sure that your Windows has installed “Android ADB Interface”. If the driver is already installed, then now it is your computer time for doing the tutorial of how to root nexus S and Nexus S 4G.
Now, it is time to download the NexusSRootICS.zip file and extract the zip file in the folder named nexussrootICS. Then open the command prompt and find the directory where you save the downloaded file by typing “CdnexussrootICS” for Windows and “cd/nexussrootICS” and next type again “fastboot oem unlock” for Windows, “./fastboot-mac oem lunlock” for Mac, and “./fastboot-linux oem unlock”, so your Nexus S/Nexus S 4G is unlocked. The next steps of how to root nexus S and Nexus S 4G are pressing the volume up button once and then the power button and when you have done it, the phone should reveal a message that said “Lock State – unlocked”.
This time, for the nexus S, you will back to the command prompt again and type “fastboot flash recovery twrp-crespo-2.0.0RC0.img” for windows, “./fastboot-mac flash recovery twrp-crespo-2.0.0RC0.img” for mac, and “./fastboot-linux flash recovery twrp-crespo-2.0.0RC0.img” for Linux. As for Nexus S 4G, the codes are “fastboot flash recovery twrp-crespo4g-2.0.0RC0.img” for windows, “./fastboot-mac flash recovery twrp-crespo4g-2.0.0RC0.img” for Mac, and “./fastboot-linux flash recovery twrp-crespo4g-2.0.0RC0.img” for Linux. How to root nexus S and nexus S 4G need a thorough attention to make it better.
After following all of the steps before, now you should have been able to choose “recovery” in the fastboot menu. Then you will choose “mount” then “mount USB Storage”. Copy the superuser.zip to your internal storage of Nexus S or Nexus S 4G. Then click unmount button and install superuser.zip by finding it in the storage. Then Click “flash now” after a few moments, choose the “reboot system”. Now it is the end of how to root nexus S and Nexus S 4G, now you get a rooted nexus S and nexus S 4G.