How to Root HTC Evo 4G 2.3.5 without Wiping Data

In this article we will tell you how to root HTC Evo 4G 2.3.5 without wiping data. Here’s the complete procedure.

HTC Evo 4G is one of the best phones launched by HTC. It Contains 1 GHz Qualcomm processor with 512 MB RAM, Android 2.1 Eclair, 8MP Rear and 1.3MP Front camera, and many more exciting features.

Rooting is a procedure to get the privileged control in Android subsystem. It is performed in order to overcome the limitations that are being implemented by the hardware manufacturers and carriers, so that they can access all of the settings that a normal user can’t, can run the apps that asks for admin permissions, or to alter some system applications.

So, here we will tell you how to root HTC Evo 4G 2.3.5 without wiping data. But before starting with the procedure, please read disclaimer, pre-requisite & other important notes. So, let’s begin with this.


By rooting and installing a 3rd party custom ROM the warranty of your HTC Evo 4G will be voided. We are not responsible if anything wrong happens in between the process. And just to be sure we would like to tell you that this article is only for HTC Evo 4G, so don’t try it on any other mobile or if you want to then try it on your own risk.



  1. Your HTC Evo 4G must be at least 70-80% charged.
  2. Enable the USB debugging mode (“Settings” -> “Manage Applications” -> “Development” -> “USB Debugging”)
  3. Enable Download from unknown resources (“Settings” -> “Manage Applications” -> “Unknown Resources”)
  4. Make sure that you’ve backed up all of the necessary data.

Steps to be followed to root HTC Evo 4G without wiping data are:

Step 1:

Open and then select Evo, and then click on the first link provided and download the right program according to your OS.

Step 2:

Open Settings and click on Connect to PC and make default connection as Disk Drive.

Step 3:

Open unrevoked Program in your PC by right clicking and then selecting run as administrator.

Step 4:

Now connect your HTC Evo 4G to your PC and a prompt will occur and click on OK.

Step 5:

Now, your HTC Evo 4G is going to reboot in recovery, a white screen with colored lettering will occur. In order to navigate down to “HBOOT” press Volume Down key and press Power key to select.

Step 6:

The Process can take a little bit of time. Wait for the completion of Process.

Step 7:

You’ll be again redirected to white screen and it is going to ask to select HBOOT. Don’t worry, it’s a part of process.

Step 8:

Let it go according to itself and it will install the CWM by itself.

Step 9:

Once it is done, your HTC Evo 4G is rooted.

Now since your HTC Evo 4G is rooted, you can check it by using SuperUser app on your HTC Evo 4G.

That’s all. You’ve successfully rooted your HTC Evo 4G 2.3.5 without wiping data.

Hope this article about how to root HTC Evo 4G 2.3.5 without wiping data helped you.




Prashant Sharma

Prashant Sharma is a Delhi based Entrepreneur who spent most of his college days polishing his marketing skills and went for his first business venture at 19. Having tasted failure in his entrepreneurial debut, he turned a Tech-enthusiast, specializing in web technologies later. Join him on Google Plus

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