How To Root HTC Desire 816: 2 Easy Methods

How To Root HTC Desire 816: 2 Easy Methods – The HTC Desire 816 was released in February, 2014. The mobile phone has bar type shape (6.17 x 3.10 x 0.31 in) with rounded corners. It has a 5.5-inch Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen (16 million colors). The display has a 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi pixel density).

The device is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 chipset. It has a Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU. Graphics is handled by Adreno 305.

It has 8 GB of internal memory with 1.5 GB RAM. The unit has a micro SD card slot which supports up to 128 GB. It runs Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) but can be upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow).

Root HTC Desire 816

Related: Root Moto G On KitKat 4.4.4

Benefits of Rooting

If you root HTC Desire 816, you can remove bloatware and unwanted apps from your phone. You can also install cracked app and other enhancements. Remember : we do not condone piracy. You can do anything you want with your rooted phone.

Warning: Rooting your phone voids the warranty. Do it also on your own risk. Always back up your phone before rooting.

For this article, we are going to root your HTC Desire 816 using two methods. The first one is by using an app. The second one, by using a computer and an image file. Follow the procedure below to root HTC Desire 816.

How To Root HTC Desire 816: Method 1 – Using KingRoot

  1. Download KingRoot to your phone.
  2. Install the app and run it.
  3. Touch “Try To Root” or “Start Root”.
  4. KingRoot will then automatically root your HTC Desire 816.
  5. Let the process finish.

You now have a rooted phone.

How To Root HTC Desire 816: Method 2 – Using A Computer

  1. Get the root image file here. Save it on a folder on your computer without unzipping it.
  2. Using the USB cable, connect your mobile to your computer.
  3. Transfer the root image file you downloaded to your phone’s SD card.
  4. Safely remove your phone from the computer. (Right click on the tray icon and “eject”)
  5. Turn off your smartphone.
  6. Enter recovery mode on your Android device.
  7. Select “install zip from SD card” from Recovery Mode.
  8. Select “choose zip from SD card”.
  9. Choose the root image file and flash the it on your mobile.
  10. Select “reboot system now” from the main Recovery Menu.

Again, you have rooted your HTC Desire 816.

See also: Root LG Optimus L90

If you encounter a boot loop error, return to the Recovery Menu. Select ” Wipe Cache Partition”. Select”Wipe Data Factory Reset”. Lastly, select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”. These should eliminate the boot loop problem.

Watch the video below for more on how to root HTC Desire 816.

If your found our guide useful, please let us know. Share it also with your friends.

Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *