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 and extract it to your computer (it only works on PC, not Linux or Mac).

Step 2. Download HTC drivers from 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



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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