The HTC butterfly is a mid-range device set for the Asian markets. It has a huge screen with high pixel density, a great camera capable to recording videos in HD at 30 fps and a 2.5 GHz quad-core processor. Today I will show you how to root HTC Butterfly 2, the process is very easy and fast–you don’t need to write commands or download huge software, you just have to do it with your phone only.
If you are rooting your phone then you should know that this is an unofficial process. Rooting is a risky process and should not be done if you don’t know what you are doing. If you really don’t know about rooting then let me tell you about it: rooting is a process in which we make some system files available for some apps to work smoothly. Some times we also root our phone’s when we need to install any custom ROM or kernels. Rooting your phone will also voids the warranty of your phone so you will be charged for any future assistance for your device.
As rooting is a risky process so it is better to take a backup of all the important files and documents, so if anything goes wrong during the process then your data should stay intact. You can also save your contacts by exporting them to your SD card or sync them up to your Google account. Also backup all of your media files to your PC or any other external drive.
All you need a PC, a USB cable and your phone. On your phone make sure that you enabled USB debugging mode before rooting your phone. You can do this by going to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB debugging option. Also make sure that your phone should have at least 50% battery on it because your phone might get bricked if it go off during the rooting process.
Steps to root HTC Butterfly 2
- First you need to enable apps installation from unknown resources by going to Settings > Security > check the Unknown Sources check-box.
- Now download the DingDong app from here on your PC.
- Connect your phone to your PC and transfer the ding-dong apk to your phone.
- After the transfer, unplug your phone from PC.
- Install that APK file on your phone and launch it using a File manager of your choice. (The ASTRO File Manager is an excellent choice!).
- You will see a root button there, hit it.
- Wait for some minutes and your phone will get rooted automatically.
Check the root access on your phone by installing any root checker apps from here. Your phone has been rooted successfully and reboot your phone to take effect. After that you can tweak your phones performance easily.
You might also wish to learn how to install TWRP Recovery on the HTC Butterfly 2 now so you can start flashing custom ROMs and take NANDroid backups.