How to Root HTC Thunderbolt (Kingo Method)

How to Root HTC Thunderbolt (Kingo Method) – This smartphone was introduced in early January, at CES 2011. HTC Thunderbolt brings’ 4G technology will be brought to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network that has enveloped the United States some time ago. From some of the existing information, the specification of the HTC Thunderbolt 4G is using 4.3 touch screen, 1.2 GHz MSM8960 processor, 8 MP autofocus camera in the rear and 5 MP on the front that can record 720p high definition quality images.

In addition, its connectivity features can be fairly complete and adequate as WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, aGPS Google Maps Mobile 5, WLAN-Hotspot. For this phone operating system, the same as the Samsung Nexus S with Google Android OS 2.3. For its ability in data storage, this phone in the Arm with a memory capacity of 16 GB, and also has a microSD slot that can expand the memory capacity up to 32 GB.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial on How to Root HTC Thunderbolt by using Kingo Root on windows PCSmartphone Clinics is not responsible for any gain or loss incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Enable USB Debugging, by open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Download and Install the HTC USB Driver on the PC
  • Download Kingo Root tool

How to Root HTC Thunderbolt (Kingo Method)

  • Install and run Kingo app on your PC / Laptop.
  • Connect your Android device to your computer

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  • Once your smarthphone is connected successfully to the computer, Kingo Root will automatically detect your device.

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  • Click ROOT button, wait for the process and do not unplug the USB cable before the process is completed
  • After the Root process is completed, the Finish button will appear. Press the Finish button then your device will reboot automatically.

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  • If the SuperSU App exist on your Application Menu on your smartphone it means you’ve succesfully rooted your device.

see SuperSU app

For more details, please watch the following video:

Congratulation! Now your HTC Thunderbolt was rooted. You can verify that your HTC Thunderbolt is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the tutorial of How to Root HTC Thunderbolt (Kingo Method) useful for you.

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