How to start HTC ONE X in Bootloader mode

In this tutorial we will guide you step-by-step on how to start HTC ONE X in Bootloader mode.  Here are the complete details.


Android Bootloader is like a programming code which gets executed every time before running the operating system. Bootloaders generally vary from device to device as every device has its own bootloader which instructs the operating system kernel, from where, to boot. But as you know that Android is an operating system which is open source and is packed on separate hardware, therefore you can find dissimilar classes of bootloader on different types of hardware. Despite of the fact that android is an operating system which is open source but still you will see a locked bootloader on every device. The main reason behind this is that, the manufacturer of the device wants to keep its user on a particular Android platform which is specially designed for that particular device. The reason why manufacturers do that is because they don’t want their user alter their OS’s security. Actually, if anyone wants to install a custom ROM then the very first step will be unlocking of bootloader. The best thing about HTC is it’s kindness for the users, to let them unlock their Smartphone’s bootloader. This allows you to install custom ROM and Kernels on you Smartphone. Basically what we want to say is unblocking the bootloader gives unrestricted access to the Smartphone. In order to get rid of some unwanted stock applications, factory restrictions, or power up its performances and to make device run faster than usual, the best way is to root the HTC One X by entering into bootloader and unlocking it.


This tutorial is basically for HTC One X. Successful working of this procedure on any other device is still not confirmed. This tutorial’s application to any other device may produce some unwanted outcome. Applying this procedure of rooting android device we are not bounded if anything happens wrong to your device. Continue on your own risk. Just follow the simple steps given below:



  • Your device’s Battery should be fully charged or must be at least 80%.
  • Take all the necessary backups of all possible things like: SMS, videos, Images, Bookmarks, MMS settings, songs, Contacts etc.

Steps for Unlocking the Bootloader of HTC One X

Step 1:

First of all press the volume down button of the HTC ONE X.

Step 2:

Now, press the power button, but make sure that you must press both buttons simultaneously at the same time.

Step 3;

Now wait for a few seconds, till your device’s screen gets fully black.

Step 4:

When the display of your device gets black then, release the power button but still continuously hold the volume down button pressed.

Step 5:

Now your device will start booting into the bootloader.

Now you are all done here, in the bootloader menu you will see different options related to different functions. We hope that this article about how to start HTC ONE X in bootloader helped you. ENJOY!!!




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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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