How to Root the HTC One Mini 2 – Easiest Way!

How to Root the HTC One Mini 2 – Easiest Way!

HTC is one of the best selling brands for mobile phones that offer a wide range of mobile phones to their users. HTC One Mini 2 is one such great phone that is loaded with numerous specs and functionality. The phone has got mesmerizing design with brushed aluminum body. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon quad- core 1.2 GHz processor and Android Kitkat 4.4.2 along with the latest HTC Sense 16. It has got some other amazing features like internal memory of 16GB, 1GB RAM, Adreno 305 GPU, Gorilla Glass 3, ambient light sensor,  13MP rear camera with flash and front camera of 5MP. It has also got front facing stereo speakers. Overall HTC One Mini 2 is an amazing phone with numerous features. However, if you still wish to root your device then given below is the complete process on how to root your HTC One Mini 2.

Pre-requisites

  • Make sure that your phone has at least 90% in it before starting with the rooting process.
  • You must also create backup for all the important data of your phone.
  • To begin with the rooting process you will require a Windows based computer system. All the drivers must be pre- installed on your computer system.
  • You must download the FastbootTWRP Recovery and SuperSU  and save them on your desktop.
  • Make sure that you enable the USB debugging mode on your phone (Menu>> Settings>> Developer Options>> USB Debugging).

Guide for rooting HTC One Mini 2

  • By clicking on Fastboot and selecting Extract here, you can extract files from Fastboot to your desktop.
  • Now, copy SuperSU.zip to your phone’s SD card from the desktop using a USB cable.
  • By long pressing the down shift and right- clicking on any blank area and choosing Open command window on the desktop, launch a Command Prompt Window. Type adb reboot bootloader in the Command Prompt Window.
  • After this, your device will be rebooted in the bootloader mode.
  • Using the volume buttons and power button navigate to Fastboot.
  • Enter the command “fastboot boot recovery. img” by replacing the “recovery .img“ with the original name of the TWRP Recovery image that you have downloaded.
  • After this step, your device will be rebooted into TWRP Recovery. Now select the install option.
  • Now select the SuperSU.zip that you have copied earlier to be flashed on your device.
  • To confirm flash, click on swipe. This will start flashing the chosen .zip file on your phone.
  • After the flashing process is completed, you can reboot your device into system recovery mode by selecting the Reboot option. After this your device will be rebooted.

Final Words

So, by following the above mentioned steps, you will able to root your HTC One Mini 2. Once you are over with the rooting process, you can customize your device as per your needs. Once you have rooted your phone, the warranty of your phone stands void. However, in order to get back the warranty you must unroot your device i.e. bring it to its original state. So, carefully follow the guide for rooting and get ready for an amazing experience.

Ujjwal Kumar

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