HTC Explorer users can now do much more than just finger talking as you can now start all the action with just rooting your device. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on how to Root your device so that you can make use of custom ROMs as well as other applications which needs the rooting access. Please be informed that once you root the device, the warranty will get lost and the only way with which you can regain the warranty is by applying the official firmware again.
CAUTION: This update should not be applied to the phones which are NETWORK LOCKED DEVICES, if you still continue to update your phone then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.
Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if any damage is done to your device caused by updating the firmware which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions as mentioned in the article including the pre requisites and the procedure to update the phone.
Now, let’s head to the next page where we will check out on what are the list of pre Requisites followed by the list of instructions you need to follow before proceeding to updating the phone. To ensure that the process of rooting is simple and safe, you need to ensure that you follow all the pre requisites which are essential.
Essential Pre Requisites:
- Backup all the data present in your phone so as to ensure that just in case if any data gets lost then the same can be restored easily. With the help of below mentioned tips you can easily backup all the data present in your phone.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Ensure that you have disabled all the Security Suites, Firewall tools and also the KIES PC Suite as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update. Also, additionally enable the USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”.
- Phone should be left with the minimum of 60% battery charge so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of rooting update.
Assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to next page where we have mentioned the instructions to root your HTC Explorer.