HTC Desire 816 is a mid range Android device with lots of features. HTC Desire 816 comes with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat out of the box with HTC’s latest Sense 6.0 UI. A good phone with root level access is always a good package.Gaining root access implies in removing the factory restrictions out from the device. It gives freedom to your device and you can customize as you like.
Once you have rooted the device, you can then install many custom ROM firmwares and many other apps which need the root access. Today I will show you how To Root HTC Desire 816 On KitKat 4.4.2 Android Firmware-Guide in this article.
Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. Thetechhacker will not be responsible if your device gets damaged during the process.
1.First backup all your contacts, call logs and SMS.
2.Enable USB debugging mode from Settings->Applications->Development->USB debugging in your device.
3.The device bootloader must be unlocked. Check HTC official site for more details.
How To Root HTC Desire 816
2.Now reboot your phone into HBOOT, press volume down+power button together to HBOOT.
3.In the HBOOT menu choose the Fastboot from the list.
4.On your PC extract the downloaded contents on your desktop and move the downloaded en.recovery.img to the extracted fastboot folder.
5.Now connect your device with PC with original USB cable and go to the fastboot folder and press shift + right click and choose “Open Command Window Here” you will then see a command window in the folder.
6.In the command line window type the following command and execute it.
fastboot flash recovery recovery_en.img
7.After successful flash you will see a message recovery has been flashed successfully.
To check your device successfully rooted or not install the Root Checker App from Google Play Store.