Many users are facing problem in rooting HTC desire X because they are unable to get a proper and detailed guide. So, today I found the easiest guide on how to root HTC desire X easily and steps to install CWM Recovery for installing various Custom ROMs. Are you ready to root your HTC desire X then follow the below guide carefully!
The post covers the complete guide on “How to Root HTC Desire X and install CWM Recovery“. Before going through the whole process, you must read the requirements and a disclaimer.
Disclaimer: Rooting voids your phone warranty. We are not responsible if any damage happens to your device while performing the procedure. So, follow at your own risk 😉
Requirements to root :
1. Charge your battery up to 70%.
2. Enable USB debugging. (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)
3. Backup your phone data.
4. Bootloader must be unlocked. If not then follow this link.
5. Install HTC One drivers from here.
6. Install latest version of Java.
6. Download files.
Procedure to Root :
Step 1: Download all the above files in your PC to root HTC Desire X.
Step 2: Extract “Rooting Toolkit” on your desktop.
Step 3: If you are ICS user then skip the “Step 4” and proceed further.
Step 4: Now, if you have installed Jelly Bean on your device then place the downloaded “CWM Recovery” in “Desire_X_All-In-One_Kit > Recoveries” and rename it to “recovery.img”.
Step 5: Open the “Desire.exe” from the extracted folder.
Step 6: Choose option saying “Next Flash a Recovery“.
Step 7: If you are Jelly Bean user then click on “Your Own Recovery” and click “Flash Recovery“. If not then flash the other one.
At this stage, you have installed CWM Recovery on your HTC Desire X. Don’t stop here, follow the below guide to root HTC Desire X.
Step 8: Now, copy the SuperUser file in to external/internal storage of your device.
Step 9: Now, boot your device into recovery mode by pressing “Volume down + Power Key” for a few seconds and from there select “recovery” mode.
Step 12: From recovery menu, select “install zip from SD card” and give a path to SuperSU file, which you have downloaded earlier.
Step 13: Wait for the process to complete. “Reboot” the device.
Hurray! You have successfully rooted your Desire X and install CWM Recovery. In case, if you face any difficulty in understanding or performing rooting process then feel free to contact us via comments and we will try to solve your all your difficulties. Don’t forget to leave your feedback. Do share with your friends and hit “g +1“, if you find this guide useful! [Via]