Evo 4G root instructions are here!
The Evo 4G was rooted some days ago, and we finally have instructions. And it couldn't be easier. If you're new to this, we suggest you read through the thread at XDA Developers. And then read through it again. And after you think you don't have any more questions, read through it one more time. (Note: THIS WILL WIPE YOUR PHONE.) For the advanced, it's this simple:
That's it. You have a rooted ROM. You'll want to rename (or delete) the PC36IMG.zip image file that you put on the card, so that next time you enter the bootloader it won't try to automatically update again. You can do that by plugging in the phone, choosing "HTC Sync" and going to your favorite command line prompt and typing:
Leave the phone plugged in if you want to go on to the next section and load the custom recovery. (After the break, for cleanliness.) Otherwise, you're done.
Flashing recovery for custom ROMs
If you're going to want custom ROMs on the Evo, you need to flash the recovery image. Here's how you do that.
That's it, everybody. Huge props to the folks at XDA and everybody who worked on this project. Once you're done here, head on over there and let them know how awesome they are.
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