Root HTC Sensation XE on Android 4.0.3 ICS Official Firmware

It was simple Tutorial how to Root HTC Sensation XE on official Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS firmware version. HTC Sensation XE was recently updated to Android 4.0.3 ICS few weeks. Users who have updated to latest ICS firmware are reporting that they have lost the Root access. If you are going to update through OTA and want to keep root access then you must install Voodoo OTA keeper but it does not works for every phone. But there are chances that it can save you from loosing root rights. We are here to help users who have update their Sensation XE to ICS firmware and lost rooting and now they again want to root their device. This is a detailed tutorial that will guide you through the procedure to root and install ClockWorkMod recovery 5 on your Sensation XE.
Warning: Follow this article at your own risk, as the methods and steps mentioned in this article can damage your phone for which neither we nor the developer should be held liable or responsible. Warranty will void if you done rooting for your device.

Pre-Requisites:

1. The methods and steps mentioned in this article should only be implemented on HTC Sensation/ XE.
2. At least 70% charge should be there with your device, so that there is no Power interruption during the process.
3. Backup all essential data’s on your phone, to assure that there is no data loss during the process.
4. Disable all Security programs like Firewall and Antivirus from your computer and uninstall the same from your phone, as these security programs generally tend to interrupt the process.
5. Enable USB Debugging in your HTC Sensation/ XE from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The option of USB Debugging should be ticked.

Steps and Procedure to Root HTC Sensation/ XE on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich Firmware:

1. Download below three files into your computer. 

  • Super user zip file package from here.
  • HTC All in One Rooting Tool Kit from here.
  • Latest clockworkmod cwm recovery manager from here.

2. Connect the phone with your PC via USB Cable. Copy the Superuser zip file into the root directory of your phone’s SD card. After that you must turn off the usb storage connection. Don’t unplug the device from the PC.

3. Make sure that you device must be in charging mode and also enable USB debugging mode in your device.

4. Now extract the HTC All in One Rooting Tool Kit zip file in your PC. Then double click on One X.exe application. Don’t worry although it was named as ‘One X’ it can support HTC Sensation Device too.

5. Firstly, you should unlock the Bootloader of your HTC Sensation/ XE, from the official HTC website htcdev.com. If you have already unlocked the Bootloader then skip this step. Else visit the website, click on the option “Unlock Bootloader” and then follow the on-screen instructions followed.

6. Run the One.exe application then you will get a toolkit window, there you can see multiple options. First select Install HTC drivers and Click on GO button. It will install compatible drivers for your device and ignore the popup messages.

7. After that rename the cmw recovery file name recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.0.9-pyramid.img to CWM5827.img which you have downloaded earlier into your PC. Then copy the renamed CWM5827.img file to the HTC One X toolkit folder/Data folder/recoveries and replace the one inside.

8. Select CWM 5.8.2.7 Touch and Click on Flash Recovery. It will install clockworkmod recovery mode on your device. The process will take 2 or 3 minutes don’t do anything while the process is going on.
9. Now it’s time select Boot into Recovery in Commands and click on Do Command. Then your device will enter into clockworkmod recovery mode automatically. You can also enter into recovery mode in manually by pressing the both Volume down key + power ON the device.
10. In recovery mode you can see “install zip from sd card”. Select it and choose the superuser zip file which you copied earlier into phone sd card.

11. The installation will complete in few minutes, and then reboot your phone.

Note: If you are not successful in rooting of your phone, you will have to follow the procedure mentioned above once again.

That’s it; you have successfully rooted your HTC Sensation/ XE on the official Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich Firmware. Share with us if you have any doubts, we will let you know a proper solution for the same.

147 comments :

  1. Does this work for XE with Beats Audio or just XE?

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    1. It's the same thing!

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    2. please I am confused here which of the zip packages do i install cos there are ARM devices column and X86 collumn to as well. I AM USING htc sensation xe with beats audio PLEASE HELP

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    3. The sensation all in one kit is in rar format not zip....how do I go about that?

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    4. Install winrar software from the internet. Using that application you can extract either rar or zip files.

      you need to download arm devices from here http://goo.gl/GGDVi

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  2. it works only for HTC sensation XE, not on Beats audio device.

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    1. its the same phone.

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  3. Sir can you help me increase internal memory for my HTC desire please. I am not an expert

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  4. @Shenoy: Do you mean to say that there is no beats audio in this? Then how come it is an official ics release for sensation xe?
    And I would also like to know whether camera,FM,Bluetooth etc works with this rom

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  5. @Zakir we are on the way to help you but you need to root your device first then only you can uninstall some non useful apps to increase your internal memory.

    @sanith: There are two models in HTC sensation, one with beats audio and other is without beats audio. So this rooting article belongs to only Sensation XE users who recently updated their with official Android 4.0.3 ICS. Both devices got official ics updates recently. We are going to provide detailed tutorial for installing ICS on both devices.

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  6. follow all steps without problem. but end up root access - fail when i run at superuser. what's wrong here? not able to run titanium backup & rom manager, can't pass the root check either. after root, ramain S-ON is normal or abnormal?

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  7. Works perfect for my HTC Sensation XL whit beats audio

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  8. I have HTC sensation XE with beats audio. Are you saying that this tutorial ain't gonna work for my phone? Pls Help.

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  9. someone tried on HTC sensation XE with beats audio and he says it works excellent. You can also try if u want hope it works for you too.

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  10. @Spencer have you boot into recovery mode?

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  11. "Copy the Superuser zip file into the root directory of your phone’s SD card" so i wanted to copy but theres no root directory. do i just make a new folder or it ? help me pls tq

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  12. just copy the zip file into your SD card storage. No need to create any specific folder for that.

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  13. After 6 hours of sitting... finally this works for my Sensation XE Android 4.0.3 ICS. You might be worried at 1st and get frustrate but believe the answer is only the posted above , just carefully follow the instruction.

    I only got stock to the TokenID for me to unlock bootloader via HTCdev , you might need to register to the site in order to start. After that I go back to the tool and

    3. Get Token ID
    4. Submit ID
    5. Unlock Bootloader

    Proceed,restart, proceed and Kaboom!!

    Thank you for this useful and easy tool for rooting Android 4.0.3 ICS. HTC sensation XE firmware

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  14. I rooted my Sensation XE with beats audio (bought in NL), first updated it to the latest official OTA rom, and then began with this procedure.

    If you follow it to the letter, it will work fantasticly.

    The HTCDEV site is superslow atm, please keep trying over the day.

    I now have my CPU clocked to whatever I want to do, to save battery, and I can remove the shitty HTC apps.
    Rooting is great!

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  15. Hi,

    I rooted my HTC Sensation XE with Android 4.0.1.
    Now the following HTC update breaks with following output:
    "ClockworkMod Recovery v5.8.0.9
    finding update package...
    E:unknown volume for path [SDCARD:Download/OTA_PYRAMID_LE_ICS_35_S_HTC_Europe_3.33.401.106-3.32.401.105_R_release_266236ks29huba9vk00p1z.zip]
    E:Can't mount SDCARD:Download/OTA_PYRAMID_LE_ICS_35_S_HTC_Europe_3.33.401.106-3.32.401.105_R_release_266236ks29huba9vk00p1z.zip
    Installlation aborted."
    Also the Google Navigation does not work anymore.
    I can choose a destination but when I want to start navigation the app crashes without error message.
    Do I have to remmove root access now and how would I do that?

    Greets
    Henrik

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  16. you can remove htc default stock apps by installing Root Uninstaller from Google Play market.

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  17. Boot into recovery takes too long. What is happening? Is it really taking a long time?

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  18. entering into flash recovery mode will take 2min i think.

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  19. help, does this work for htc sensation xl? bcos i really wanna root my phone and google is not really helping!

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  20. No it will not work on HTC sensation XL.

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  21. HTC Sensation XE Beats Audio with Android 4.0.3 and HTC Sense 3.6, it works great ;)

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  22. so this works on htc sensation xe with beats audio z715e?(with 4.0.3 android?)

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  23. yes it works on beats audio z715e device.

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    1. Did you check your device operates at 1.5GHz (processor frequency of the XE) and NOT at 1.2GHz (which is regular Sensation's frequency)?
      See Settings --> About --> Hardware

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    2. yeah it's runs with 1.5 GHz frequency.

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  24. "5. Firstly, you should unlock the Bootloader of your HTC Sensation/ XE, from the official HTC website htcdev.com. If you have already unlocked the Bootloader then skip this step. Else visit the website, click on the option “Unlock Bootloader” and then follow the on-screen instructions followed."

    what should i do on that site?

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  25. Go to http://htcdev.com/bootloader/ and register on the blog first.

    After that select the specific device which your using right now. If your device is not there then select All other supported models.

    Click on Begin Unlock Bootloader and follow the onscreen instructions.

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  26. hey man, which super user zip file package should be download??

    the arm or the x86

    thanks

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  27. Download ARM Superuser-3.1.3-arm-signed.zip from the page.

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  28. "Press Volume Down and Power to start the device into Bootloader mode."

    i get a usual start why?

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  29. you can enter into recovery mode with the help of HTC toolkit.

    Otherwise turn off the fast boot option in the Settings > Power menu.

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  30. Thank's! work well with HTC Sensation XE Z715E :)

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  31. when i select Install HTC Drivers and click the Go button, nothing happen....I don't know what is the problem..

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  32. well you can skip this step and proceed for further process.

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  33. so then im free to install a ROM, like a jelly bean one?

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  34. it fails to flash recovery... why?

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  35. what error you got in recovery while you flashing the Jelly Bean Rom in HTC Sensation XE

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  36. at step 8 it says:
    FAILED
    then at step 9 when i boot into recovery, it boots just regularly....

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  37. have you unlocked the bootloader and may be you didn't placed CWM5827.img file into specified directory location.

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  38. oh, i thought it was unlocked already. im unlocking it now, thanks for the quick answer, you're great!

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  39. Have its work in htc sensation Xe beat audio ....

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  40. Bro really thank you, i root my sensation xe with audio beats like a piece of cake :) !! thanks once again, and can you please help me for finding roms ??

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  41. I got a problem :
    At the step 9, I've clicked on "boot into Recovery". then my phoon reboot, but I got a black screen with a red exclamation point and nothing happens...What can I do ? (I have a sensation XE)

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  42. @Tushar it works on HTC sensation xe beat audio too..

    @Hussain go to forum.xda-developers.com and search your specific device model then you will get alot of Cyanogenmod 9 ICS and Cyanogenmod 10 Jelly Bean ROM's for HTC Sensation XE.

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  43. i have several problems during the process. when i click install drivers nothing happens, and when i go to the boot into recovery mode, my phone restarts and just shows me the HTC logo, and stays like that. whats the problem??

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  44. bro, can you tell me that htc sensation's rom or sensation xe rom will work on my htc sensation xe with beats audio ??? because in xda , there is only 2 model available for htc sensation
    1 htc sensation
    2 htc sensation xl
    there was no xe or xe with beats audio, thats why i am confuse !!

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  45. It says it cannot find device... what do i do??

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  46. @Shoaib OK i will find best ROM's for you give me some time.

    Check once have you enabled USB debugging in the device

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  47. ive got another problem: Since the latest official HTC update i cant boot into recovery mode anymore. does anybody else have that issue?

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  48. how long it will take to unzip in recovery mode... after pressing the volume down + power button.... the scree turns white and green htc name is there... and it is not changing... how long it will take?

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  49. first turn off the device. Next press and hold the volume down key and power on the device. If it doesn't works then go to recovery mode with the help of HTC toolkit which i given the tutorial with screen shots.

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  50. Pleeeaase help me!!! My telephone doesn't reboot at the end. It gets stuck on the htc window, without the quietly brilliant beneath it... Factory reset doesn't work either. Normal rebooth same story. Anyone know what to do to get my phone working at least? Many thanks to the one that can help me out:)

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  51. Successfully rooted my XE with beats with the method above. Thanks!!

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  52. better go to xda forum blog they can help you with good guidance for working of the device.

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  53. plz help i did every thing then at the end in recovery i dont see install zip is it the same superuser as in the market because i check and device is still not rooted i did everything maybe i have to install the zip?? but i dont see the option i installed from the market but my device i still not rooted i check with root checker and i also get stuck in white screen when i press go on load recovery whats wrong? thx

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  54. have you downloaded the superuser zip file from the link which i provided? when you entered into recovery mode select the zip file to install it.

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  55. Hey guys, I have the following problem. I unlocked my phone via htcdev but when I click on CM 5.8.9 I get the following message:

    0\data>adb reboot bootloader
    * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
    CreateProcess failure, error 123
    * failed to start daemon *
    error: cannot connect to daemon

    < waiting for device >

    and then nothing happens...

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  56. may be you missed installing the HTC drivers in the PC. that's the reason you getting above issue.

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  57. It appears to have worked for me too perfectly first time.

    Spend the time to read all the instructions and unlock the bootloader before you do this.

    Thank you again for providing this guide

    (sensation xe beats - UK version)

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  58. Worked on my HTC Sensation XE Beats Z715e!
    Thank you very much!

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  59. Guys
    im facing a problem..everything went smooth untill the last step..
    the ccant boot into recovery..when i select the command the phone reboots but gets stuck with the HTC logo on the screen..doesnt enter the recovery.and the run says "C:\Users\Shoaeb.Ak\Desktop\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>pause
    Press any key to continue . . ."

    i even tried the volume power button but it wouldnt work..serious help needed this thing is getting on my nerves.

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  60. i think you doing wrong at step 7. Check once whether you renamed the downloaded img to CWM5827.img.

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  61. after successful rooting do i get sense 4.0

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  62. Thanks for this guide I have bookmarked it and my root process was flawless a few months ago. But is there a way to re-root for instance if I have to return for repair?

    Thanks

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  63. You can install HTC Sense 4.0 APK after rooting the device.

    Well there will be unroot process available don't know exactly and you can also get warranty back once you install the stock rom again.

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  64. doesnt work for me, it tells me, that i have there no root :( i have sensation xe

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  65. When I try recovery I get a black screen with a red triangle and red exclamation point and nothing happens

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  66. can any post a video while rooting, it will be more help full

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  67. Will this work on HTC sensation XE beats audio Z715E
    S-ON, HBOOT- 1.29

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  68. worked like charm for my HTC Sensation XE with beats audio, S-on and Hboot-1.29
    thanks.

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  69. i dont understand this step please help (Copy the Superuser zip file into the root directory of your phone’s SD card)help please !!!

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  70. download superuser zip from the link and copy it into the phone SD card storage.

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  71. @shenoy joseph or anyone else, I'm new to rooting of the sensation xe (did it with my previous htc desire) At what point is it best to make a backup, and how should I best perform the backup? Really want to try a jelly bean rom on my Sensation Xe (with beats), any advice on best rom for it?

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  72. will work with just SENSATION? or it needs to be SENSATION XE?

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  73. it works on Sensation too. Already a lot of users tried and succeed in rooting without any issues.

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  74. i did first 2 steps .. but in third step i am unable to see any option to install from zip .. on the mobile recovery panel .

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  75. the reason you unable to see that option because the clockworkmod recovery doesn't installed successfully in the device. Check once again the tutorial without missing any steps.

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  76. Could you please post the process of removing ClockworkMod and re-lock the phone?

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  77. my device wont boot into recovery even If I do it manual by pressing vol down and power when starting..

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  78. @Abdullah you need to press and hold Volume Down Key and Power On the device. That's it you will be automatically enter into HBoot recovery mode.

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  79. am at the clockworkcovery, while installing the zip file, it says cant open update.zip (no such file or directory) installation aborted.
    but i did put the file in the sd card...why its nt reading it?

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  80. in clockworkmod recovery you need to browse and locate the zip file in the SD card.

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  81. When i visited the htcdev.com to unlock bootloader, i was asked to select my device. I'm using the HTC Sensation Xe with Beats Audio Z715e.
    But in the box there, there's no Sensation Xe.
    I can see "Sensation (Different languages)" and "Sensation 4G".
    Which one do i choose?
    Another question : On the htcdev.com website there's 1 section before Unlock bootlader, it's called "OpenSense SDK", do i have to use it or i have to use only the "Unlock bootloader"?

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  82. what ever dumbass is saying it doesnt work with beats audio edition is an idiot ... XE = beats audio edition :/ irrespective of the fact that the beats audio side of the XE is just software :/

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  83. Hello @Nayaz Select Sensation model or scroll down and choose All others supported models in HTC site. No need to open OpenSense SDK just click on Unlock bootloader and follow on-screen instructions.

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  84. @shenoy joseph
    would i still be able to get the official JB update for HTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio z715e if i root my phone? Won't we have problems on it? they say there will be a JB update on March 2013.

    anyway, super thanks on this. will give it a shot!
    -- superanon

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  85. If Jelly Bean JB update is available you can install it manually by using tools. Nothing can stop you go ahead and root it. Enjoy accessing full privileges of the device.

    If you still worrying about rooting will break warranty and no more updates?

    Well i have answer for this too you can remove the root access by installing the same update on the device manually. You will get warranty back and updates in the future.

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  86. It works for me untill the last step. I have sensation xe, but when i get into recovery mode, i get a red triangle, and that's it. What's going wrong?

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  87. I know already what went wrong. I didn't correctly flash my recovery. But after do it again it worked great! Thanks. Can I install a rom on the same was as superuser?

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  88. Thank you. worked for me from the first time. The HtcDev site should say that you need SDK manager first:P

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  89. I followed all the steps everything went ok. But when i hold power+volume button it still says s-on

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  90. you done rooting so it will not change. It will change to s-off when only you unlocked the bootloader.

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  91. Worked perfectly on my Sensation XE with Beats (India edition). It was very fast. Clear your cache before following the above process to ensure a clean and fast rooting process.

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  92. Works fine on my HTC Sensation XE with beats audio

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  93. I'm at step 8 but not sure if its a problem.. the cmd says
    *daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037*
    *daemon started succesfully*
    error: device not found

    C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\..........Recoveries/CWM5827.img


    n it already stays that way for about 10minutes.. please help?

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  94. heyy thanks for the guide!! it worked like a charm!! :D

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  95. C:\root\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>adb kill-server

    C:\root\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>adb reboot bootloader
    * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
    * daemon started successfully *
    error: device not found

    C:\root\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>fastboot flash recovery Recoveries/CWM582
    7.img
    < waiting for device >

    how to solve this???

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  96. Hello,
    When i try to install clockworkmode cmd says:

    C:\Users\Nesar\Downloads\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>adb kill-server

    C:\Users\Nesar\Downloads\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>adb reboot bootloader
    * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
    * daemon started successfully *
    error: device not found

    C:\Users\Nesar\Downloads\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>fastboot flash recovery
    Recoveries/CWM5827.img
    < waiting for device >


    Can someone help me please?

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  97. Hi,

    when i press flash recovery CMD says waiting for device..

    but nothing happens after that

    can you help me?

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  98. Hello,

    when I press flash recovery it says device not found. what did i do wrong?

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  99. have you installed HTC drivers and Enabled USB debugging mode in the device?

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  100. @shenoy joseph I can't see Sensation Xe on the boot unloader device list please tell me


    Thanks

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  101. C:\root\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>adb kill-server

    C:\root\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>adb reboot bootloader
    * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
    * daemon started successfully *
    error: device offline

    C:\root\One_X_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0\data>fastboot flash recovery Recoveries/CWM582
    7.img
    < waiting for device >

    how can I solve this???

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  102. In htcdev, If you didn't find your specified device in the list then scroll down to end and there select All supported models option.

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  103. Hi Shenoy,
    I have an XE with Beats, 1.29. Will the above step work with Hboot 1.29?
    If yes, after performing the above steps i will gain access to the root but my device will remian S-On?
    If the device remain S-On, can i flash any custom rom?
    Please advice

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    1. After rooting the device you will gain access to control the kernel and other things. Once rooting is completed the device will become S-OFF, now you can flash multiple ROM's without any problems.

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  104. I have a xe 1.29.
    Will the above steps help me root? If yes, will I obtain a s-of

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    1. Yes it works on XE 1.29 firmware version. Once rooting is done it will go to S-OFF, follow the steps carefully without doing anything wrong.

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    2. Hi shenoy,
      I unlocked the bootloader and followed the steps mentioned above. Was able to install the drivers, recovery and super user however it still shows s-on....
      Any suggestion

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    3. Sometimes it shows S-ON it doesn't matter you can flash any custom rom's on your device without any problem.

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  105. Hi Shenoy,
    Trying the HTC boot unlocker but it stop when i enter the token command @ waitng for device.
    Any suggestions...
    But the reason i need to root is to wipe the battery stats. If you have a method to perform on a stock rom it will be great.
    As i have ordered an extended battery.

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    1. Have you followed on screen instruction to unlock the bootloader in htcdev.com ?

      For checking whether your device is rooted successfully or not. Go to google play store download a application called root checker. It will give you exact root status in the device.

      You can enter into clockworkmod recovery if you installed it. Turn off the device, Now Press Volume Down button and Power to start the phone into Bootloader mode.

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  106. My phone is HTC Sensation, version 4.0.3
    Superuser-3.1.3-arm-signed.zip, can not root.
    Superuser-3.2-RC3-arm-signed.zip, success root.
    Thank you.

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    1. thanks for the feedback it will give us more confident to root the HTC Sensation XE device.

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  107. it all went well but after flashing Cwm it get stucks on HTC logo nothing happens

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    1. Please check whether you placed the recovery cwm file in correct location?

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  108. where can i get custom roms for the device

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    1. bunch of custom roms you can find on xda developers go through this link http://goo.gl/aCbKo

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  109. Works perfectly. thanks!

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  110. After doing this, I'm still on S-On and flashing roms requires me to flash the kernel after to get wifi working or get past bootloops. Any ideas?

    Great post btw!

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    1. Nothing do with S-ON just you need working clockworkmod recovery for flashing rom's and kernels.One of my friend's device is also S-On he flashed a lot of roms he never get any bootloops and other wifi issues.

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  111. I did everything u said. but i'm stuck at step 7.
    I renamed the file to CWM5827.img. But when i copied it to te folder, there is no file with that name so i cant replace it.
    And it the all in one toolkit there are also different files.
    U have cwm5827 touch and doomrecovery etc.
    I only see:
    4EXT
    TWRP2.3.3.0
    Your own recovery.

    So i tried your own recovery but notting helped. when i cancelled the action it asks me to manually open a image. But i dont know which.

    NOTE:
    I downloaded the HTC all in one rooting kit from the link in your text. but i got the htc sensation toolkit and not the htc one. I thought it wouldnt be a problem, but maybe it is?

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    1. It wouldn't be problem for you the tool is designed to provide support for all HTC devices.

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  112. Extra info:
    I have exactly the same as the screen in the link. I really would like some help.
    thank u
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1604439

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  113. No no you dont get it....
    I follow all the steps but when i come to step 7 and rename the .IMG file and copy it to the destinated folder, there is no file to replace!

    So when i go back to the htc all in one toolkit there are only three options to flash recovery:
    "4EXT"
    "TWRP"
    "Your Own Recovery"

    So there is NO option to flash "CWM5827.img"

    Is there anyone who knows what to do?

    EXTRA INFO:
    I have an HTC Sensation XE and the toolkit is voor Sensation..
    Not like here on the website where te toolkit is for HTC ONE.
    ( I know it shouldn't matter but i think thats te case )

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    1. OK do like this copy the IMG file to destination folder which I mentioned in the article.

      when you get those three options select your own recovery and location the path, choose the IMG file which you have.

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  114. How do I unroot then?

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    1. For unrooting the device you just reinstall the original firmware.

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  115. I can't unlock my bootloader! Help pls! I went to htc website and used the control prompt but it says that the list is too long and it's the last step already but it doesn't work.

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    1. you got unlock bootloader code from HTC?

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  116. My HTC Sensation XE was succesfully rooted a while ago, but in the meantime there are System software updates available. I download them and pres install, the device shuts down to install. But then the Clockworkmod thing starts up when the phone starts up and says that the installation is aborted and can't install it (the updates), and when I try to install it manually from the .zip file, the same thing happends... And then I have to reboot my system... Why is this happening???

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    1. Once the device is root you will not update the phone. If you do the phone will no longer work. For best practice download the latest Update from the web and install it through clockworkmod.

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    2. Sorry for the late response, but how do I install updates though Clockworkmod Recovery? And where can I download the latest updates for my HTC Sensation XE on the internet suitable for Clockworkmod? I'm not so familiar with Clockworkmod Recovery so...

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    3. you can search on xda forum there you can find latest updates for specific device. Download the package and install through clockworkmod recovery.

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  117. please help me with clockworkmod, after doing step Flash Recovery, the phone reboots and proceeds to a black display with cell phone icon with red exclamation mark.

    and also i don't see this in the recovery display.

    "10. In recovery mode you can see “install zip from sd card”. Select it and choose the superuser zip file which you copied earlier into phone sd card."

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    1. have you placed clockworkmod file in exact folder location which i mentioned in the post ?

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  118. I have htc sensation xe with beats audio.. i have followed all the steps as mentioned above.. when I installed superuser from recovery mode it says that your phone is rooted but when I check with root checker application it says not rooted..
    Please advice the solution...

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    1. install superuser app from google play store it will give correct info whether your device is rooted or not.

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    2. Thanks shenoy...I appreciate your quick reply on my query..
      my phone is not rooted....can not install any rooted application.. i wants to use usb drive on my phone and also wants to use spb shell 3d... that's why wants to root my phone ...I will appreciate if you can help me to root my phone...

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    3. I have checked again it says su binary is out of date.. how to update it??
      where can get the updated binary??

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    4. you can get that from google play store.

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