How To Root HTC One – Guide
Rooting enables to get super user rights on your Android device, this is reason behind the popularity of rooting forums, it will give you access to all system apps and install any root required app, in short rooting makes you able to customize every aspect of your Android device. Thanks to recognized XDA developer mike1986, now you’re able to easily root your HTC One (HTC M7).
This guide shows you how to root HTC One. Your HTC One must have unlocked bootloader and a custom recovery installed, you can check this guide to unlock the bootloader and check this guide to install ClockworkMod custom recovery or this guide TWRP custom recovery.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the HTC One Rooting Package.
Step #2: Place the Root HTC One.zip file to internal storage of your HTC One.
Step #3: Turn off your HTC One.
Step #4: Reboot your phone into recovery mode, to do so reboot phone by holding down volume down and power buttons to enter in recovery mode, there use volume keys to highlight and power button to select recovery option.
Step #5: If you’re using CWM recovery, select “install zip from SD card but if you’re using TWRP recovery, select “install” and locate the rooting zip file you have copied to your phone and confirm the installation.
Step #6: Once the installation is done, select “reboot system now” to reboot the phone.
Step #7: Download and install the BusyBox app on your HTC One.
Step #8: Launch the BusyBox app, it will show you a “superuser request”, there tap on “grant” button to allow it.
Step #9: Now clock the welcome message when it ask, then wait for a few seconds until you see ”Smart install has finished loading” appear, then close this message.
Step #10: Tap on “install” to install the BusyBox app and installation may take time, so wait.
Step #11: Once the installation is done, the app will show up a message to close the BusyBox app, tap on close button.
That’s it, you’re done, your HTC One is rooted now! You can install any root-required app on the phone even modify the system setting. If you experience any error during the rooting procedure, leave a comment below.