HTC Inspire 4G

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Inspire 4G, Desire HD
HTC Inspire 4G.jpg
Specification
Manufacturer: HTC HTC-icon.png
Released On: February 13, 2011
Android Version: 2.3.5
Shipped With: 2.2
Product Model: Inspire 4G
Product Device: ace
Model Number: A9192
P___IMG: PD98IMG.zip
Dimensions: 122.9 mm (4.84 in) H, 68.1 mm (2.68 in) W, 11.68 mm (0.46 in) D
Weight: 163.8 g (5.78 oz)
Carriers: AT&T, Telus Mobility
Display: 4.3-inch WVGA Super LCD LCD
CPU: 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 205
RAM: 768 MB
Internal Memory: 4.0 GB
Memory Card: 8 GB microSD
Mobile Radios: Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA (850/1900 MHz)
WiFi: 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth: 2.1 + EDR
FM Radio: Yes
GPS: GPS/aGPS
Battery: 1230 mAh lithium-ion
Camera: 8.0 MP rear-facing with auto-focus and dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera: Not Included
HDMI Out: Not Included
USB Connector: Standard microUSB
Additional Features: Gyro sensor, g-sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
Rooted: Yes
Locked Bootloader: Yes


Contents

Rooting

Unzip temporary root busybox and misc_version to a folder

Motorola 1-Click Root

  • 1-Click Root: Download
  • Install Drivers
  • Enable USB Debugging
  • Put phone in Charge Mode Only
  • Click App; MotorolaOneClickRoot
  • Follow on screen instructions.

Manual Root

Download

  • psneuter: Download
  • Superuser: Download
  • busybox: Download
  • Unzip the downloaded files into the same folder
  • Open a terminal and change to the folder.

You need the android SDK and ADB working. To make sure type:

adb devices

if your device lists, then you are ready to go!

Gain Root

  • Run the following commands:
    adb push psneuter /data/local/temp/psneuter
    adb shell
    chmod 755 /data/local/temp/psneuter
    ./data/local/temp/psneuter
  • ADB should hang, wait a little while and then type:
    adb shell

NOTE: You should have the "#" sign instead of the "$". If you do, you have temporary root, and can continue on.

Type:
exit
adb push misc_version /data/local/temp
adb shell chmod 777 /data/local/temp/misc_version
./data/local/tmp/misc_version -s 1.31.405.3
exit

Part 2 - Downgrade

  • Copy the 1.32.405.6 firmware to the root of the SD card (NOT in any folders. Do NOT unzip).
  • On the computer, open terminal and run the following command:
    adb reboot bootloader

Part 3 - Perma-root

Gain Root

  • Run the following commands:
    adb push psneuter /data/local/temp/psneuter
    adb shell
    chmod 755 /data/local/temp/psneuter
    ./data/local/temp/psneuter
  • ADB should hang, wait a little while and then type:
    adb shell

NOTE: You should have the "#" sign instead of the "$". If you do, you have temporary root, and can continue on. Motorola MB525 - Another guide - http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=889133

Part 4 - S-OFF

  1. Download gfree 0.04: Download
  • On the computer, open terminal and run the following commands:
    adb push gfree /data/local
    adb shell chmod 777 /data/local/gfree
    adb shell<pre><pre>/data/local/gfree -f
    sync
    /data/local/tmp/root

NOTE: You may see an error that states mkdir: /system/xbin already exists, if you do, simply ignore and continue on.

sync

NOTE: gfree 0.04 is known not work on some Desire Z models. If gfree gives you a message that it failed to powercycle the eMMC, then try the procedure again using gfree 0.02: Download.

Congratulations, your device is now fully unlocked and rooted.

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