Root HTC One X On Android 4.0.3 ICS Simply By Flashing CWM Recovery And SuperSU [How-To Tutorial]
In the past we published a post on how to Root HTC One X On Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the easy way using Superboot utility. Toady, on Android 4.0.3 by flashing ClockworkMod recovery and SuperSU we are going to root One X handset. This Taiwanese smartphone manfacturer company is heading towards rival against Apple and Android with its “One” series of Android-based smartphones. HTC with just three models straightforward names – the One X, One S and One V – it shows that HTC has finally realised that Apple’s strategy og quality and quantity of products far more benificial than releasing a new flagship every few months.
The One X and One S were released in selected countries this past week. Both devices have received critical acclaim because of their industrial design, great cameras, reasonably good battery life and the ton of improvements in HTC Sense 4.0.
The HTC’s One X has picked up bt the Android comminity and managed to gain root access on the Android device. Those who are eager can follow our step by step guide on how HTC One X rooting is done after this break!
DISCLAIMER : Grabi will not be responsible if you lose any data from your device and damged so in this following guide. Proceed at your own risk.
Step 1 : Go to HTCDev.com [Link] and follow the instructions to unlock the bootloader of your HTC One X.
Step 2 : Download and setup the full Android SDK [Official Website] or just fastboot for your operating system.
Step 3 : Now download the following required files:
- Interim ClockworkMod (CWM) Touch Recovery [MoDaCo Forums]: Transfer this to the fastboot folder inside your Android SDK folder on your computer.
- CWM-Flashable version of SuperSU [XDA Developers]: Place this directly under /sdcard on your One X.
Step 4 : Connect your One X to your Computer via USB.
Step 5 : Shut down your HTC One X. Once it is completely turned off, press and hold Volume Down + Power buttons to boot into recovery.
Step 6: Open up a terminal app (e.g. Command Prompt on Windows, Terminal on OS X) and type in the following command:
fastboot flash recovery r1-modaco-recovery-clockwork-touch-endeavoru.img
ClockworkMod Touch will now be flashed to your device.
Step 7: Now restart your One X and shut it down again. Follow Step 3 to boot into recovery again, except this time you’ll boot into ClockworkMod Recovery instead of your built-in recovery.
Step 8: Take a nandroid backup.
Step 9: Navigate to install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard and choose the SuperSU .zip file you downloaded in Step 2.
Step 10: From the main menu, select reboot system now.
If you followed the steps correctly, your HTC One X will now boot into your stock ROM but with root access. To confirm that you’ve rooted your device, look for SuperSU in your app drawer and then download a root-only app such as Wi-Fi Kill to test if you’ve achieved root or not. you can go ahead and download the first ever custom ROM for the HTC One X here [Official Thread]. Via