How To Root Android With WeakSauce APK

First of all, All the readers who are going to read this should know that this piece of article is dedicated to HTC smartphone users. If you are an HTC user who is looking forward to rooting your device it’s worth reading without stepping out.HTC Corporation is one leading company who has a higher reputation in designing and manufacturing smartphone and tablets. Initially, HTC worked on making smartphones based on Windows and later became a co-founder of Open Handset Alliance taking the part of producing Android smartphones.

HTC Smartphones

The first HTC android smartphone was HTC Dream and HTC produced it for T-Mobile and T-mobile market it as T-Mobile G1. But HTC failed to compete with Apple and Samsung and as a result of it, HTC joined to Valve cooperation to diversify their business. Currently, HTC works with Pixel smartphones.

HTC One (M7)

HTC One (M7) is the seventh flagship Android touchscreen-based smartphone came from HTC. The device was launched in 2013 with Android 4.1.2 “Jelly Bean” and it was succeeded by HTC One (M8) in 2014.HTC One (M7) comes with a unibody aluminium frame and uses unique software and hardware features.

HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8) is also called as all-new HTC One. This mode is available in both Android and Windows operating systems. HTC One (M8) was released in 2014 and on the same release day, Verizon and other Canadian and the United States carriers released the device for online orders before starting the real trade.HTC One (M8) comes with more improvements and features than the HTC One (M7).

Root HTC Smartphones

It has been a long time after releasing these flagship HTC smartphones and HTC has released a number of the latest smartphone by now. Also, Android root technology also has become more advanced by now and there are a number root tools to root almost all of Android smartphones. But there are only a limited number of tools to root HTC smartphones.WeakSauce APK is one of successful root application which can be used to root HTC smartphones.

WeakSauce APK

WeakSauce APK was released by jcase who is retired forum moderator and senior recognized developers in XDA forum in 2014. WeakSauce APK has been specially designed to root HTC One (M7) and HTC One (M8) on Verizon. But according to the developer users are able to use it on other HTC device too though they are not listed as compatible. If the app crashes or does not install Su, it means the app is not compatible with your device. If you are using HTC One (M7), HTC One (M8) or another HTC device, you can give it a try.

How To Install WeakSauce APK On Your HTC Smartphone

WeakSauce APK is a very simple application and it works using jcase & beaups exploit.WeakSauce APK works in a bit different way and it does not offer you a permanent root acess. It means you lose the root acess in every time you restart the device. But do not worry. You do not need to root it yourself again. Because the device root acess itself using the WeakSauce APK after 30 seconds after the device restarted.

  • 1 Step – Full charge your HTC smartphone and Back up it completely
  • 2 Step – Go to Settings > Security > Enable Unknown Sources
  • 3 Step – Download and Install WeakSauce APK on your device
  • 4 Step – Run the application and tap on “Agree” when it shows you a Disclaimer message
  • 5 Step – Now, download and Install SuperSU on your device
  • 6 Step – Finally, reboot your device and wait until the device reboot completely
  • 7 Step – WeakSauce APK will root your device again after 30 Seconds

Now, your device has been rooted properly and you can use it for any root purpose

How To Unroot Your HTC Device

In case you feel that you need to unroot your device follow the below steps to revert root acess

  • 1 Step – Uninstall WeakSauce APK
  • 2 Step – Uninstall SuperSU APK
  • 3 Step – Reboot your device using ADB commands

WeakSauce APK Trouble Shooting

If you have a problem when using WeakSauce APK there is a recommended solution to follow before leave it as an unsuccessful tool. As WeakSauce APK has especially been designed to root Verizon HTC One (M7) and HTC One (M8) devices you may face some errors when using the tool. In such cases try the following method

  • 1 Step – Uninstall WeakSauce and SuperSu app
  • 2 Step – Make ADB reboot
  • 3 Step – Install WeakSauce and Launch it again
  • 4 Step – Install SuperSu app again reboot your device

Final Word

WeakSauce APK is the best solution to root your HTC One (M7) and HTC One (M8). But if you using the latest version of HTC smartphones it is better to avoid WeakSauce APK since it has been a long time after releasing the tool and no update to the initial version.