HTC Desire 816 has a 5.5″ screen with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. It is powered by a 1.6 GHz quad core Snapdragon 400 processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. It has 8 GB of internal memory with an expandable memory of 128 GB and 13 MP primary camera. It also has a 5 MP front camera. It runs on Android 4.4.2.
Previously we saw how to install CWM recovery on this device. In this tutorial we will see how to root HTC Desire 816. Rooting the phone has many benefits. You can remove the bloatware from the device, install apps which require root access and much more. Follow the steps given below to root the phone.