HTC DROID DNA gets all-in-one toolkit

HTC DROID DNA gets all-in-one toolkit
So, you've got the brand-new and amazing HTC DROID DNA. What's the first thing you want to do with it when you get it home? Root it and mod it, of course! Well, that wish just got a whole lot easier with a new all-in-one toolkit to automate all of those tasks. We're hoping that this is a trend that continues, because the all-in-one toolkits for Google's Nexus devices make everything quite easy.

HTC DROID DNA gets all-in-one toolkit
Of course, the DROID DNA is not a Nexus device, so there are some limitations, like the fact that you cannot re-lock your bootloader once it is unlocked, so be sure that's what you want to do before you do it. But, as a bonus, the DROID DNA toolkit has a full GUI, unlike the command-line toolkits for Nexus devices. The toolkit will let you do useful stuff like rooting, flashing custom recovery, flashing a new kernel, or backing up your device. If you're a developer there are also nice options to register with HTCDev, and get or submit token IDs. 

As usual with toolkits, it is only available for Windows. Of course, right now, unless you're a developer there may not be much to do other than root, because the HTC DROID DNA source code was just released today, so there are no custom ROMs just yet. 

source: XDA Forums via XDA

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DROID DNA
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2020 mAh

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5 Comments

1. D3VR04

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

This doesn't work anymore thanks to Verizon right? ...Pulling it from htcDev.

2. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

What? No verizon killed htcdev at the launch date, but all this progress is after the launch so it can work

3. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

GOOO DNA!

4. gatordotcom

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 18, 2010

Awesome, I was waiting in this to buy one!

5. molanjames

Posts: 80; Member since: Oct 11, 2012

This tool is useless for DNA.

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