Back in June, 2010, HTC released a great Android smartphone in the market, called the HTC Evo 4G. Since then, it has become Sprint’s flagship smartphone since it works on Sprint’s 4G network and allows users to transmit data at a very high speed. Initially, the phone was launched with Android 2.1 – Eclair as the primary OS. Eventually, it got updated to Android 2.2 and. ,more recently, Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread. These updates were the OTA updates and any user, without even having a PC, can update this device to the latest version. These updates have fixed a few bugs found in the handset and has improved the performance and stability of the phone. If you are running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) on HTC Evo 4G, then the process below will help you out in rooting your smartphone.
The HTC Evo 4G smartphone can be easily rooted by following a few steps provided below. A rooted phone will certainly improve your experience with the phone and will help you install apps from outside the market. With the rooted EVO 4G, you will be able to install Custom ROMs, ClockworkMod Recovery and a lot of new things which you never could have installed on an unrooted smartphone. You can change the homescreen appearance by installing widgets, launchers and so on. A rooted phone lets you perform tasks on the system files as well as add new files. For some of the HTC handsets, there exists a single click method that allows you to root your phone very easily and faster than using any other method. The steps below elaborate on how to root your phone.
Root HTC EVO 4G Using One Click Method
To start with the rooting process, you will need to visit a site and download a file from there, for your Windows or Mac PC.
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- First, go to the UnRevoked website from your computer.
- There, you will see several HTC Android smartphones, choose the Evo 4G from there and proceed further.
- Here you have to download a simple tool for your computer, choose your PC operating system and download the tool.
That’s it. Just follow the on-screen instructions and you will end up with a rooted phone. UnRevoked is a website that helps you easily root your phone using a single click method and has support for several popular smartphones from the HTC. The smartphones include:
The above process of rooting the phone also applies to all these phones, which cuts down on the hassle of finding device specific tutorials for rooting HTC phones.
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