The Firewater team’s Twitter announcement understandably left many wondering when the team would package and release this method for mass consumption. Well folks, the time is here, as Firewater S-Off is officially available for the M8.
Achieving S-Off with Firewater is relatively straight forward. First you must disable your lock screen security and download the Firewater exploit. Once that’s done, you execute a series of commands to reboot, push Firewater to the device, give it the appropriate permissions, and execute it. On some devices, such as the Verizon M8, you must first root using the previously covered WeakSauce method before achieving S-Off. And once all is said and done, you’ll end up with a truly free device, all courtesy of your loving Firewater devs.