Permanent root achieved for EVO Shift 4G [UPDATED]

A group of people over at xda-developers has pooled resources and achieved permanent root on HTC’s EVO Shift 4G. Previous hacks were temporary only, so this new method represents a significant turning point for tweakers that own the gadget.

As always, this is a do-at-your-own-risk type of procedure, and there is always the possibility of turning your gadget into a pretty brick. That said, the instructions seem simple enough and confirmations are rolling in from people who have completed the hack successfully.

Head on over to xda-developers to see if it’s worth giving it a go yourself. A recovery image is coming soon.

UPDATE: See this XDA thread for a newbie’s guide to rooting the Shift.

Thanks, Brandon

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