OTA RootKeeper: Keep Your Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Rooting When You Install OTA Updates
Rooting allows you to cross the limitations of manufacture on your device, once you’ve rooted your Android device, you can completely customize your Android device such as you can remove bloatware from the device, install custom ROMs, increase performance, install mods, tweaks and much more. There’s no Android life without rooting, but on your rooted device, when you install any OTA update, it’ll unroot your Android device, but for those, who own a HTC EVO 4G LTE, here’s a solution.
Recognized XDA developer member indiscriminant has developed an app named OTA RootKeeper, this app allows you to protect the root access when you update your HTC EVO 4G LTE with any OTA update. The app make a backup of your root, you can restore that backup after updating your device via OTA update.
The app also allows you to temporarily un-root the device in case you want to do something that requires a non-rooted Android device. Since the Android device automatically download the OTA update and force you install the update, it’s best solution to protect the root access.
It’s much fast and easy to use app, just download the app and install it on your device, then open the app and grant root access, then tap on the button labeled the “Protect root”, it’ll make a backup of root on your device. After that once you’ve installed an OTA update on the device, install the OTA RootKeeper again and restore the root backup, that’s it a simple app for HTC EVO 4G LTE.
The app has so many useful features, if any update has some useful features you need on your device, you have option to download it and use it without losing the root, you can download the app from below link, and you can also visit the original thread of XDA here:
OTA RootKeeper [Google Play Download Link]