Rooting, the act of enabling those who own Android-powered device to obtain privileged control (better known as “root access”) within Android’s subsystem, so that one can change or even replace system applications and settings for a more customized user experience, has now arrived at the Sony Tablet S‘ doorstep. Rooting is also considered by many as the synonym to jailbreaking on the iOS platform, and it seems that Dan Rosenberg has managed to successfully root Sony’s precious tablet. The process of discovering the method could prove to be rather technical, so this is not a leisurely read even if you hit the link. Basically, you ought to make a backup of your Tablet S’ data before you actually begin the rooting process, and be forewarned there is always a risk of your device ending up as an expensive brick instead. In order to root the Tablet S, you will need ADB access from your computer and this Windows-only file. Anyone given it a go already, and how did you find your experience? Nerve-wrecking?
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