HTC MyTouch 4G Slide: Root & ClockworkMod Recovery How-To

HTC MyTouch 4G Slide aka T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide can now be rooted easily and also installing ClockworkMod recovery is very easy now. MyTouch 4G Slide feature a 1 GHz Scorpion processor and feature 768 MB of RAM but only upgradable to 2.3 Gingerbread officially. However, with that spec you can easily install Android 4.0.4 ICS or Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with the help of custom ROM. That’s where root and CWM require for you. With CWM recovery you can easily flash custom ROM, where root allow you to install apps that require root permission. Usually, root and CWM recovery installation is technical process, but today we are here with much more easy process. After the release of MyTouch 4G Slide All-In-One Toolkit by hasoon200, it should be much easier for even newbie

Warning!

This tutorial is only for T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide. 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.

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Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse 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

Important!

  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for MyTouch 4G Slide in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]
  4. 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 MyTouch 4G Slide running on Android 2.2 Froyo (or Android 2.3 Gingerbread) as well as how to install ClockworkMod Recovery.

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  • Cindy Pdx

    This is a nice guide to follow. Thank you. Now I have a rooted with STOCK ROM AND HBOOT-1.45.0013, Gingerbread 2.3.4 MT4GS . But now how to get to S-OFF so one can install Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich?

    • arafat21

      Go to htcdev.com, register and check if your device is supported or not. We yet to write about that.