If you’re the proud owner of a HTC One V and want to get the most out of it then you are in luck. The device, which is a fantastic mid-range smartphone boasting a 1 GHz CPU and currently runs on Androids Ice Cream Sandwich, is available with root access.

And all you need to do is follow the guide below to learn how to Root Android HTC One V. Thanks goes to a very talented developer that goes by the name of MoDaCo.

Details of Note

  • You want to install the Samsung USB Drivers for mobile phones.
  • We recommend backing up the phone contacts, SMS texts, call logs, settings, videos and other important data to the internal SD card.
  • You must enable the USB Debugging Mode before connecting the phone with the computer. Do that by stopping over at Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging mode.

Before you begin

You’re device must have at least 50% battery remaining to ensure it last throughout the rooting process.

How to Root the HTC One V Running Ice Cream Sandwich

Step 1. First you will need to download the following files:

  • HTC OneV Bootloader HERE
  • Superboot Image HERE

Step 2. Once you have downloaded the Superboot file, unzip it and save it somewhere easy to access such as your desktop.

Step 3. Boot your device into bootloader mode. To achieve this, switch off your device then restart it by holding down the ‘Volume Down’ button and the ‘Power Key’ at the same time.

Step 4. Once you have your device in Bootloader mode, take the USB cable and connect it to your PC.

Step 5.

Windows Users

Double click on the install-superboot-windows.bat file to run it.

Mac Users

From the location that you saved the extracted files, open a Terminal Window and enter the following:

chmod +x install-superboot-mac.sh

./install-superboot-mac.sh

Linux Users

From the location that you saved the extracted files, open a Terminal Window and enter the following:

chmod +x install-superboot-linux.sh

 ./install-superboot-linux.sh

Step 6. This will begin the rooting process. It shouldn’t take more than a few moments.

Congrats! You are now rocking the rooted One V. You can double check that by installing one of the many root checker applications available from the Google Play Store.