How to Root HTC One XL On Latest 1.85 Build Firmware

HTC One XLJust few days back you have got an all new update of 1.85 for HTC One XL device and now in this article we will be discussing on how you can easily root your device with the help of simple instructions. The best part of this solution is that it is a one click exploit work around compared to the other lengthy procedures which generally is the case with other phones. Once you root the device, you can then install the apps which requires the root access and also the custom ROM firmwares which we will be checking out in the coming days.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of rooting your HTC One XL. It is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions to the point which are mentioned in procedure.

Rooting information: Once the device is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty can be restored is by re applying the update of factory firmware which we will try our level best to come out with the same.

All the data in your device should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to ensure that just in case if the data gets corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below steps.

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

Install all the required drivers for your Phone from HTC’s official website and also ensure that your phone is left with the minimum of 60% battery life.

So let’s get started with the detailed guide on how you can easily root your HTC One XL device.

Procedure to Root HTC One XL on 1.85 Firmware Version:

  • Download the Rooting Package from here to your compute and extract the same to get the files which are shown in the below screen capture. Even if the single file is missing, you need to again re download and extract the same.


  • Up next you need to ensure that the USB Debugging is enabled in your phone from the path Settings > Developer.


  • Now, you will have to disable the fast boot from the Settings and Power Menu. After this you will have to connect the device to the computer. From the extracted folder, you now need to double click on the r00t.bat file to start the process of rooting.

Tip: If your HTC One XL refuses to get rooted or say gets into the boot loop mode, you need to again follow the above procedure to root your phone.

Do let us know in the comments section below just in case if you face any issues in the process of rooting your HTC One XL. Congratulations, you have now successfully rooted your device with the help of a simple tutorial mentioned above.

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