How To: Root the HTC Evo 4G (Unrevoked Method) Updated 09.20.10

I. Before You Begin

1. This is the easiest method available to root.

2. This method will also flash a custom recovery image so you can start flashing ROMs immediately.

3. On your computer, go to Start > Control Panel > Programs > and Uninstall HTC Sync if it is installed before you continue.

II. Root and Flash a Custom Recovery Image

1. Download the Unrevoked Rooting App

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2. Double click the Unrevoked program you downloaded. If using Windows, then click here and download the drivers and install them manually.

3. Once the drivers are successfully installed, double click the Reflash program to open it.

4. Once the driver is successfully installed, turn off the phone by taking out the battery and putting it back in. Then push power to turn it on and get it to the normal home screen.

5. On your computer, right click the Reflash file and run as administrator. It should open Unrevoked and say “waiting for device”.

6. On your phone, click Menu > Settings > Applications > Development > and make sure USB Debugging is checked ON.

7. Plug in your phone into your computer via usb cable.

8. It should automatically locate your phone that is plugged in and you can just follow the prompts to continue.

9. Done! You are rooted and have a custom recovery image!

UPDATE: Unrevoked 3.21 automatically unlocks NAND for you, so you can just continue to flash a ROM.

III. (Optional) Load a Custom ROM

1. Head over to our How To Load a Custom ROM on the HTC Evo 4G procedure.

Big thanks to the Unrevoked Team!

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  • Newb

    Will the camera work after rooting?

  • Mark

    If I use this method to root, will I lose any info currently on my phone, messages, texts, apps, etc?

    • Mark,

      Yes, but syncing with Google will get your contacts etc back.

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  • NxtGenCowboy

    Will this work with the newest OTA update?

    • NxtGenCowboy,

      Yes sir 🙂

      • NxtGenCowboy

        Amazing, Thank you for your help sir!

  • na5tykillz

    Unable to sync my Facebook for sense can anyone help me out

  • mack

    what should i do if when i get to the “other devices location” and android 1.0 is not there. it just says usb device

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  • Newb2

    I am stuck on the reflash. It says waiting waiting for device. I checked the usb debugging and closed and reopened the reflash and it’s just stuck. Any suggestions?

    • nentr

      I’m having the same problem. Were you able to get past that?

      • JibNation

        I had the same problem, just unplug it and plug it in, mine took 3 times doing it and it finally recognized it, ran through the process and rooted it wonderfully.

  • Toby Woodson

    what’s up .. i’m trying to unlock my Evo so that i can used on a Arab network ..that is available in the middle east . is this safe? can it be done? will i lose any information that is currently on my Evo ? when i get back to the states will i be able to reset it to it’s original state . thanks in advance -Me

    • Toby,

      Rooting a phone does not unlock it from its network so this procedure has nothing to do with you switching networks.
      The other issue with what you said is that the Sprint Evo is a CDMA device, does the company in middle east you want to use it on use SIM cards? If so then no matter what you do to the Evo you will never be able to use it on the Arab company because they are different technologies and the Evo has no SIM card slot.

  • Dylan

    I cant even download the file from your link… Where else can i get it?

    • Dylan,

      Just checked the files they download fine, try again.

  • Dylan

    Worked now. I tried it twice before and it wouldnt. 3rd times is the charm haha, thanks

  • Dylan

    Did h-boot and everything and unrevoked wont recognize my device, i have closed unrevoked and reopened 3 times and unplugged and replugged my evo. HELP

  • Dylan

    Nevermind, it recognized it for some reason now. haha, it is in clockwork recovery now and i dont know what to do…

  • sablesurfer

    Ok seriously? You all NEED to mention that HTC Sync has to be removed from the PC. If you have Sync installed…then unrevoked will hang at the ‘waiting for reboot’. Did it to me multiple times before I found answer out on Droidforums. This is serious step that should be included.

    • Sablesurfer,

      You didn’t read the before you begin? Its in there…

  • Dylan

    Thanks, im pretty lucky to have stumbled across this site, my phone is rooted and works GREAT. Bookmarked.

  • Devin

    When you root do you lose all of the apps you have downloaded?

  • Can this be done if I have already rooted via OTA root. When I try to enter the USB boot, it asks if I want to run the update. Anyone have any ideas.

  • Peter

    unrevoked will not recognize my phone, just sits there telling me to connect my phone. USB debugging is on. what am I doing wrong?

    • Peter,

      Read the before you begin… Make sure you UNINSTALL HTC SYNC. Then make sure you follow the procedure and install the drivers then continue.

  • Peter

    Scratch that, successful root. But now my wifi will not connect, WTF is going on. Always a problem

    • Peter,

      Go on and load a custom ROM and see if that fixes it (you can flash the Stock ROM with Root access if you don’t want to change anything).

  • Devin

    Will I lose apps if I do this? I have the ignition app I would hate to have to drop another $30 bucks.

    • jonathan

      if you purchased an app its stays saved onto your google account once you log back onto the phone from recovery mode it will ask you to log into your google account, once you do that you can go to the app store and whatever app you have purchased it will let you install it back onto your phone!

    • Devin,

      Google syncs your purchases.. It may delete the app off your phone but so long as you log in with the same GMail account when you go to the Market it will show it under Downloads as “Purchased”. You simply click on it again and it redownloads, no need to repay.

  • jonathan

    ok if i root my evo whats going to be the consequences besides void warranty?
    can your phone go back to original stock rom if you accept ota updates?
    what will i benefit besides froyo?

    • Jonathan,

      You can always unroot the phone and send it in for warranty without them knowing it was ever rooted. There are a lot of benefits like free WiFi Tethering (root and then install Wifi Tether, Google it) and the main benefit is loading custom ROMs. Benefits to loading a custom ROM are newer versions of Android (Froyo), overclocking, extra RAM (through Swap), tons more customization options through out the OS, get rid of HTC Sense/Motorola Blur or add them if you don’t have them, and themes to name a few.

      There are no reasons to use an OTA. The OTA’s are always turned into custom ROMs that you can just flash and 9 times out of 10 you can get a custom ROM based on the OTA WAY FASTER than sitting on your thumbs waiting for Sprint (or whatever carrier) to send it to you.

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  • Josh

    I am running 2.2 and it came up “failed to flash recovery image” Did I do something wrong or does this not work for froyo?

    thanks

    • Josh,

      There will probably need an update for froyo. Try it again from the beginning. If it still doesn’t work your out of luck until 2.2 gets rooted.

  • mike

    GREAT everything worked out great….

    Still have a question on how to put on flash… and how do i restore it to factory, if need to send in to sprint for updates and what not.

    Thanks alot

    • Mike,

      To get Flash you need to load a custom ROM with Android 2.2 on it (go to the Load a Custom ROM procedure and pick a 2.2 ROM, like Cyanogen’s for instance) then go to the market and download Adobe Flash 10.1 and you’re all set.

      To unroot use the How To Unroot Procedure.

  • Benny

    Where are the drivers? I was following step-by-step, but do not have the drivers.

    • Benny,

      2. Double click the Unrevoked program you downloaded. If using Windows, then click on the file that appears called Hboot Driver and follow it’s instructions to install the modified HBoot drivers.

  • Benny

    I found it…No problems..worked like a charm…thanks for the movie

  • wil_m

    I’ve tried this three times now it still won’t work. I know it’s something I’m doing wrong. I’m on the Evo 2.2 and a mac. Is it the 2.2 that isn’t allowing it to work?

    • Wil_M,

      Noone has been able to test it on 2.2 yet. That’s probably the issue honestly. Give it a few days and we’ll see if the UnRevoked team comes up with an update for the program.

  • jack

    i got stuck on the part where after you download the usb driver and extract the files, but i can’t find it under the device manager. I don’t know why it’s not showing up. HELP PLEASE

  • Predator1279

    I have my phone rooted on 2.1, if I update through sprint to 2.2, will it brick my phone or just unroot it?

    • Predator,

      It’ll just unroot it. Your better off just loading a custom ROM based on Android 2.2 like Cyanogens (if you dont want HTC Sense) or a different one if you do (search XDA or our downloads page for one).

  • ELEVO

    First of all, Thanks for the Videos and also the How To’s
    I would think its a a good idea to let others know that the rooting Video for the Evo you have is only good for 2.1 Not 2.2 seems lots of guys are jumping on 2.2 and loosing there tethering access Thinking that the video you have works for 2.2, Just a heads up, and would save people headaches :o),
    Any News on Rooting 2.2 yet or close without having to use a custom Rom ?

  • Akhilez

    hey there, well iw as trying to do all this and i get an error that says: “fail to flash recovery image” at first i thought it was the htc sync but i looked for it in my pc and can’t find it besides i never installed it, anywho the thing is that i get the same error each time and i did everything it needs to be done, many times! lol but is not working for me, any1 knows why this is happening? can i get help, i just need to root my phone for the wife tethering. 🙂

    • Akhilez,

      Do you have Android 2.2 on your Evo? If so, this procedure won’t work…

  • Vasco

    I have the Android version 2.2 on my new EVO, what would I need to do to root it?

    • Vasco,

      Wait patiently for a root method for the 2.2 Evo 🙂

  • John

    I am trying to root my HTC incredible. I go thru the entire process unrevoke does its thing but at the end it gives me this message: “Failed to flash recovery image.” Please help!!!

    • John,

      If you have updated your Incredible then it might not work in this procedure. Unrevoked is releasing a new version called 3.2 that will be able to fix your phone. Soon as it comes out (which should be any day now) we’ll replace the link here on this page and you should be good to go.

  • raqy

    the enrevoked is just saying waiting for device….i tried it over and over and it still says the samething…how can i redo the whole thing over…because the enrevoked is not working for me but the previous steps work is just this step is stuck at waiting for device….urrggghhh i dnt no what to do anymore help please

    • Raqy,

      If you have Android 2.2, then wait until Unrevoked 3.2 comes out, should be any day now and we’ll update this procedure as soon as it does.

      • I am using unrevoked 3.22 on android 2.2 and it will not recognize my phone either..

  • raqy

    now when i plugged in my phone is saying pushing recovery image…is it suppose say that…thats whats its saying now urrrghhh

  • raqy

    now its going through but its telling me failed to flash recovery image…what did i do wrong…

  • ELEVO

    Ok iam on 2.1 still because i dont want to loose my WiFi Tethering, is there a way to do this with Froyo 2.2 wihtout having to add a custom Rom ? do i have to unroot before i download 2.2 ? also if i add a Custom Rom that has 2.2 rooted already means i dont have to download 2.2 first then add custom room, or should o download 2.2 then add custom rom that allows me to wife tether? Thanks

  • KP

    http://unrevoked.com/recovery/ i think 3.21 is avaiable now

    • KP,

      Thanks KP, actually just updated the links in the Unrevoked procedures right before I read your comment 🙂

  • Dave H

    Most instructional texts or videos are incomplete and are really geared toward the more experienced user that assumes you have a fair amount of Android rooting knowledge. I have tried several other peoples methods without success because a step was missed here or there. However, TheUnlockr gets it right and doesn’t miss a step. A huge thanks to you for your efforts in helping us slightly less than efficient rooters!

  • Alvin

    Any news on Evo 2.2

    • Alvin,

      This works on the Evo on Android 2.2…

      • i’ve tried this and can’t seem to get it to go to nanroid. do i have to unplug my phone or what. goes right back in to normal mode? I have the 2.2 version.

  • T674

    Hello. I am on the “ROOT for DUMMIES” list so if Im not mistaken I can ROOT my phone with the LINKS above. The original post was July 2010 but it looks like you updated in September 2010, correct?
    My next question is, I do currently have my phone rooted but I still have the 2.1 version software. I have not updated one tie because I didn’t want to lose my root or Tether. Please help

  • richie

    Rooted my Evo 2.2 with all OTA updates. Barnacle (both versions) does not work at all and WiFi Tether connects but with the 169 address. It does ask me to allow superuser permissions. HELP!

    • richie

      Got the wifi router to work which is all I wanted but now Google paid apps don’t show up. In fact, apps such as Slingplayer are gone and if syncing is left on it is removed from my Evo. Help!

  • Rama

    Can you please explain this step in more detail?

    “2. Double click the Unrevoked program you downloaded. If using Windows, then click on the file that appears called HbootDriver and follow it’s instructions to install the modified HBoot drivers.”

    I have downloaded reflash_package.exe from http://unrevoked.com/recovery/ for Evo to my desktop. Where do I see the file that is called “Hboot Driver”?

    Thanks..

    • I edited the procedure. There was an OR after that line and it had the drivers for you to download, I just removed the line and now everyone should just download them manually to avoid confusion.

      • Rama

        Bingo for me.
        The instructions on your site are very useful and easy to follow. Thank you.
        I got a new EVO from Sprint the other day and rooted it in the first hour, and I am able to use Wireless tether without a problem.
        One advise to other people attempting this is, read instructions carefully and take it SLOWLY. I recommend rebooting the computer once the drivers are installed, just to make sure that it is good to go. The Unrevoked program is very easy to use and give it time to finish, dont assume that it’s hung or not working when it’s doing it’s thing.

        • mokeanL

          what firmware is yours? 2.1 or 2.2?

      • Cerrell_brown

        I’m stuck where it says its waiting on root. it doesnt do anything. What do i do? Im not a big techy yet.

  • Montelawrence

    i just tried this on my EVO i received yesterday and it doesn’t work…it goes thru the boot sequence and says it was triumph but it still not rooted

    • Evo….

      I have the same problem with Evo that I just got last week. It says it was successfully rooted but it does not work. Tried multiple times and followed instructions exactly.

  • KM00000

    it doesnt show other devices under device manager. and if the other devices tab isnt showing i cant get to the android 1.0…

    any help?

  • You guys aren’t crazy i am having the same issue. All drivers are installed, it goes to root my phone, mentions something about triumph, and then reboots again. however it does not load the recovery screen where it should load on the rom.

    Here is another forum Someone else started with the same issue

    “http://androidforums.com/evo-4g-all-things-root/214873-problem-unrevoked.html”

  • Cheerlee04

    I’ve downloaded the unrevoked rooting ap and the driver but when I try to follow the instructions for the driver my computer is not pulling up my htc hero under devices.. I don’t know how to continue, does unrevoked work for the htc hero? it’s an android 2.1..

  • Yangstev08

    awesome very easy to follow!

  • Gerardpilot1

    Anything for version2.2

  • This works for Android 2.2

  • Will i Lose My 4G When i Do This

  • Cameron

    i did everything but then when i plugged it in and it did the whole unrevoked install thing on the phone it never opened up the Clockwork recovery MOD what do i do? do i run the unrevoked again?

    • Where in the procedure does it say that it will automatically open the clockwork recovery? Just continue with the procedure if you didn’t get any errors and go to the next procedure linked at the bottom.

    • Where in the procedure does it say that it will automatically open the clockwork recovery? Just continue with the procedure if you didn’t get any errors and go to the next procedure linked at the bottom.

  • AC

    thanks guys
    :^)

  • AC

    thanks guys
    :^)

  • Tonghyun

    Getting “Couldnt find misc”. in my 2.2 EVO and stop – suppose to go recovery mod… Any idea?

  • Did the whole process work but when you boot into recovery you get that error? Do you still get a custom recovery screen?

  • Did you install the HBoot drivers?

    • yes, the hboot drivers are installed and it still just says waiting for phone…

      • Try putting the phone in recovery and then starting the program. Also try turning USB debugging on then off then on while it says waiting for device.

      • Try putting the phone in recovery and then starting the program. Also try turning USB debugging on then off then on while it says waiting for device.

    • yes, the hboot drivers are installed and it still just says waiting for phone…

  • Lil_dela

    i follow all the steps but my evo 2.2 doesnt just turns back on instead of going to clockwork mod recovery .. what am i doing wrong or not doing ?

  • Lil_dela

    i follow all the steps but my evo 2.2 doesnt just turns back on instead of going to clockwork mod recovery .. what am i doing wrong or not doing ?

  • Lil_dela

    i follow all the steps but my evo 2.2 doesnt just turns back on instead of going to clockwork mod recovery .. what am i doing wrong or not doing ?

  • This process works for the Evo 2.2 I guarantee it. Sorry I don’t know what you did wrong since I wasn’t standing over you when you did it. Try to start over or check Unrevoked.com for more info.

    • CM

      I am trying to do this as we speak and I am getting an error when unrevoked starts. The error basically says that it failed to push recovery… and is shutting down. Any Ideas?

      thanks,

      CM

      • Could be the drivers. Also check unrevoked.com for more info on their app.

  • Adautom

    it says it is a triumph but doesn’t do anything

  • Lil_dela

    the build number of my evo is 3.30.651.3 could the problem be that the unrevoked method has not yet been updated ? because i have tried the steps at least five or more times

  • Chadartiaga

    I have done this before on my hero and it work out great. On the Evo there seems to be a problem pushing the recovery.img file to its proper location on the phone. I have used Simple Root and Unrevoked3 with no success as of yet. I am currently running the 2.1 updated-1 version of driod and it will hang when using Unrevoked when running root. So i figured I need to be in 2.2 for this verison of Unrevoked to work. It there an archive location where I can get the older versions of unrevoked?

  • It should still work. I’ve seen Evos on 2.2 stock get rooted using this method with that version of unrevoked, but check unrevoked.com for more info and older versions. Let us know what happens!

  • SilverbackJC

    hey im trying to root my evo and everything is going good until it says waiting for root, its not doing anything now, anyone have a clue of what to do next? im new to this stuff sorry

  • Jneri119

    ive tried this a million times with my evo running android 2.2 i get to the the screen where you pick hboot usb and it shows the same thing as hboot does with like “no file image or wrong image” something like that… then it just reboots and nothing happens unrevoked just sits there and says waiting for root.. any idea?

    i have the debugging checked and everything

  • Jneri119

    same issue

  • Andrew

    me too

  • Andrew

    me too

  • Prannkksterrr

    I Just finish doing this and instead of going to the clockworkmode it restarts my phone any ideas why

  • Prannkksterrr

    I Just finish doing this and instead of going to the clockworkmode it restarts my phone any ideas why

  • Locksmith72keys

    I’ve also tried………stuck on “waiting for root (safe to restart if this doesn’t work, I followed everything you have on the video……..need help

    • Lordwilliamthegreat

      i’m getting the same problem, i’ve tried on both our mac and win7, with the drivers installed… help anyone?

      • Kennethchand

        Me too ive tried different ways with PC36IMG and this way for hours but it keeps on giving me “Waiting for root (safe to restart if this doesn’t work”

      • Kennethchand

        Me too ive tried different ways with PC36IMG and this way for hours but it keeps on giving me “Waiting for root (safe to restart if this doesn’t work”

      • Anonymous

        me too

      • Anonymous

        me too

    • Dmac024

      did you figure out how to get past “waiting for root (safe to restart if this doesnt work)?

    • A Crew13

      Hey I had the same issue and for me at least I just plugged my phone into a different port and it worked just fine then

    • Cantesendmejunkmail

      You can NOT follow the video with the new written directions. They contradict each other. The written way worked great for me on 3 different EVO’s

  • Brenier82

    Hello, is there any way to root the 3.70 vetsion on the htc evo?, thanks

  • Greenpilltech

    does this method still work after the 3.70.651.1 OTA update Sprint just pushed?

  • Rayrayj1

    Hi there, I’ve tried this unrevoked method to root my EVO several, SEVERAL times and i have been unsuccessful all of those times!! I have followed the directions to a “T”, but nothing is working!! Is it because I have the Update? If so, what do I do next? I am at my whit’s end!!! Help!

  • Joe

    I received the following on my phone (black background)
    E:unsupported radio version
    E: update failed. check /sdcard/soff.log.
    E: error in /data/local/unrevoked-forever.zip
    (Status 42)
    Installation aborted
    /tmp/recovery.log was copied to /sdcard/clockworkmod/recovery.log. Please open ROM Manager to report the issue.
    Any help, thoughts, info?

  • Joe

    I received the following on my phone (black background)
    E:unsupported radio version
    E: update failed. check /sdcard/soff.log.
    E: error in /data/local/unrevoked-forever.zip
    (Status 42)
    Installation aborted
    /tmp/recovery.log was copied to /sdcard/clockworkmod/recovery.log. Please open ROM Manager to report the issue.
    Any help, thoughts, info?

  • Cerrell_brown

    Hey if you found out how to get past that let me know please. Thanks

  • Mtnframer1

    does this method work wit build 3.29.651.5?

  • Judsonjacquelin

    it says my firmware is too new? help please

  • Judsonjacquelin

    it says my firmware is too new? help please

  • Poserwill

    worked fine for me… followed vid to a tee!

  • Poserwill

    worked fine for me… followed vid to a tee!

  • Peter

    I love you.

    Just sayin

  • Jonluc1

    I had issues also but was successful. I noticed I had Lookout running at startup. When I removed the app totally and didn’t run any anti-virus stuff – it worked perfectly. Might try this if you’re having trouble….

    • Qwerty

      Awesome! I got scared I meesed up for a second … then found your post – and voila! My EVO is rooted!!! Thanks!

  • Devesp755

    Ive tried rooting on 2 different computers now and I have had success in the past but i just got a new evo and i keep getting “error: failed to get root. is your firmware too new?” have any suggestions?

  • evouser4g

    someoje help want to do this but does it delete all your apps and contacts and stuff like that someone please help

  • JRod

    I’m at the last step, but when reflash is installing into the phone, I get “Internal error: installing package failed.” Anyone know what I am doing wrong?

  • Itsluis7

    hey i am using my mac to root but there is no drivers i am new to mac so have no idea to what i have to do i am waiting to unrevoke it but it says waiting for device.

  • Steve

    Thank you! I’m not sure if it worked or not but if it did then that was WAAAAAAYYYY easier than i thought it was going to be.. I did it a little different than you did but it took like 5 minutes and it was done.. I didn’t have to do anything except turn on the debugging and wait for it to say “done”.. I’m guessing it worked since i now have the little Superuser ninja. Evo 4G / Android version 2.2 / Software number 3.70.651.1….. I just got this phone in November and I’m pretty sure it has the latest software just in case someone was wondering… Thanx again…. Steve

  • jjsdad1

    has anyone had any problems after unlocking their evo? I rooted my samsung moment and had all kinds of problems after i did that and could not unroot it. just wanted to know before i attempted this…

  • Sgttut3r

    I keep getting an error when it starts to Root the device. quote “Error: failed to get root. is your firmware too new?”

    I have Android 2.2. is that too new?

  • EO

    I keep getting this message failed to push recovery. Terminating

  • LuvyAkoi

    have you found a way for the andriod 2.2

  • engineer

    Unlockr,
    I have the HTC EVO 2.2. I am… happy with it. I am thinking of rooting the phone to use its full potential. I find your site VERY helpful, thankyou. My business partner is about to FINALLY upgrade to a smartphone. I was wondering what your choice device is and your opinion on EVO.

  • Antneyc813

    when I reach clckwork mod recovery i have no option for nandroud abd it says v.6… instead of what it says in video

  • Lowkey42

    I keep getting failed to push recovery. Can someone help with this

  • just rooted my Evo and it didn’t show the nandroid in the recovery menu. is that a problem?

  • Hi. Tonight I attempted to root my EVO. It currently has the 3.70.651.1 OTA update, running Android 2.2

    I opted to download the latest version of unrevoked for my system. Since I am a Linux user (ubuntu 10.10), there is no need for special drivers and the instructions indicate to just run the reflash binary. So from a terminal, I run “gksudo ./reflash “, authenticate the new process with the root password and watch…after a few minutes, if fails with the following error: “Failed to flash recovery image”

    I’ve followed the instructions from the unrevoked site very carefully.

    If you can shead some light, I’d be grateful.

  • eduardo

    thanks alot
    but after its rooted can i use it with a diferent network ?

  • Jsakell

    How about if you’ve used unrevoked 3.21 and it flashed your NAND but didn’t realize and then you try to unlock NAND with PC36IMG and it screws up your phone. I try to update via PC36IMG and it tells me that Radia fails-pu and now my phone will not operate. I’ve tried using adb but am not getting anywhere because it says “system/bin/sh” not found. Can I fix this?

  • MM

    This is Awesome! This is the only instruction guide that has gotten Unrevoked to work for me! Thanks so much!!

  • SNM

    i had to get a replacement evo and i am trying to root it and it goes through the process and then it says running root then i get the error is your firmware too new? 

  • Very nice! Worked perfect on my HTC Evo. I was skeptical at first but after watching the video I couldn’t believe how easy it was to do it and said F it, I’m gonna do it. Glad I did. Soon I’m going to switch from Sprint to Cricket and this was one of the first steps I needed to take to get that going.

  • Guest

    Okay so I completed the root and now I can’t update the phone with a service update from Sprint.  Is this normal or did I do something wrong?

  • thanks man! 😀

  • Mo7mad187

    hi there , its keep saying try again after reboot . can someone help

  • Chriswilliamsonsr

    what if my firmware is too new?

    • Stephen Marquez31

      downgrade to 2.2.
       

  • Morgalee

    I have rooted my phone and I am pleased but I am unable to install the system updates.  Can someone explain in basic language what I need to do to install the system update? 

    Do I need to unroot my phone?

  • Marksublettejr

    I have 2.3.3 Evo 4g, can get through evrything but fails and asks if my firmware is to new? Ya Think?:)

    • steveen31

      downgrade to 2.2 update
       

  • I think the video needs an update, but I figured it out either way

  • Dtme36

    When will the unrevoked 2.3 root come out for the HTC Evo

  • Mistawelcome

    i went step by step and it asked me if my firmware is too new and that there is an error: failed to get root…what did i do incorrectly?

  • Leo R. Gallego

    How come I get, “Error: failed to get root. Is your firmware too new?”

  • Leo R. Gallego

    How come I get, “Error: failed to get root. Is your firmware too new?”

  • Guest

     does this work for htc evo shift 4g?

  • 360junkies

    before i do this do i need to to downgrade? i dont wanna brick my shit

  • do i need to downgrade to 2.2 or not?i dont want to attempt it if i have to.

  • Mikie L

    After you received firmware question what did you do to fix it?

  • Liljuliet72

    It wont allow me to find to the drivers to reboot my phone. Im confused.

  • kimmloverr

    where can i download android 2.2 firmware at. can’t seem to find it anywhere.THANKS!

  • App1978

    how can i upgrade my android with unrevoke

  • randy burton

    can not download unrevoked any more whats other way to roo thtc evo 4g

  • super_smurf187

    SAYS THIS VERSION OF REFLASH WONT WORK WITH MY MAC OS X

  • Srini9997

    Everything went fine installing drivers and everything, but now after powering down the phone, removing the battering, putting it back in and powering it back on. And plugging it in via usb to my laptop and did the run as administratorthe Reflash file.

    It says “Device ‘speedy’ is not supported at this time.” And “Recovery image: ClockworkMod Recovery”

    Could you please help me out here.

    Thanks!

  • Josh_mcminn

    I did the downloads as promped. When I plug in my phone via usb it never starts, just says waiting on device….help please!!

  • Liz

    Wait if I root my evo.will I get free internet

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