[GUIDE] Root your HTC Desire 816!

v_superuser

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I decided to create a clean tutorial for those who want to root their HTC Desire 816! I will be editing it as new improvements appear.

Disclaimer - This will void your warranty and unlocking bootloader will also erase all your data in internal storage! ;)

1. Install HTC Sync Manager

(Required because it packs in the drivers essential for PC to recognize the device)

http://www.htc.com/in/software/htc-sync-manager/

2. Unlock your phone's bootloader

Follow the steps listed here : http://www.htcdev.com/bootloader
You need to select device model as "HTC One"(Don't worry, it all follows almost same steps)

3. Download and Install a custom recovery!

> Download your recovery exe file(I recommend it so that it doesn't causes any troubles for newbies) from here.
> Boot you phone into fastboot and run the exe file, it will install the recovery(CWM 6.0.4.7 as of the date of writing).
> Boot into recovery by selecting HBOOT(Select using Power button and scroll via volume keys)

4. Download and flash SuperSU!

> Download the latest SuperSU zip file from here!
> Place it in the root of your sd card(Internal or External, your choice)
> Boot into recovery and select "Install Zip from SD Card".
> Select where you kept the flashable zip(Internal/External storage)
> Select the file when it shows all your files and then select "Yes" to let it flash.
> After flashing completes, reboot!
> Use the wp_mod.ko module from here!
> ?
> Profit! You finally have a rooted HTC Desire 816! Yay! :D

Credits -
@kinghunki for the initial recovery images. ;)
 
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sonnu

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Can i again unroot my htc desire 816 in case of warranty issues like to avail warranty services in future.. if yes then how.? Does the .exe setup have a unroot option too.

Sent from my HTC Desire 816 dual sim
 

heppojo

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Mar 21, 2011
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HTC Desire 816 rooting

I tried to unlock the boot loader but not working for me
My device HTC Desire 816/Dual sim
When i try to unlock there is not bootloader word when entering the fastboot mode i have instead HBOOT
Please advice by email: [email protected]

I decided to create a clean tutorial for those who want to root their HTC Desire 816! I will be editing it as new improvements appear.



Disclaimer - This will void your warranty and unlocking bootloader will also erase all your data in internal storage! ;)

1. Install HTC Sync Manager

(Required because it packs in the drivers essential for PC to recognize the device)

http://www.htc.com/in/software/htc-sync-manager/

2. Unlock your phone's bootloader

Follow the steps listed here : http://www.htcdev.com/bootloader
You need to select device model as "HTC One"(Don't worry, it all follows almost same steps)

3. Download and Install a custom recovery!

> Download your recovery exe file(I recommend it so that it doesn't causes any troubles for newbies) from here.
> Boot you phone into fastboot and run the exe file, it will install the recovery(CWM 6.0.4.7 as of the date of writing).
> Boot into recovery by selecting HBOOT(Select using Power button and scroll via volume keys)

4. Download and flash SuperSU!

> Download the latest SuperSU zip file from here!
> Place it in the root of your sd card(Internal or External, your choice)
> Boot into recovery and select "Install Zip from SD Card".
> Select where you kept the flashable zip(Internal/External storage)
> Select the file when it shows all your files and then select "Yes" to let it flash.
> After flashing completes, reboot!
> ?
> Profit! You finally have a rooted HTC Desire 816! Yay! :D

Credits -
@kinghunki for the initial recovery images. ;)
 

heppojo

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Mar 21, 2011
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Amman
HTC Desire 816 rooting

Attacg your phone to PC, run adb reboot bootloader. Run the mentioned fast boot commands there.
My Friend,
Please be patient with me, I'm new to all of this and I need full procedures from A-Z in details if possible
Many thanks in advance ...

---------- Post added at 12:21 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:07 PM ----------

I tried to unlock the boot loader but not working for me
My device HTC Desire 816/Dual sim
When i try to unlock there is not bootloader word when entering the fastboot mode i have instead HBOOT
Please advice by email: [email protected]
Sir,
I did not able to unlock the bootloader, could you please explain with more details and in full procedures step by step as I'm new to this

---------- Post added at 12:27 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:21 PM ----------

I decided to create a clean tutorial for those who want to root their HTC Desire 816! I will be editing it as new improvements appear.



Disclaimer - This will void your warranty and unlocking bootloader will also erase all your data in internal storage! ;)

1. Install HTC Sync Manager

(Required because it packs in the drivers essential for PC to recognize the device)

http://www.htc.com/in/software/htc-sync-manager/

2. Unlock your phone's bootloader

Follow the steps listed here : http://www.htcdev.com/bootloader
You need to select device model as "HTC One"(Don't worry, it all follows almost same steps)

3. Download and Install a custom recovery!

> Download your recovery exe file(I recommend it so that it doesn't causes any troubles for newbies) from here.
> Boot you phone into fastboot and run the exe file, it will install the recovery(CWM 6.0.4.7 as of the date of writing).
> Boot into recovery by selecting HBOOT(Select using Power button and scroll via volume keys)

4. Download and flash SuperSU!

> Download the latest SuperSU zip file from here!
> Place it in the root of your sd card(Internal or External, your choice)
> Boot into recovery and select "Install Zip from SD Card".
> Select where you kept the flashable zip(Internal/External storage)
> Select the file when it shows all your files and then select "Yes" to let it flash.
> After flashing completes, reboot!
> ?
> Profit! You finally have a rooted HTC Desire 816! Yay! :D

Credits -
@kinghunki for the initial recovery images. ;)
I forgot to say that my device with unicom sim, is this change the process
 

heppojo

Senior Member
Mar 21, 2011
52
3
28
Amman
HTC Desire 816 rooting

I decided to create a clean tutorial for those who want to root their HTC Desire 816! I will be editing it as new improvements appear.



Disclaimer - This will void your warranty and unlocking bootloader will also erase all your data in internal storage! ;)

1. Install HTC Sync Manager

(Required because it packs in the drivers essential for PC to recognize the device)

http://www.htc.com/in/software/htc-sync-manager/

2. Unlock your phone's bootloader

Follow the steps listed here : http://www.htcdev.com/bootloader
You need to select device model as "HTC One"(Don't worry, it all follows almost same steps)

3. Download and Install a custom recovery!

> Download your recovery exe file(I recommend it so that it doesn't causes any troubles for newbies) from here.
> Boot you phone into fastboot and run the exe file, it will install the recovery(CWM 6.0.4.7 as of the date of writing).
> Boot into recovery by selecting HBOOT(Select using Power button and scroll via volume keys)

4. Download and flash SuperSU!

> Download the latest SuperSU zip file from here!
> Place it in the root of your sd card(Internal or External, your choice)
> Boot into recovery and select "Install Zip from SD Card".
> Select where you kept the flashable zip(Internal/External storage)
> Select the file when it shows all your files and then select "Yes" to let it flash.
> After flashing completes, reboot!
> ?
> Profit! You finally have a rooted HTC Desire 816! Yay! :D

Credits -
@kinghunki for the initial recovery images. ;)
Please just write me step by step how to unlock the bootloader
 
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v_superuser

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My Friend,
Please be patient with me, I'm new to all of this and I need full procedures from A-Z in details if possible
Many thanks in advance ...

---------- Post added at 12:21 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:07 PM ----------



Sir,
I did not able to unlock the bootloader, could you please explain with more details and in full procedures step by step as I'm new to this

---------- Post added at 12:27 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:21 PM ----------



I forgot to say that my device with unicom sim, is this change the process
No change.
 
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bhanuteja200bc

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Worked Perfectly...

thanks for the guide..:good:

who ever are geting problem with unlocking bootloader..check the unlocking videos of htc one m8..i did follow some videos and went on with the process and unlocked it...
 

RePlaYing

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does anyone know if this will also work on the htc desire 610? they have almost the same specs and run the same software (6.0, and 4.4.2 kitkat) i cant find a root method anywhere :/ thanks,
I am curious about this too, anyone tryed it on 610? And are there any plans for opening subforum for Desire 610?
 
dont know...

I am curious about this too, anyone tryed it on 610? And are there any plans for opening subforum for Desire 610?
i dont want to try it as it may brick my phone and i dont have a spare one, my bootloader is unlocked through htcdev though. I dont know how to submit a request to open a new forum for desire 610, thank god im not the only one who has this phone, i cant find any info on it on the net anywhere, although tbf it only came out a few weeks ago...
 

silver2706

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i dont want to try it as it may brick my phone and i dont have a spare one, my bootloader is unlocked through htcdev though. I dont know how to submit a request to open a new forum for desire 610, thank god im not the only one who has this phone, i cant find any info on it on the net anywhere, although tbf it only came out a few weeks ago...
Did u tried this..
http://androidxda.com/download-root-genius
 
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