The process involves booting into recovery mode, pushing the “update” to the phone manually, and installing the root. Users of the HTC Droid Incredible may recognize that “… it's the same root method as the HTC Incredible... I just added SU & fixed the script, plus figured out how to get it to write to system…”
Android hackers initially expected to have a root out for the phone’s June 3rd release, but it proved more difficult than they had anticipated to provide a bug-free solution.
Rooting provides users complete control over their phone, which provides numerous benefits. You can find more information about rooting, backups, and custom ROM’s here:
- Rooting Explained + Top 5 Benefits Of Rooting Your Android Phone
- Custom ROMs For Android Explained And Why You Want Them
- [Complete Guide] How To Flash A Custom ROM To Your Android Phone With ROM Manager + Full Backup & Restore
- [Complete Guide] How To Fully Back Up And Restore Your Android Phone Using Nandroid Backup
As always, if you are trying this root method on your myTouch 3G Slide, go ahead and share your experiences in the comments.