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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Rtedmonston, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. Rtedmonston

    Rtedmonston Member
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    I have an HTC Evo Design 4G, Boost mobile carrier.

    I can't find a guide for Android version 4.0.3 "Ice cream sandwhich" most guide only go up to 2.x.x or so. Is there a method that works for software number 1.11.653.0 710RD?

    I successfully unlocked the bootloader (v 1.30) using HTC method. I want to root now, preferrably without the "digital watermark". and S-off if possible. Though I've heard it's not possible under new ota(?)
     



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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    welcome to the forums!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    i moved you to the design root forums. hopefully folks here can help you out.

    check this thread out:
    http://androidforums.com/evo-design-all-things-root/580395-please-help-want-root-htc-design.html
     
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  3. Travisholt92

    Travisholt92 Android Enthusiast

    s-off is not possible. however for root you just simply install this http://androidforums.com/evo-design...78-root-stock-rooted-rom-no-cwm-required.html (the first link) follow the instructions on there. :) have a great day, and welcome to the Evo Design All Things Root forums :)
     
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  4. Rtedmonston

    Rtedmonston Member
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    Doesn't seem like Hboot can load PH44IMG.zip ? It finds it, it tells me "wrong zipped image!" then goes back to boot loader menu... CWM?
     
  5. Rtedmonston

    Rtedmonston Member
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    well, tried that method, it just freezes on "parsing" stage and goes no further. I've unlocked it, changed the version number, done everything in the guide. Keep hitting road blocks.

    Any ideas?
     
  6. papo12

    papo12 Member

    I am on the same firmware as you, I got my phone rooted using http://androidforums.com/evo-design...sh-cwm-get-latest-update-1-11-653-0-root.html the top section, after I installed the cwm I made a backup and then installed zombu2's CWM Root Zip file -under her Installing the Latest Update via Nandroid Backup and Root section and received root that way. I'm not sure what mean about the watermark and s-off but mine is just stock (same firmware) but with superuser.
     
  7. 2fast4u88

    2fast4u88 Android Enthusiast

    I don't recommend to install a old firmware. Simple root is to unlock, flash recovery and go to superusers website for the flashable su zip.
     
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The HTC EVO Design release date was October 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 768GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1520mAh battery.

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