How to Re-Root HTC Wildfire S After 2.26.401.3 Update

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This tutorial will helps you how to re-root HTC Wildfire S (Marvel) after applying 2.26.401.3 update and consequently losing root. You can re-root via installing root.zip. So, let’s begin:

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WARNING: Best android blog won’t be held responsible for any damage that takes place to your device while following these steps. So, root your device at your own risk.

Pre-requisites for re-root:

  • Once you downloaded then extract the same to C:\android.
  • Download the Clockwork Recovery v5.0.2.8 image and put it in the C:\android folder.
  • Make sure whether you have installed the HTC Sync drivers.

Instructions to re-root:

  • First disable the “Fast Boot” (Go to Settings>Power>Uncheck “Fast Book”) and Enable “USB Debugging”(go to Settings>Applications>Development>check “USB debugging”).
  • Then turn off your phone and let it to shut down completely. Do not connect it to the computer yet.
  • Hold Power Button and Volume Down for a few seconds until you see HBOOT screen, and then wait again few seconds for the normal system scan.
  • Navigate to Fastboot and now connect your phone to the computer. (You should see the change of “FASTBOOT” to “FASTBOOT USB” on your screen. If not install the drivers = HTCSync)
  • Enter the CMD on your computer and navigate to your android folder (type cd C:\android), then type fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-5.0.2.8-marvel.img.
  • When flashing is done, turn off your phone and allow it to shutdown completely.
  • Turn on your phone and allow to Android boot. Connect it to PC (Choose connection type: DISK DRIVE) and copy root.zip to the root of the SD card.
  • Turn off your phone and allow it to shut down completely.
  • Hold the Power button and Volume Button for a few seconds until you see HBOOT screen, and then wait again for a few seconds for the normal system scan.
  • Navigate to Recovery and in the recovery menu select the “install zip from sd card”.
  • In the next menu select “choose zip from sd card” and find the “root.zip” file in the list (select it).
  • Wait until the script do its work. When it is finished you will see “Install from sd card completed”.
  • Select “Go Back” and then select “Power off” to turn off your phone (let it shutdown completely).
  • Turn on your phone and allow Android boot.
  • Then go to Google Play Market and download Superuser.apk and install it.

That’s it you are now re-rooted.

About Sarvesh Darak

Sarvesh Darak is a blogger, an online marketer, a social media specialist and an Android Lover. At Best Android Blog, he writes Android news & tutorials for Android Rooting. He is the tech head and ensures that the blog keeps running at good pace. He also looks after all the SEO and promotion work. He’s from Surat, India and keep contributing regularly at the blog.

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