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How to Root HTC Desire X

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HTC Desire X Android Smartphone can now root with this guide. After rooting your HTC Desire X, you can install Custom ROM’s, Custom Recovery, and some other apps that need a root access to work. Many people don’t know about what is rooting? Here is the answer. Rooting allows other data or files from third party to access the system files. This will provide the function to do customization of user interface, some apps which also comes in Custom ROM’s.

The HTC  Desire X mobile has comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as a default Operating System. But, now the Jelly Bean upgrade is available for it. You can update it manually. The Phone has comes with 5 Mega Pixel camera with LED Flash. And comes with 4 inch Super LCD Screen display capable of 800 x 480 pixels. The phone is also having 4 GB internal memory and Expandable memory is up to 32 GB. And the RAM is 768 MB. This is one of the nice android smartphone having 1 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion Dual Core Processor.

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  • We are not responsible for any damages that may happened due to using this guide to root your phone. If any problem happened that related to rooting instructions, we will help you to solve it.
  • Rooting is void the warranty of your phone.
  • Use this guide at your own risk. We shall not have any liability or responsibility for whatever happens to you and your device by using the instructions in this guide.
  • The instructions provided in this tutorial for educational purpose only. There is no guarantee that these steps will work for your device.
  • The steps given in this tutorial is only to use with HTC Desire X. Applying this guide to any other device or any other model may produce many problems.
  • Read and Understand the whole tutorial first, before going to perform the steps.

Pre Requirements to Root HTC Desire X:

  • We recommend you to take a backup of your data in the mobile using PC suite or any other method. After rooting the device, the data won’t be deleted. In case if you miss some data you can restore it from the backup file.
  • SMS – How to Backup Messages
  • Contacts – Sync with Gmail App
  • Videos, Images, Songs and Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD card or System
  • APN Settings – Take Manual Note from “Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • And maintain minimum 60% charge in your mobile’s battery. This will help your device to don’t get switched off.
  • Then Enable USB Debugging – “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”
  • After that Disable all antiviruses and firewalls in your PC or Laptop. Because these tools interrupts the process during the rooting.

How to Root HTC Desire X on ICS 4.0:

  • Download the Rooting Package for HTC Desire X – Here
  • After downloading it, Extract the file in PC or Laptop.
  • Open the file named as HTC Desire X All in One kit by Hasoon 2000 V1.0 in the folder.
  • Then Click install HTC drivers option to install USB Drivers on your PC or Laptop.
  • Then Connect your Mobile with computer with the help of Original USB Cable that you got it with your mobile when you bought. Using other cables may produce not detecting problems.
  • Then you need to register your device. Just select Register at HTC Dev.
  • After registering your phone you will get a token from it.
  • After that submit your token to Unlock your Boot loader.
  • Then you need to select Perm Root option in Extras section.
  • After selecting the option your mobile will be rooted.
  • This process may take up to 5 minutes to complete.
  • After the process completes, it will reboots your device.
  • If your phone has stuck on the welcome screen or boot screen, just remove the battery and re insert it and do the above steps again.
  • If you want to check whether your phone has rooted or not, search Root Checker app in Google Play store and install it. Then open it and you can find it your phone rooted or not rooted. Or check your mobile’s app list. Super User app has been installed on your phone. If the Super User app is not there in your phone your mobile doesn’t rooted successfully.

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Do share in comment section in case if you face any errors or met any problems in firmware update process. In future, we will update installing Custom ROM’s on your HTC Desire X. So, stay connected. Now you have successfully learned how to root HTC Desire X.

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  1. Sarun Rafik

    November 3, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    When I Click Perm Root nothing Happens ! Why ?

    • Panneer Selvan

      November 3, 2012 at 8:04 pm

      It takes long time to complete. Make sure you have installed drivers on your PC.

  2. Ankit

    March 6, 2013 at 1:00 am

    thanks….could’nt understand on xda

  3. Aleksa Marinkovic

    March 19, 2013 at 2:11 am

    i too click on perm root and nothing happens. i have installed drivers.

  4. Help!!!

    November 19, 2013 at 2:26 am

    does this work with android version 4.1.1?

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