Rooting HTC Wildfire-S

Pre-Requisites:

HTC Wildfire S(Marvel)
Memory Card and cable
Hacked Boot Drivers
ADB n Fastboot
ClockWorkMod Recovery
SuperUser for WFS(Root file)

Unlocking the bootloader

  • Goto -> HTC Dev. Use Internet Explorer.
  • Register an account and login using the same.
  • Select your device(HTC Wildfire S) from the dropdown and click ‘Begin Unlock Bootloader’
  • Accept the disclaimers and download the respective RUU from the displayed page based on your location/operator.
  • Follow the 10 step instructions and unlock the bootloader.


Installing ClockWorkMod

  • After successfully unlocking the bootloder(***UNLOCKED*** in Bootloader screen), we need to install CWM.
  • Switch on your phone and connect to your PC in Disk Drive mode.
  • Place the attached ClockWorkMod Recovery(PG76IMG.zip) in root of the Memory card.
  • Switch off your device and then switch it on in Bootloader mode(Volume down + Power) and wait for some time.
  • Then proceed with the installation and then reboot your device.

Rooting HTC Wildfire S

  • Connect to PC in Disk Drive Mode and place the root.zip in the root of the memory card.
  • Boot into device Bootloader and enter into Recovery.
  • Select ‘Install Zip from SD card’ and select the root.zip.
  • Wait till the flashing completes. Power down.
  • Start the phone and you should see a SuperUser app.

That’t it, your mobile is rooted. 🙂
Let me know, if you face any issues.

P.S:
The mobile I rooted is bought in India and I selected htc_Asia_WWE RUU during the process of unlocking the bootloader.

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30 comments

  1. After putting root.zip file in root of memory card, in h-boot mode… i selected recovery… But it did’nt ask anything.. just reboot and a display cames with Htc green logo… and then nothing work
    What to do now..??

    1. Which software you mean?? The official RUU?? or the Root file?

      If its official RUU, i suggest you to try with other English based RUUs, but with caution.
      Tell me exactly, where you stand…so that I can help you.

  2. Am Not Able Not Unlock Bootloader, No Matter Which One I Try
    HTC Asia india, Or Vodafone In.
    It Keeps On Showing That It Is Not Correct Type.
    i Checked My sofware number 2.13.720.1
    Which Is Exact Match Of HTC Asia India.
    But It Also Show That It Is Not Same.
    What Should I Do??

  3. Hi there. My bootloader is unlocked with S-ON. I’ve tried to flash a recovery.img but this is what I get: “main version is older”. Please help me to resolve this.

  4. I unlock my htc wildfire s and Put PG76IMG.zip in sd card and follow the proces but error come “cid incorrect” please help

  5. Hi ,
    I am trying to Root my mobile Htc widfire s. It displaying error

    Main version is older !
    Update Failed…

    Please let me know how can i update RUU. I done all the process except RUU. Please let me know the link file to download and Update RUU

    Thanks & Regards
    Vivek Banka

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