Use this article in case you are interested to root HTC U Ultra and install any custom recovery image you want on it. A new line of smartphones from HTC flagship has been released and they are HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. If you have bought one of them you definitely should be happy with the features and specifications they offer to you.
In case you own a HTC U Ultra and you are in this article then you might be searching for a guide which will show you all steps that you need to take in order to successfully root HTC U Ultra and install any custom recovery image like TWRP on it.
Perfect, but what is meaning of rooting? Well, rooting is one of the best unofficial operations you can perform on your Android smartphone. With the help of rooting you can get all benefits of your HTC U Play by removing its restrictions. Thus, you will be able to install custom recovery images, custom ROMs, MOD, Xposed Framework and so on.
To be more specific in this regard once you root HTC U Ultra you will be able to speed it up, improve battery life, uninstall pre-installed applications which are also know as blootware and a lot more. However, rooting also has its cons as once you have gained root access on your phone the warranty will be removed. However, do not worry as you can restore the warranty of your smartphone by installing HTC U Ultra stock firmware.
- Use this step by step rooting guide only with the HTC U Ultra phones. Please do not attempt to use with any other Android phone.
- Your HTC U Ultra must be with unlocked bootloader and only then you will be able to proceed with this guide.
- Enable Developer Options on your HTC U Ultra. Then, from there enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.
- Make sure you’ve installed HTC U Ultra ADB Drivers & USB Drivers and your PC can recognize it successfully.
- Take a look to your phone’s notification panel and check if your HTC U Ultra has at least 20% power left before doing anything else.
- Read the whole article and do not skip any steps.
Warning: Keep in mind that we at Techxat, are not responsible in case you damage or brick your phone during the installation process. As mentioned from above if you choose to root HTC U Ultra and Install TWRP Recovery you will lose the warranty of your HTC U Ultra.
Required FilesDownload TWRP for HTC U Ultra Download SuperSU for HTC U Ultra
Steps to Install TWRP Recovery and Root HTC U Ultra
- In the first step you are obligated to download both files from above. Transfer your TWRP.img to your PC while the SuperSU package to your phone’s internal storage.
- Then, make a connection between your PC and HTC U Ultra with the help of USB Cable.
- Next, go to the folder where ADB Drivers and open Command Prompt. This can be arrived by placing the mouse pointer at an empty space in the folder and then press Shift key + Right click at an empty space and select open command window here option.
- Now, type the following codes in order to flash TWRP Recovery image:
adb reboot download
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
- The next is to boot your HTC U Ultra into recovery mode. You can do that by using two methods: hardware buttons or command prompt. For the hardware buttons method use Volume Up + Down + Power buttons for a while. In case you want to boot your HTC U Ultra into recovery mode via Command Prompt use the following code:
fastboot reboot recovery
- Once, you are into TWRP recovery mode you will be asked to allow system modifications. Thus, to complete this guide with success you should confirm all processes. Remember to perform a data wipe to enable storage. After wiping the data, go back to the main menu of TWRP Recovery and tap on the “Mount” option and then enable Mount USB Storage.
- Go back again to TWRP main menu and tap on the install option. Find the SuperSu package that you’ve downloaded from above and flash it on your HTC U Ultra.
- In the end, reboot your smartphone.
Are you tired? I don’t think so since now you know how to install TWRP Recovery and root HTC U Ultra with SuperSU. What are you waiting for? Go ahead and install you preferred applications that require root access. If you have any questions do not hesitate to use the comments box.