HTC Incredible 2 (Vivow): Custom Recovery And Rooting Guide

HTC Incredible 2 is probably diminishing in porpularity and no much useful info about the slowly forgotten device is found on the internet however, for those who still love this portable android device, HTC Incredible 2, (Vivow), how to install a custom recovery on the device is discussed here
Following few questioning messages recieved from our fans concerning how to install a custom recovery on HTC Incredible 2, (vivow), I got an HTC Incredible 2 for myself and carried out lots of researches and enventually ended up with disappointing results.

1- It was easy to temp root the HTC Incredible 2 using terminal emmulator or the command prompt. The permanent root was not just easy.
2- To make worst, I could not get the bootloader unlocked in order to flash a custom recovery via HTCDev website because its hboot is not stock and that makes it impossible to install any custom ROM.

3- However hard I searched the internet, I could not just find an unlocked bootloader zip file flashable using the hboot

How I Installed Custom Recovery on HTC Incredible 2 Even with Locked Bootloader

To do this, you only need your memory card inserted on your HTC Incredible 2 and access to the internet

1- Download the Amoh Ra recovery version for the HTC Incredible 2 from this link.
2- Copy the downloaded zip file from the link above onto the root of your SDCard and name it as exactly as
3- Now, turn off your phone and boot to hboot by pressing the Power + Volume Down buttons together. Wait few seconds for the phone to detect the update and press the Volume Up Button to start the update.

Once the update is complete, you are done! Congratulations, you just flashed a custom recovery on your HTC Incredible 2

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