HTC Incredible gets down and dirty with its rooting process

HTC Incredible gets down and dirty with its rooting process
Crazy as it may seem to some people, you'll probably need to down a couple cups of coffee in waking yourself up as the HTC Incredible at long last has been rooted. Apparently this bad boy of an Android powered smartphone resisted in giving in for quite some time and proved to be one tough cookie in cracking, but nonetheless, like much of some of its Android brothers and sisters, its rooting process is now available for your tinkering – somewhat. In what might look like a last ditch effort to prove its subordination, the rooting process is being touted as “very hard” and “not very repeatable” – most likely due to the notion that it's still in the early stage. Thankfully it's looking more airy now that a user friendly patch looks to be on the horizon which simply will enable owners to accomplish just about anything their hearts desire on the handset. It surely looked like the Incredible was going to be one difficult task, but now it follows in the same path as other handsets.

HTC Droid Incredible Specifications | Review

source: Unrevoked via Engadget

FEATURED VIDEO

5 Comments

1. vzwtechbill

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

Very glad to hear this, hope process is simplified by time mine ships on 6/30

2. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

And next stop, getting EVO 4G ROM into the HD2, lol

3. crappypunk

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

I actually watched this happen on IRC last night.. was intense

4. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

ya i saw the blog about it today.... no way im even going to try that. With that list of stuff to do i'd rather wait for 2.2 to launch ha ha.

5. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

yeah i spent 3 hours last night trying to get mine to boot properly into shell, didn't happen, others tried 70+ times rebooting their phone, i only did about 30.... I will wait until it is simplified, feels like my power button is worn down a little... haha.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.