How To Root HTC Explorer Pico and Install CWM

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If you have small sized and mid-range Android Smartphone, then you know how to make it a beast? No! The answer says just root it. Here is a small, sensible and average specs Android Smartphone HTC Explorer Pico featuring 600MHz processor, Adreno 200 GPU, 3.2MP camera and much more. Without rooting, its a normal phone but after rooting its boundaries are evaluated. Root HTC Explorer Pico by following procedure.

Root HTC Explorer Pico

So are you ready to Root HTC Explorer Pico, then proceed further. Before that, you have to read the disclaimer and prerequisite section. So, 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 to Root HTC Explorer Pico, applying these steps on another device may produce troubles. Don’t miss any of the steps, firstly read and understand the whole tutorial then go for the actual process.


1. Your mobile should have 70 – 80% battery

2. Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)

3. Ensure you have backed up your important data.

4. Your phone bootloader must be unlocked.

5. Install HTC Explorer Pico drivers from here.

How to Root HTC Explorer?

Step 1: Download this and extract the zip on your desktop, to install CWM on HTC Explorer Pico.

Step 2: Switch off your phone and boot it into “recovery mode” by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Power Button“. After entering in to recovery mode, select “Fasboot“.

Step 3: Connect your phone via USB cable on your computer.

Step 4: Now, from the extracted folder locate and open “Recovery.bat” file and from the android menu select first option in the “3 android menu”.

Till here, you have install CWM on HTC Explorer Pico. Now to root HTC Explorer Pico follow the below steps.

Step 5: After all the process gets over, download this Superuser file and place it into external SD card.

Step 6: Switch off your phone once again and boot in “recovery mode” by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Power Button“. After entering in to recovery mode, select “Recovery”.

Step 7: In to recovery menu, select “install zip from SD card” and locate the “Superuser file” to root your phone.

Step 8: IT will takes few minutes, after all the process gets completed reboot your phone.

That’s it! You have rooted your HTC Explorer Pico as well as installed CWM on it. So, this was the simplest guide on rooting HTC Explorer Pico and Install CWM. If you face any problem while rooting the phone then put your query or problem via comments below and we will solve it ASAP! Happy Rooting 😀

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  1. farhan says

    Please ….. send how to root micromax a52 .
    With out this side trike..
    To another. Trike…

  2. Dhananjay says

    Hey dear,
    it’s work perfectly but I have 1 problem.
    after the root my htc. I was do factory reset and mobile restarted but my htc explorer not started.. It’s showing only white screen with write HTC.. :(.. I show my HTC to H/W eng. but not solve my problem..
    Now what I do?? If you have any method to start htc then tell and help me..

  3. SDK says

    I Can not find the procedure to unlock the bootloader for HTC Explorer. I appreciate if you please provide the link. Thanks.

  4. krishna says

    after going in to recovery mode its showing pico symbol with red triangle wt does dat mean and how to solve the issue

  5. jayanth says

    I am using Mac – Mountain Lion,. Shall i able to do the rooting process from my machine. Here it will not support bat and exe files

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