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Partial Root for the Desire HD

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Partial Root for the Desire HD

It looks like there is light at the end of the tunnel for Desire HD owners, thanks to Paul O’Brien at MoDaCo. XDA member Apache14 made a very quick and simple guide describing how to root (at least partially) this device. Again, the root is not full, meaning that you will only be allowed to do certain things with it, such as installing apps that require root, theming, and use Titanium Backup. There is still no access to edit either the hboot or the recovery image.

The guide is simple to follow and really only need to download and run this little “magic key” from the market. It is a step in the right direction, so far. Questions about it can be asked in the thread.

I got my Desire HD and can confirm that VISIONary temp root works.

  1. get “VISIONary ” from the market
  2. Run
  3. Leve it ~1min
  4. You now have root

You can find more information in the guide thread.

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