Guide on How To Root HTC Desire 826 Quick and Easy


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HTC Desire 826 is an upgraded HTC Desire 820 with 13-megapixels front and rear camera it is sure to please shutterbugs. In today’s rooting guide we show you how to root HTC Desire 826.


Rooting your device may cause loss of warranty.

You are only responsible for any further losses and damages caused to device. We will not be held liable in any circumstances.

Before Proceeding read Pros and Cons of Rooting

  Advantages and Disadvantages of Rooting your Android Device.

   Guide on How to Root HTC Desire 826 Easily

Before you proceed any further make sure to charge your device above 30%, though we recommend a full charged device before rooting.

  Step -1: Make Sure Device Model No

Check the model number of device and make sure you have correct model or device for which the guide is prepared. Be warned before using this guide with any other product from same brand or different brand.

This guide is for HTC Desire 826 and its variants only.

  Step 0: Backup your Device

Backup is mandatory as this will wipe most of internal data. Backup is always recommended. Below is guide on how to backup most of your data.

  Backup your Android Device.

  Step 1: Downloads the following files

Here’s link to download  TWRP Recovery and SuperSu

  Step 2: Unlock Bootloader

We have prepared a step by step easy to follow guide on how to unlock bootloader. This step in mandatory so you need to visit the unlocked bootloader page provided below.

How to Unlock Bootloader of HTC Devices   Click Here

  Step 3: Transfer the downloaded SuperSU

Transfer the downloaded to root of device memory after downloading and the proceed to next step.

  Step 4: Reboot to Fastboot mode and Flash Recovery

If device is on press Volume Down and Power Key together for about 10-seconds and device will turn off. At this point leave power key but keep holding volume down and you will enter to fastboot mode.

Connect Phone to PC using data cable. Extract files from Recovery.rar in one location and simply click on recovery.bat.  Press Enter and It will start pushing TWRP to your device and within few seconds it will show as finished.

Note: In case auto flashing script doesn’t work on your PC, open TWRP folder extracted from file.

     Hold Shift Key and Right Click on Mouse… Then click on Open Command window here….

     Type this command…   fastboot flash recovery TWRP_Recovery.img and hit Enter.

  Step 5: Reboot to Recovery mode and Flash SuperSU

Disconnect phone and using volume keys select recovery option and reboot to recovery and install by selecting Install zip > and selecting transferred in third step to obtain root privilege.

After successfully flashing the SuperSU reboot to system and congratulation now you have proper root access on your HTC Desire 826.


  • If your command window shows waiting for device then you need to install HTC Drivers.
  • Any other problem email me at and I will help you as soon as possible

  Verify Root Access

To verify root access by installing the Root Check from   Play Store.

If you faced any trouble or have any thing to say just drop your comment below. Do share the post with friends.

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  1. Subbu KMS says

    Hi vivek
    Thank you for your efforts .
    I have done everything as per your guidelines. Everything went well except su zip update
    it says some error and phone is not getting rooted
    could you help with this error.
    Thanks in advance.

  2. Vincent Wong says

    Excellent guide put out by Vivek. Helped a total new user like me. My issue is that the superuser file was not compatible. Could someone please post their experience? Anyone find that the SuperSU file was compatible with their HTC Desire 826? Thanks!

    1. Karthick says

      supersu V2.78 to be used for marshmallow. always check latest twrp and supersu from xda forums

  3. rpmahe says

    Does not work on new phones. Touch does not work in recovery mode so you cannot install super user.

  4. Imran Mansuri says

    I m not able to connect 3g in my htc desire 826. Plz help me guys.

  5. Asif khan says


    I have htc 826 stuck in recovery mode. i can not root it or unlock it. when i am trying using fastboot flash recovery TWRP_Recovery.img it says signature failed. can you help me?

    1. Suryâ Vikas says

      same problem when i tried it now…..

  6. Masum Vali says

    My issue is that the superuser file was not compatible please help me…!!

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