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How to S-Off and Root the HTC Desire S, Sensation, Wildfire, Evo, Flyer HD – A step-by-step tutorial

Hi folks! I’m back with my repaired HTC Desire S and I’ll be showing you how to get root access to the phone by making it “S-Off”. This should work on the following phones and devices: HTC Desire, HTC Desire S, HTC Wildfire, HTC Aria, HTC Incredible S, HTC Droid Incredible 2, HTC Thunderbolt, HTC Evo 4G, HTC View, HTV Flyer, HTC Sensation, HTC Evo 3D and the myTouch 4G What you will need: 1 HTC Desire S (It does work on the Desire too and others mentioned) 1 USB cable 1 PC 1 lemon What does S-Off mean? If your phone is S-Off it means you have access and can write to the NAND memory of the phone. This allows you to do things that you wouldn’t normally be able to do — such as rooting your phone and installing custom ROMs (firmware). Step 1: Go to and download the Windows package (or Linux if you are on a Linux box). Unzip it to somewhere you can easily find (such as your Desktop). Step 2 Uninstall HTC Sync if you have it installed on your computer. This is just so that it doesn’t interfere with the S-Off process. Go to your Control Panel and then find Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Uninstall a Program/Programs & Features (Windows Vista/7) and find HTC Sync in the list of installed programs on your computer. Click to remove/uninstall the application. Step 3: Turn off “Fast boot” on your HTC Desire S. This has to be disabled so you can boot into the recovery mode properly. Go to Settings on your phone and then Power. Now un-tick the Fast boot box to

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25 Responses

  1. XxNightglowxX

    Could I root my phone without reseting my data files? Or do I have to? wipe it first.

  2. locator566

    THANK YOU! I finally rooted my wildfire thanks to your awesome video 😀 Thanks a? lot!

  3. belmin1234

    hi i turned my? s-off and when i woke up this morning my phone will not turn on plzzzz help

  4. soaunknown

    Exactly I have a HTC Desire S? and it has a completely different HBOOT version. HELP PLEASE?

  5. admvisserd

    THANKS? 😀 my phone did not die 😀 no i gone install a rom

  6. ciberation

    i got Hboot 2.00.002, wich the revolutionary tool said it is not supported at this time,
    could you perhaps give me an option to make sure it? is supported by the correct HTC sync or whatever HTC sync i should’ve downloaded?? cheeryo

  7. TheKakiGamez

    any one, Help? me pls..

  8. TheKakiGamez

    my htc incredible s
    HBOOT 2.01.0001.
    can root? Help me pls…. ?

  9. XSnipezzX1

    the driver? thing wont install

  10. PlayLoud1000

    can yo? do this with desire s running 2.3.5?

  11. Zain Ali

    Hey I Want To Root My? HTC Explorer 2.3.5 HBOOT 1.02.0000 Please Help 🙁

  12. oliver24x

    and? s-off

  13. oliver24x

    how can i root htc wildfire s?

  14. synco1985

    I have a htc desire s,and i’ve rooted it before and for waranty reasons i had to install an oficial firmware and it has been unrooted just? s-off and now can’t root it again,any advice?

  15. Rockstar4baby

    I have an HTC Sensation With HBoot 1.27.0000 i am having a problem rooting my phone. Im also? working off of Mac no pc is there anyone who can help me ?

  16. acrez123

    now? HBOOT 2.00.0002 is no supported HOW ROOT???HELP!!!

  17. ljuben69

    i tried to do that to my Flyer but? it says that it cant support my device HEEEEELLLLLPPPPP

  18. MrShortblack2692

    Can you do the same on the HTC? Incredible S. HBOOT-2.0.0000?

  19. ljuben69

    can you? do the same to the HTC Flyer

  20. MrSpringKid

    Thank you so so much, I’ve tried so many different ways to root my HTC Wildfire, and this is the? only one that’s worked 🙂

  21. 2304ninja

    I have the HTC sensation but the t-mobile version does it have to be specifically like? the one.u have on the video?

  22. QumcH

    It was a big pleasure to help? you, thanks 😉

  23. JackeeBoyy

    oh yh, sorry thanks. just rooted it. i bloody? love you !! you just earned a sub and a like my friend. 🙂

  24. QumcH

    The form to get beta key will appear, when you click? on Download Link.

  25. JackeeBoyy

    Sorry I didn’t say Thanks so early.? !! Been busy. I’m just doing it now as I’ve seen your comment. On the revolutionary website there is no beta key tool. ?!! Has it been removed for some reason. ?! Thanks