How to Root HTC Panache

Get ready to see your HTC Panache rooted! Released 3 years ago, the phone won’t feel old. That’s because root access will make it perform better and you’ll have new stuff to try out. Also known as HTC Panache 4G, this handset will truly shine once you’re done with our tutorial.

The SRSRoot is the kind of app that is available for free. Powered by an SRS Server, it delivers compatibility with numerous brands. It is also compatible with your handset’s Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread. In fact, this app doesn’t mess up with any of the Android versions unveiled until now.

The benefits of this procedure

The SRSRoot app doesn’t care what type of Build ID is used for a rooting. In our tutorial we went for the following Build ID: GRI40. The smartphone comes with a 1 GHz Scorpion processor. Its speed will become superior to the one currently displayed while using the handset. The rooting app we’re using comes with various goodies.HTC-Panache

After you have this app as part of your HTC Panache, many new features will pop up. The battery will improve a lot. The device isn’t going to experience bloatware. Fortunately, it will have both admin and superuser permission. A rooted phone shall also sport custom ROMs. Root-only apps and customization options are featured, too. The SRSRoot dedicated app is also popular for its lack of major bugs.

Before you start considering an update for your rooted HTC Panache, you have to take into account the disadvantages tied to that procedure. If the upgrade gets in touch with the root access, it will quickly revoke it. Once the phone no longer has that, it will also find itself without a system partition. However harsh that may sound, the data of major importance won’t be damaged. Neither will the phone’s internal and external SD cards.


Your smartphone, as every gadget out there, has a warranty by default. The rooting will revoke it. That is why we recommend looking up a guide on how to retrieve it.

  • a backup should always be generated so that no data is lost while you’re rooting the phone;
  • a full NANDroid backup is also necessary, so make one by applying these tips;
  • download USB drivers compatible with the HTC Panache on your notebook by opening this link;
  • Windows is the only OS version accepted for this guide, so make sure your notebook has it;
  • the handset must contain, for this tutorial, a fully charged battery;
  • open the security programs available on the notebook and then turn them off;
  • open the phone’s security programs and have them disabled, as well.

Step by step instructions

The root access is going to appear on your phone after the following steps have been applied.

  1. For the first task, we need you to download, on the laptop, the following: SRSRoot app. This link has the place where you will locate the app. Click on a download button that is found on that page.
  2. Install, first, the downloaded application on your laptop after the download’s over.
  3. Now do the following: open the app there and click on Unknown Sources. You will stumble across this option after you tap Settings and look under it.
  4. This step asks that you also tap USB Debugging. This was something that you had to do before. If this option isn’t yet turned on, you can do it while you’re at this stage of things.
  5. Move on by creating a connection between the phone and notebook. The most indicated way of tackling this is to use the handset’s USB cable.
  6. Let the plugging begin, then end. After that, continue with this action: look for Root Device (All Methods) and see to it that it’s tapped.
  7. When done with this part, wait for the rooting to end. If you don’t see anything happening, you have to go back, redo the steps and wait for the procedure to be finally over.
  8. If the rooting is done, you should restart the HTC Panache. This part requires help from Reboot System Now. Tap the latter then.

As soon as your smartphone’s started again, start using the goodies offered by the root access. And, if you aren’t impressed with them, always remember that this tool is a great unrooting tool!

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Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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