Rooting Nook simple touch
If anyone wants to root their Nook simple touch then they can refer this thread. Rooting Nook simple touch will allow you to use different reader apps available rather than just epubs and mobie/prc ebooks. So if you are interested in that and you don?t mind rooting your simple touch than just go follow below steps.
Pre-requisites before rooting Nook simple touch:
Once you are prepared with the Pre-requisites you will have to decide the software version that you might be willing to upgrade to before rooting your Nook. There are two versions 1.0.1 and 1.1, you can download 1.1from here. to make sure that your Nook Simple Touch is having 1.1 upgrade already installed or not you can go in to Check Settings>Device Info>?About Your Nook Simple Touch'. For installing the updated version you will have to connect your nook to your computer and place nook_1_1_update.zip file that you have downloaded in root folder of your Nook. After placing the file disconnect nook from computer and put it to sleep, upon waking it will install the update automatically. You can cross check it by checking ?About Your Nook Simple Touch? status.
After updating your nook you can start writing microSD card image for the rooting process, you can 1.0.0 or 1.0.1 version from here and 1.1 from here.
For writing microSD card image in Linux:
For writing microSD card image in windows:
Just run Win32DiskImage.exe , point it to img file that you might have unzipped , select letter corresponding to your SD card in disk drive label and click on Write.
For writing microSD card image in Mac:
When you are ready with the sd card then check out the contents of the SD and make sure that you are seeing MLO, u-boot. bin, uImage, uRamdisk files. After confirming you are having these mentioned files take out the microSD card from your computer and follow the steps below:
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