The HTC Quick Root method: How to root HTC One (M7)
Recently, HTC launched HTC One (code-named M7) flagship device in the market. There is a huge clash between top three Android Devices manufacturer’s and their phones, i.e. HTC One from HTC, Galaxy S4 from Samsung and Xperia Z from Sony. No doubt! These all three phones are tremendous with various features. So, it’s totally depend on you which phone you want to purchase?
I know; you own HTC One (M7) that’s why you are here. I will not waste time in discussing features, let’s come to the point. Today, in this article I will show you the simplest way to root HTC One (M7). As you will traverse below, we will surely guide you through the complete process on how to root HTC One (M7). But, before that please read the prerequisite, disclaimer and other important notes. Let’s start our journey!
Disclaimer: Rooting will void your phone Warranty. We are not responsible if anything happens to your phone. This article is purely for HTC One (M7), applying these steps on another device may gets damage Don’t miss any of the steps, firstly read and understand the whole tutorial then go for the actual process.
1. Make sure your mobile should possess 70 to 80% battery
2. Enable USB debugging mode (Menu (app drawer) > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)
3. Ensure that you have backed up your all important data.
4. Your phone Bootloader must be unlocked. If not then unlock from HTCdev site.
5. Install USB Drivers. (Download HTC USB Drivers or Download HTC Sync Manager (Contains Drivers))
Step by Step Guide on:
How to root HTC One (M7)
[alert-note] Updated on 25th Jan. 2015.
Toolkit version v2.1, Support added for following devices:
Root AT&T HTC One M7 Android 4.4.3 Version and Official TWRP Recovery
Root Sprint HTC One M7 Android 4.4.3 Version and Official TWRP Recovery
Root Verizon HTC One M7 Android 4.4.3 Version and Official TWRP Recovery
Root T-Mobile HTC One M7 Android 4.4.3 Version and Official TWRP Recovery
Step 1: Download Rooting Package and extract it on the desktop.
Step 2: Run the “WinDroid_Universal_Android_Toolkit.exe” file.
Step 3: You will get a prompt for downloading ‘ADB Drivers’. Make sure you download and install it.
Step 4: Now, connect your smartphone with your Computer with the help of USB data cable.
Step 5: On the tool, click on “Gain root” to root your HTC One (M7).
Step 6: Choose your correct HTC One (M7) variant and it will start downloading necessary files.
Step 7: Your smartphone will automatically boot into bootloader mode and the process of rooting will be started.
Step 8: The process will not last longer than 3 – 5 minutes.
Step 9: Once the process is completed, your smartphone will be rebooted! That’s it! Your HTC One (M7) has been rooted successfully. Now just find the “SuperSu app”, if you don’t find it then get it from Google Play Store.
So, this is the most simplest guide on How to root HTC One (M7). If you encounter any problem while rooting your device, then put your problem/queries below via comments and we will surely help you! Happy Rooting