Here is an easy guide for HTC Amaze rooting as well as installing ClockworkMod recovery aka CWM recovery. HTC Amaze 4G is a HTC smartphone available only on T-Mobile. The device feature 1GB or RAM, dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion and 16GB of internal storage. Unfortunately, the device comes with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread out of the box and can only be upgraded to Android 4.0 ICS officially. However, the spec look good to run latest Android version including Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean or the very latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. So, to upgrade your device you need to take help of a custom ROM. Custom ROM can only be installed using custom recovery such as CWM recovery. Root also essential part of installing MODs, Themes and apps that require Super User permission. To simplify thing, we are here to guide you to root your Amaze 4G and install CWM recovery on it. After the release of HTC Amaze 4G All-In-One Toolkit by hasoon200, it should be much easier for even newbie.
This tutorial is only for HTC Amaze 4G. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
Rooting Information: Once your device is rooted, warranty will get void; However, you can reclaim the warranty by applying official firmware update.
To check if you successfully rooted your device or not install an app called “Root Checker” that available for download from Google PLAY store for free.
Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
- You already have USB Driver Installed for HTC Amaze 4G in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]
- Make sure bootloader is unlocked. [visit htcdev.com] or use given tool for easier way to achieve the task.
If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to root HTC Amaze 4G running on Android 4.0 ICS (or Android 2.3 Gingerbread) as well as how to install ClockworkMod Recovery.
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