HTC Thunderbolt rooted

Just a day after its release, the HTC Thunderbolt, Verizon’s first 4G smartphone has already been rooted. The root was performed by the folks over at Android Police. Before you get all excited and decide to root your Thunderbolt, you should know somethings:

  1. There is no custome recovery yet.
  2. There are no custom kernels yet.
  3. Rooting will require you to flash a slightly older version of the firmware, which could contain some bugs.
  4. It will wipe your data

If you’re feeling brave and are craving root access on your new Thunderbolt, head on over to Android Police for complete instructions on how to root the Thunderbolt.

via Android Police

Jonathan converted to the Android platform from Blackberry with the original Motorola Droid. He currently has a Samsung Galaxy Nexus complete with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Verizon Wireless, a Motorola Xoom, and a Kindle Fire. Besides keeping up with Android news, he enjoys spending time with his family, gaming, reading, and computers. Google+

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