How to Root Nexus One with Superboot

by on December 31, 2009
in Android, Tips and Tricks




nexus-one-logoJust read Paul’s tweet that, MoDaCo 3.1 ROM for HTC Hero will have a new optimization system which will be worth waiting for. Now I can’t wait to give it a try.

Coming back to the topic, the tutorial on how to root Nexus One using Superboot on Windows, Linux and Mac is there on the Modaco forums and I’m posting it for the readers here as well.

How to Root Nexus One with Superboot

Just follow the steps below to root your Nexus One running on Android 2.1 with Superboot 1.1 for Windows, Linux and Mac.

1. Download Superboot and extract it in your computer.

2. Put your Nexus One in the bootloader mode (how to).

3. Now depending on what OS you’re using, perform the next step as given below.

  • Windows: Double click ‘install-superboot-windows.bat’
  • Mac: Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type ‘chmod +x install-superboot-mac.sh’ followed by ‘./install-superboot-mac.sh’
  • Linux: Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type ‘chmod +x install-superboot-linux.sh’ followed by ‘./install-superboot-linux.sh’

4. That’s it! Your Nexus One should be rooted now!

[Via MoDaCo]

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