How to root HTC 10 Evo and install TWRP recovery

In this guide you would be able to root and install TWRP recovery on HTC 10 Evo. HTC released this device in 4Q, 2016 and now developers have already started their work on it. The same guide for HTC U Ultra is also posted here in custom recovery section you can have an overview of it as well because we are going to follow the same process to install TWRP recovery and root HTC 10 Evo.

Official TWRP recovery for HTC 10 Evo is now available and once you install the TWRP recovery on it then you can flash the SuperSU root package root get root access on HTC 10 Evo. The process is very easy because each and every step is mentioned below, just just need to follow them in sequence to root and install TWRP recovery on HTC 10 Evo.

Once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or others along mods and tweaks via TWRP recovery. On the other side, a rooted device allows you to modify the system files including removing bloatware(unnecessary apps), setting third party apps as system file, overclocking CPU and much more.

If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root HTC 10 Evo and install TWRP recovery on it.

How to root and install TWRP recovery on HTC 10 Evo

Before you begin:

Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%

Download and install latest HTC drivers on PC. Download here

Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.

Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.

Process to install TWRP recovery on HTC 10 Evo

Download TWRP recovery for HTC 10 Evo (berlin). Download

Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.

Now process and follow this guide to see how to install TWRP recovery on HTC 10 Evo.

Process to root HTC 10 Evo

Download the SuperSU zip from this link.

Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded SuperSU zip on the internal storage of your device.

Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.

To do so, turn off your phone completely.

Now press Volume Down + Power at the same time until it enters fastboot mode, now highlight the recovery option using volume keys and use Power button to select it. This time you’ll select the recovery mode.

Your device will enter recovery, now flash the SuperSU zip from there.

Once done, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your HTC 10 Evo.

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your HTC 10 Evo, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.