Friday, March 15, 2013

Root HTC Wildfire S with Wildfire Toolkit

If you've got an HTC Wildfire S you can root it with the HTC Wildfire S Toolkit that you can download form XDA developers forum.

There are many new tools for newbees to root your smartphone in one click, which you can do with Wildfire S Toolkit, well in fact it takes a few clicks but you can do it all from the Toolkit itself.

In order to root the HTC Wildfire S you need to unlock the bootloader and then flash a recovery.

As always, do this at your own risk as you are only responsible for any damage you do to your phone, and besides that you may loose the warranty.

So, before you start:
  •     Enable USB de-bugging mode on your phone settings and uninstall HTC Sync Tool if installed
  •     Close all active applications
  •     Disable antivirus
Unlock Bootloader HTC Wildfire S from HTCDev



By following these steps you can root the HTC Wildfire S, install drivers and lock and unlock the bootloader:


Step 1. Download the toolkit from http://d-h.st/users/hasoon2000/?fld_id=2808 and extract it to your computer (it only works on PC, not Linux or Mac).

Step 2. Download HTC drivers from http://binary100100.googlecode.com/files/HTCDriver3.0.0.007.exe to your computer and install them.

Step 3. Conect the phone to the computer and wait or the connection to be established.

Step 4. Launch HTC Wildfire S toolkit.
HTC Wildfire S toolkit


So you will have to:
  1. Install HTC Drivers
  2. Register at HTC Developers (use the button from the toolkit)
  3. Get the token ID (Unlock_code.bin file that you get by email from the HTC dev site)
  4. Submit the token ID (Submit the Unlock_code.bin file you've got from the HTC dev site)
  5. Unlock the bootloader
  6. Install recovery mode (there are GSM and CDMA versions, you must choose the correct one )

Up to here your phone is rooted, the rest of features are optional, to use if you want to flash



Reference: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1809751by

3 comments:

Julia said...

Very nicely written. Thanks for information.

HTC Wildfire S is a compact but powerful handset. It comes with all the necessary features. Some of its features are 3.2 inch HVGA touchscreen, Gorilla Glass display, Android 2.3 OS, HTC Sense UI, Touch-sensitve controls, 600Mhz processor, 5MP Autofocus camera, DVD video recording, FM with RDS and connectivity options like WiFi, WiFi hotspot, 3G, A-GPS.

Maria M. Olivares said...

Thanks for your comment Julia, yes HTC smartphones are fantastic and I'm happy with mine. I really like the idea of rooting on Android OS devices too.

sonam jain said...

Its very interesting post, good job

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