HTC has been a frontrunner in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to Android operating system. It is no surprise then that its newest offering in this burgeoning space is the affordable HTC Explorer. There is good news for HTC Explorer users that they can root their device. Rooting your device means you can make use of custom ROM as well as other applications which needs rooting process. Today in this article, I will tell you that How To Root HTC Explorer.
HTC Explorer Quick Specs:
The HTC Explorer runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and it is powered by 600 MHZ Cortex A5 CPU, Adreno 220 GPU and Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A chipset. The HTC Explorer comes with 3.2 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display with the resolution of 320×480 pixels, support 256K colors and pixel density that is 180ppi.
The phone packs with 3.15 megapixel rear camera and no secondary camera. Other features are touch sensitive controls, HTC Sense UI 3.5, 90 MB storage, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, microSD card slot upto 32 GB, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP and EDR, microUSB 2.0, A-GPS support and SNS integration.The HTC Explorer has the battery life upto 1230 mAh battery.
Please Note : Rooting your android phone will void your phone’s warranty in many cases. However, most rooting applications and methods can be easily reverted. Additionally, if the rooting process doesn’t complete correctly it could damage the software. This would require a factory restore.
Disclaimer: We at www.fever18.com should not be responsible in any manner if anything happens to your device as which is a very unlikely case if you follow each and every instruction carefully given in this article.
However, it will not damage your device, if you followed all the steps very carefully. If you are completely a noob, then we suggest you to please take a backup of your android phone via titanium backup app for Android.
Note: This update should not be applied to the phones which are Network Locked Devices, if you still continue to apply this update then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.
Prime Requisites :
- Take Backup of your Android phone contacts, your apps and your accounts associated with it.
- Make sure Your Android phone is atleast 50% charged so that it can’t get switched off during the rooting procedure.
- Make sure that data cable is properly connected.
- Disable Anti virus and other tools in your computer.
How To To Root HTC Explorer
Step 1: Before proceeding the step, you need to first unlock the boot loader in your HTC Explorer smartphone from the Official HTC boot loader page by simply following on screen intructions.
Step 2: Next, you need to add recovery to your phone so that you can install all the custom ROM firmwares in your phone for which you need to download A310E Recovery Zip from here to your computer.
Step 3: Enable USB Debugging mode on your device, You can do this
Settings> Applications> Development
Step 4: Then connect the device using USB data cable and extract the zip file which you have downloaded in your computer.
Step 5: Open the recovery bat file which will be there in unzipped file while the device is connected. Also download HTC Sync in your computer so that all the drivers are installed successfully.
Step 6: After this, download SuperUser Zip file from here to your computer and copy the same in your phone.
Step 7: Then disconnect the device from computer and turn off the phone and enter into recovery mode.
Step 8: The recovery mode can be entered by pressing Volume Up key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power button. Please note that if device boots up in normal mode, you need to try again entering into recovery mode.
Step 9: In recovery mode, Navigate to “Install zip from sd card” and then select “ Choose Zip from sd card” and then choose the Superuser zip file which you have placed in your phone.
Step 10: It will take 10 minutes for updating this whole process.
Step 11: Once updated successfully, the device will be landing up in recovery mode screen. Now select “Reboot System Now” option to restart the device.
Congracts! You have successfully Rooted HTC Explorer.
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