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How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat

How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat. Guide on getting ROOT access on HTC 10 Evo and HTC Bolt Android Nougat with SuperSU v2.78 SR5, to get the most out of it and to access options that are not available if you don’t have root access.

Previous steps and recommendations before continuing with the guide on How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat

⇒ Previous steps and recommendations, before Rooting Android.

  • Enable the USB Debugging option. From: Settings-> All-> About phone-> Build number. Then click 5-7 times on the build number, until a message announces that we are already a developer. Next, in Settings -> Development Options we activate USB Debugging. Also enable “Allow OEM Unlocking”, if this option is available.
  • Install the HTC USB Drivers on the PC, so that we can connect the device with the computer correctly.
  • To be on the safe side and in case something goes wrong, before continuing with the guide on How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat, make a backup of all data personals, applications, settings, photos, music from the internal sdcard. It is also recommended to make a Backup of the EFS folder, IMEI
  • Unlock the bootloader to continue with the guide on How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat

Files needed to continue with the guide on How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat

How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat

Step 1: Open a command window. To do this, inside the ADB folder (C: adb), press the SHIFT key on the keyboard + Right Click on the mouse in a white space of the folder and in the options that are displayed simply choose “Open command window here” .

Step 2: Next, connect the device with the PC using the USB cable and restart the device in FASTBOOT mode by typing the following command in the command window or by pressing the “Power + Volume down” button at the same time.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 3: Once in Fastboot mode check connection by entering command below command line. We will receive the serial number of the device which means that the device is correctly connected.

fastboot devices

Step 4: Write the following command in the command window

fastboot flash recovery recovery_root.img

Step 5: Then boot the device in recovery mode and once in recovery mode, the SuperSU script to root will start the root process. It might take a few reboots (3-4 maybe) before booting into the system.

That’s it. This is the guide on How to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat

Optional but recommended. Back to stock recovery

Once the phone boots into the system, follow steps 1, 2, 3, 4 and step 4 instead of the command fastboot flash recovery recovery_root.img writes fastboot flash recovery recovery_stock.img

Get the most out of your device by following this guide to make a nandroid backup and so I can later, restore whole system in case you need it. It is also recommended to create a backup EFS partition that stores identifying information about your device. That’s it. This is the guide on how to root HTC Bolt and HTC 10 Evo Android Nougat.