The Sony Xperia Tablet S users were blessed with the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update last month, bringing in major changes to the core and design of the OS. And here’s something for the rooting fans owning the device to be happy about. It has been rooted!

A forum member from XDA, xxliftsupxx, is the one who managed to get the Xperia Tablet S rooted on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. Seeing that the ASUS Transformer Prime and the Sony Xperia Tablet S share the same kernel and that the Transformer Prime has got a working root method on Jelly Bean, xxliftsupxx attempted the same method on the Xperia Tablet S which proved to be a success.

Xperia Tablet S Gets Root on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

Rooting process requires the Motochopper tool, letting you to get a pretty easy root on your Xperia Tablet S running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. In case of issues with the rooting process, you can refer to this thread on XDA which could help you do it manually. Things could be a bit different with Windows 8. So, this thread and this thread could come in handy for Windows 8 users looking to use Motochopper tool.

Now, head over to the main thread here to find the instructions for rooting Xperia Tablet S using Motochopper.