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How to root HTC Merge in Android 2.2 Froyo [Guide]

htc-merge [1]The HTC merge is a smartphone that’s coming of age now and the last update it had was 2.3.4 Gingerbread. If you are running the 2.2 Froyo on your device you can use this guide. Do not apply the following steps if you are running the later gingerbread update as it will not work.

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT THE HTC MERGE IN ANDROID 2.2 FROYO

  1. Download the Visionary APK from here [2].
  2. Do not extract the file to he desktop this time.
  3. Connect the smartphone to the computer with the USB cable.
  4. Transfer the APK file over to the internals SD card storage space.
  5. You must have a file manager installed on the device. There’s several good ones available from the Google Play Store.
  6. Open the file manager and tap to open the APK file you downloaded from the desktop.
  7. Tap the ‘temproot now’ option from the menu.
  8. The handset is now automatically rooted. You do not have to reboot the device. As soon as you do it’s going to lose the rot access.