How to Root HTC Desire V using HTC Toolkit [Rooting Guide]

The Desire V is a very popular Android Smartphone manufactured by HTC, that was released on June 2012. The Smartphone has some very impressive hardware specifications, which includes a 1 GHz cortex A5 processor, 512 MB of RAM and a 5 MP camera. Even though these hardware specifications were impressive when the HTC Desire V was launched, it might feel sluggish according to today’s Smartphone standards.

And one of the most common ways to bring back the performance glory of your HTC Desire V is by rooting it and then installing some custom ROM built for HTC Desire V on your choice. And if you’re in search of a tutorial which will guide you through the processes to root the HTC Desire V, then you’re at the right spot. As today, we will be guiding you through a detailed article on how to root HTC Desire V.

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Warnings:

Below are some warning statements for you to read, before proceeding to root your HTC Desire V Android Smartphone:

  • Rooting is an unauthorized process. Hence, you will lose all warranty benefits over your HTC Desire V after rooting it.
  • We are not at all responsible if you damage your HTC Desire V during or after completing the rooting process. Hence, it is strictly recommended to proceed at your own risk only.
  • You may or may not get any official firmware or software updates after rooting your HTC Desire V.

Prerequisites:

Below are some prerequisite procedures to follow, before attempting to root your HTC Desire V:

  • Make sure that your HTC Desire V has at least 80% of battery backup.
  • Make sure that you’ve downloaded and installed USB Drivers for HTC Desire V on your PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your HTC Desire V by going through Settings>Manage Apps>Development>and then ticking the USB Debugging check box.
  • Please do unlock the boot loader of your HTC Desire V prior to rooting it from here.
  • Download the root kit for your HTC Desire V from here.

How To Root HTC Desire V:

Below is the detailed tutorial on how to root HTC Desire V Android Smartphone:

  • Download and extract the root kit.
  • Connect your HTC Desire V to the computer.
  • Now run the “.exe” file from the extracted root kit.
  • A new window will appear.
  • If you installed the USB Drivers correctly, the root kit will identify your device. If not, then re-install the USB Drivers.
  • Go to the “Root Section” of the root kit application and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • At the end of the on-screen instructions, the rooting process will begin.
  • Wait for the rooting process to complete.
  • After the rooting processes get completed, manually restart your device.

Congratulations, you have now successfully rooted your HTC Desire V Android Smartphones using the HTC Toolkit.

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