Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Root the Thrive

The Thrive smartphone debuted in the month of April last yr and it runs the Android 2.2 Froyo onboard, as this was the latest version of the Android at the time the phone was launched. If you’ve been eyeing at the development for the phone, you may have seen that it hasn’t got much love from manufacturer in terms of development. You don’t have to be disappointed, though, as the Android community is always there to help you out, no matter what device you have. The root access on the phone has been achieved, that mns you can install root-only apps and customize your phone the way you want, let’s see how you can root your Thrive smartphone in the following guide.By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin:1. Rooting your device will void the warranty. Therefore, go ahd on your own.2. Make sure your device is charged fully or have at lst 60% of battery life left.II. Downloading Required Files:1.GingerBrkIII. Rooting the Thrive:1. Download and place the GingerBrk APK file on your Desktop.2. Connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.3. Copy the APK file over to the root of your SD card.4. Once the file’s copied, disconnect the device from your PC.5. Enable theUnknown sourcesoption on your device. To do so,a) Open Dialler on your device, it is what you use to call someone.b) Dial the following :3845#*506#c) From the options, tick-mark the box labeledUnknown Sources Test.6. Enable the USB debugging option fromMenu>>Settings>>Appliions>>Development>>USB debugging.7. Open the File Manager on your device and tap on the APK file you copied rlier to install it.8. Go through the installation steps until the app is installed successfully.9. Once it’s installed, launch it from Menu.10. TapRootbutton in the app and let it root the device.11. Your device should reboot automatically once the rooting is done.12. You’re all set!Awesome! Your Thrive’s now rooted and has Superuser app right in the Menu to help you manage root permissions!

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