VISIONary offers one-touch rooting of the G2

VISIONary offers one-touch rooting of the G2
It seems ironic that G2 owners are the ones waiting for a permanent root solution. After all, it's the capable successor to the venerated G1. But here we are, with HTC embedding technology to prevent rooting of the G2. At least until there's a custom ROM available, the new VISIONary app will suffice.

The VISIONary app is so-named because of the other moniker for the G2, 'HTC Vision'. The app is available free from the Android Market, but donation is encouraged. Don't you want MoDaCo to continue such useful development? After downloading the app to your G2, you simply select the icon, and you're done.

Just a note: you need to have your USB debugging enabled. To do so, go to Settings>Applications>Development, and check the 'USB Debugging' box. When VISIONary completes the rooting, it will open /data/local/visionary.sh. If you have things you want to load with your root, you can place them in this file. And there you go! Enjoy your rooted device, and the satisfaction of having circumvented HTC's sneaky software.

source: XDA-Developers via IntoMobile

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G2
  • Display 3.7 inches
    800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 4GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1300 mAh
  • OS Android 2.3.3

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