Root for HTC EVO 4G is here and here is step by step guide to help you if you were wondering how to root HTC EVO 4G:
Before you begin:
If you love your data & contacts, do backup before you go on to root EVO 4G.
Step 1: Download rooted ROM [Download]
Step 2: You will need to set up ADB drivers and create GoldCard and use that SD card in EVO 4G.
Step 3: Now connect HTC EVO 4G to computer via USB and mount the SD card.
Step 4: Copy the downloaded PC36IMG.zip file in to the root of SD card (do not copy inside any folder).
Step 5: Once file transfer is complete, unplug the EVO 4G from USB and turn it off.
Step 6: After phone is powered off, hold the Volume Down and Power keys until the white screen appears on EVO 4G.
Phone should detect the copied PC36IMG.zip file and will ask you if you wanted to update.
Step 7: Select “Yes” when it asks you if you wanted to update. Let the process complete.
Step 8: When process is complete, you will be asked to reboot, go with it.
When your device will reboot, it will not be the same again. You now have HTC EVO 4G root access. Enjoy the freedom and load custom ROMs to play around.
You may also want to check our guides to root Nexus One on Froyo and on Android 2.1. Other than that, you can root HTC Tattoo in one click.
See our in-depth comparison of HTC EVO 4G vs. Nexus One vs. HTC Desire vs. Motorola Droid mobile phones.
Root for HTC EVO 4G was made possible by ToastCFH.