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Sony Tablet S and P All-in-One Tool Grants Root and More
The rooting process of the Sony Tablet S has been done and redone several times. Usually it’s to keep it up to date, but every new iteration of the root method has made it just a little easier for Tablet S owners to get their root on and the newest root method is no exception. XDA Senior Member condi, who brought users the last root method, has done it again with an all-in-one root tool that not only gives one click root access, but also includes a number of other fun and cool features. Many of them are user tools to help make processes easier, but there are also a few dev tools included to help developers out.
The main menu consists of over a dozen entries, from the standard rooting and unrooting to some really cool features like a one click region changer tool and a tool that will add root and init.d capability to an unsigned ROM. The best part? The tool even appears to be compatible with the Sony Tablet P as well, although it’s recommended to tread carefully as testing is still going on for the Tablet P. As if this weren’t enough, the developer is working to add new features and is taking suggestions from his audience.
For additional information, download links, full instructions on use, and what each menu item will do, check out the development thread. Feel free to leave suggestions of what you’d like to see in the application.
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