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I have an HTC Incredible S and want to install Ice Cream Sandwich, which I don't think is officially available right now. How can I root it?

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Doing a simple Google Search provides you with a list of How-Tos:

Even video tutorials are found:

With so many sources available, you should be able to find what you're looking for. And in case it's all to scary: We already have August, so...

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While references are fine, we want to be a self-contained resource. Per the FAQ, answers that are mostly links may be removed: – Matthew Read Oct 12 '12 at 18:27
@MatthewRead See the list of "possible duplicates" above? I just wanted to point out that the question would be easy to answer by an easy Google search. Sure I could have simply said so -- so the links are just giving evidence. You know I usually don't give "link only" answers. – Izzy Oct 12 '12 at 20:27
I'm not concerned with "usually", just these instances (went through all the rooting questions linked in the list today). I've cleaned up the question comments that are no longer relevant due to the policy change on 1-question-per-device vs the 1-giant-root-everything-post. – Matthew Read Oct 12 '12 at 22:25
bootloader by htc: – madlymad Mar 9 '13 at 23:42

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