How to Root & How to Unlock the Bootloader in HTC One X

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The HTC One X is one of the flagship’s phone for the first half of 2012. So, if you are an owner of that device and if you want to root your device or if you want to unlock the bootloader then this is the tutorial for you.

Please be aware that once you root your device its warranty may get void. And also note that we (Best android blog) would not be held responsible for anything happens wrongly to your device. So, follow the given below procedure at your own risk.

Unlock the Bootloader in HTC One X

Further, we advise you to take backup of all your internal data’s with the help of backup applications. Because rooting may wipe your datas. And also charge your device battery fully or atleast you need to have 70%. First let’s see how to unlock the bootloader:

How to Unlock the Bootloader of HTC One X:

As of now, the only way to unlock the bootloader of any HTC device is through HTCDev.com method. So, go to the HTC Dev.com website first.

  • Then there register yourself.
  • Click on Unlock Bootloader option.
  • Select “All other supported models”
  • Follow the on screen instructions.

Note : To access the Bootloader, flash etc. Mode on HTC One X press your Power button and Volume up button.

How to Root HTC One X:

By flashing the custom boot image you can root your device. But to flash that you need Bootloader unlocked, so by following the aforementioned steps first unlock the bootloader and then start to root your device.

The safest method to root your HTC One X device is by flashing the clockwork mod Recovery then flashing the SuperSu.zip through recovery. For this you need to install Android SDK on your machine or download the fastboot from here. Create a folder called Fastboot and extract the files into that folder.

How to root HTC One X

Method 1:

1. First turn off your device and press the Power button and Volume button to get into the Bootloader.

2. Use the Volume key to scroll down to “Fastboot” and press the Power button to select it.

3. Open the Command prompt and point to fastboot folder.

4. Then download the Interim Clockworkmod recovery from here.

5. Type in :

fastboot flash recovery r1-modaco-recovery-clockwork-touch-endeavoru.img

6. Reboot your device.

7. Once you have reboot download the latest SuperSu zip file and copy to your SD storage.

8. Go to your recovery and flash the SuperSu to acquire root.

Method 2:

By using this method you need to flash the pre-rooted kernel directly to acquire root. This method will not have recovery it just root.

1. Turn off your device and press the Power button and Volume button to get into the Bootloader.

2. Use the Volume key to scroll down to “Fastboot” and press the Power button to select it.

3. Download the boot image from Doom’s Advance Stock Kernel.

4. Open the command prompt and point to fastboot folder.

5. Type in fastboot flash boot boot.img and press enter and reboot your device.

6. Now you acquire the root. Congrats!

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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