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HTC One S is a part of HTCs line up of smartphones that can have their bootloaders unlocked directly through HTC. To root or install a custom ROM you will have to unlock the bootloader first. Follow the steps below to unlock the bootloader and install a custom ROM

Credit goes to torxx at XDA for the following steps

Step 1: Unlock


  • Register at
  • Unlock your bootloader here
  • Choose your phone from the list

Step 2: Recovery

Step 3: Root

  • Now root your phone with SuperSU by Chainfire, thanks a lot!
  • Download SuperSU
  • Flash it with the Recovery:
  • Power off your device and then hold the VOL DOWN + Power to boot into the Bootloader
  • Navigate with VOL and Power to Recovery
  • Now flash the .zip:- install zip from sdcard
    – choose zip from sdcard
    – select the file and flash it
    – Reboot now