Download Easy Root for HTC Thunderbolt Root

by on March 30th, 2011

HTC Thunderbolt is one of the toughest device to root. The XDA developers team member dbzfanatic has developed a utility Easyroot + S-Off that makes Thunderbolt root process very easy. This will only work with firmware versions lower than version 1.12.605.9.

Instructions

  • Push busybox, psneuter,and misc.img to /data/local/
  • Push PG05IMG_downgrade.zip to /sdcard and rename to PG05IMG.zip
  • chmod psneuter and busybox
  • execute psneuter
  • check the md5 hash of misc.img
  • flash misc.img to /dev/block/mmcblk0p17 if the hash is c88dd947eb3b36eec90503a3525ae0de
  • reboot into the bootloader
  • press power to enter bootloader and flash PG05IMG.zip (done by user)
  • once back in android:
  • remove PG05IMG.zip
  • push busybox, psneuter, and wpthis to /data/local
  • chmod all 3 files
  • run psneuter
  • run wpthis
  • push the engineering hboot(hbooteng.nb0) to /data/local/
  • check the md5 of the hboot file (it should be 6991368ee2deaf182048a3ed9d3c0fcb)
  • if it is flash hbooteng.nb0 to /dev/block/mmcblk0p18
  • push the PG05IMG.zip file to /sdcard
  • reboot into the bootloader
  • again press power and flash PG05IMG.zip (done by user)
  • push su, busybox, and psneuter to /data/local
  • chmod psneuter and busybox
  • run psneuter
  • mount /system as read/write (rw)
  • copy su to /system/xbin/su
  • chown and chmod su
  • install superuser and RomManager

If adb does not see your device try installing the htc sync drivers. If that doesn’t wok install PDA.net. If you have a 64-bit version of windows replace the files in the rar with these.

Also read this before doing anything.

To get access to your Thunderbolt root, download Easyroot + S-Off.

Developer’s Disclaimer: AndIRC is not affiliated with this program and by using it you agree that neither AndIRc nor myself is responsible for any damages caused by this program.

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