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Froyo Root For HTC EVO 4G Released

This method is majorly out of date. Generally, every update breaks the current root method, and a new one must be found. By now, this is 3-4 cycles old. Please check XDA-Developers forums or unrevoked for alternate (and current) methods.

This one is sure to make plenty of people happy: it looks like there's finally a root method for the latest EVO OTA. The method was discovered by XDA-Devs user Dan Wager and is based on Sebastian Krahmer's Droid 2 root - although this seems to achieve root by downgrading to Android 2.1 and flashing unrevoked. Just like the Droid 2 root, the method is new and thus still pretty complex:

Make sure your phone is unplugged from your computer until I tell you to plug it in!

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Another Point For The Dev Community: Official HTC EVO 4G Froyo Build Rooted

This is exactly why I love Android so much and the awesome developer community around it. Case in point: the official  Android 2.2 update for the EVO 4G has already been rooted by netarchy over at XDA-Devs. Yea – the update that was just released yesterday… pretty impressive stuff. Be forewarned, though – the update may not play nice with the previous (non-final) update that was released.

Full instructions:

You might be able to just flash this over the leaked ota, but I advise doing a full wipe before flashing just to be safe.

MD5 Sums:
f11ac5b0cc1548c722f8df32440a312a -
a3d42bf93dce2977748b90d5084d1b44 -
85c7f0e31c66c80397dcc3cece0f5c76 -

HTC OTA Froyo 2.2, *FINAL*, build 3.36.651.6 (Rooted) Odexed

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And the updated radios:

Radio update:

Wimax Update 26023

Flash these radios one at a time in recovery, you will have to reboot once for each one.

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