HTC is an excellent mobile manufacturer, but it seems that the company was stumbling for the past few years. However, they did manage to get back in the competition because of their latest flagships. These mobiles offer solid battery life, unique features, attractive design, impressive camera, and top of the line specifications.Also, to add an extra layer of security, most of the new HTC flagships come with water and dust resistance facility. All the above-mentioned features and much more are incorporated in HTC U11. 

HTC U11 was released just a while back and our team at AndroidiOSpack has done quite a few tutorials about HTC. From tutorial on Downloading TWRP 3.1.1 to Unlocking Bootloader of HTC U11, and a detailed article on the problems and errors HTC U11 users are facing. In this short tutorial we are going to give tell you how to root your HTC U11 with Android 7.1.1 firmware with SuperSU.  It will provide you a complete guideline on installing a custom recovery on your phone.

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There are a number of things that you need to download and install on your phone or PC before you get down to the actual rooting process.

  • The first thing that you need to do is install USB Drivers of HTC U11 on your computer. Make sure that they are properly integrated.
  • Next, you need to make a backup of your data as rooting your phone may end up deleting all your data.
  • You need to make sure that the USB Debugging mode is enabled on your phone.
  • The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.

Complete Instructions:

It is important that you have a custom recovery on your phone. We would suggest that you have TWRP installed before you get down to the rooting process. Below we have the complete guideline on how to Root HTC U11 with SuperSu.

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Step 1:  You need to start with downloading the SuperSu root file for your phone on your PC.

Step 2: Connect your computer to your Phone via USB cable.

Step 3:  The file that you downloaded in the first step, you need to copy that onto your phone’s memory. Make sure that you directly place it onto the memory and not in any folder.

Step 4: Switch off your phone and disconnect it.

Step 5: Now turn it back on and enter the recovery mode. You can do that by pressing and holding the Power button along with the Volume Down button while you are switching your phone on.

Step 6: Once your phone is in the Recovery mode, you need to tap on the ‘Install’ button, a list will be displayed on the screen. Choose the zip file that you copied in the third step.

Step 7: Swipe the “Swipe to Confirm Flash” and the installation will start.

Step 8: Once the process is completed, Reboot your phone by pressing the Reboot System button. This might take a couple of minutes, especially if you are rooting for the first time.

Once it is done, you can enjoy a rooted phone and do as you please with it.

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