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How to Root Nexus S on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean


Google has just released the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for the Nexus S and those of you have upgraded their Nexus S with Jelly Bean update and now looking for root, we got a good news for them, a root method is now available to root the Nexus S on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean.

Do note that the root method is just for GSM Nexus S model number I9023, I9020T and the I9020A, you can check your smartphone detail from Setting>About Phone. Take a look on below guide to root your Nexus S on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update but first make sure ClockworkMod Recovery is installed on your Nexus S,  also create a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.

DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.

Instructions

Step #1: Download the Root Package from XDA and transfer it to SD card of your Nexus S.

Step #2: Turn the device off and put into CWM recovery mode, to do so simply reboot the phone by holding down Volume Down and the Power buttons, first the device will enter in fastboot mode, there use volume keys to navigate and power button to select, and select RECOVERY option.

Step #3: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.

Step #4: Once the installation is done, you need to reboot your device, to do so select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”

That’s it, you have now rooted Nexus S running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, you can comment below for queries.

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