HTC Rezound – Steps by Step Tutorial to Root

Sanjana January 19, 2012 4

HTC Rezound is a newly launched phone and its users can smile this New Year as they can now root their smartphone. Here we have covered the detail procedure on how to easily root your HTC Rezound smartphone. Rooting helps to further customize the phone and also use the applications that require root access. This rooting process is only applicable for those HTC Rezound users running on Gingerbread 2.3.4 firmware version. However it is to be noted that rooting will void the warranty as the boot loader unlock policy doesn’t allow users to root the phone.

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We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The rooting procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to HTC Rezound smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.


You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will help you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download HTC USB DriversDownload ZergRushDownload Wireless TetherDownload Titanium Backup

Steps to Root HTC Rezound:

Step-1: Download and install HTC USB Drivers followed by ZergRush from the Must Have section to your computer and extract it to a new folder via Winzip/Winrar.

Step-2: Hard restart your phone by pulling out the battery. After the phone reboots enable USB Debugging in your phone by following the path from your homescreen. Click on Menu > Settings > Application > Development > then check off USB Debugging.

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Step-3: Install Titanium Back up from the Must Have section and connect your phone to the computer via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time. Change the connection type to HTC Sync by following the path from your homescreen. Click on Menu > Settings > Connect to PC > Default Connection Type > HTC Sync.

Step-4: The computer will detect the phone and install a new device. If prompted at this point use HTC Drivers. Now navigate to ZergRush folder and run DoomLords-RunMe.bat. In case you are running on Windows 7 you need to run this as the Administrator.

Step-5: At this point Superuser should be able to install. If you try to run Superuser directly you might encounter force close issues, but it will work fine with apps like Titanium Backup and AdBlock.

Thus you can easily root your HTC Rezound smartphone by following the steps mentioned above

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  1. brian February 8, 2012 at 8:18 am - Reply

    i have tried this and another program and can not get it to work. phone is unlocked. one time it did say rooted and reboot but nothing. any help?

    • Sanjana February 8, 2012 at 8:47 am - Reply

      This is a temporary rooting procedure.. Re-try the procedure

  2. billy v February 14, 2012 at 5:07 pm - Reply

    sorry. this method does not work. it says FAILED To copy ./superuser.apk to /system/app/superuser.apk: read-only system then says [install_failed_already_exists]

    UGGGGGG sooooo annoying

    • Sanjana February 15, 2012 at 4:46 am - Reply

      I have modified the rooting procedure.. Try it out

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