The best part about homebrewing is that HP is entirely alright with you if you do it, and on WebOS, there is a large active community of people that write homebrew applications and tweaks. With just a few minutes of your time, you can free your device from the shackles put on it by Corporate America. You may have to reboot your device for this to appear. If the “SuperUser” app appears, congrats! When it does, just hit the install button and wait a few minutes.After the drivers are installed, it should look something like this:Hit the globe to search the internet for packages.The package we’re looking for is called Preware.
Unlike iOS or WebOS, which are made exclusively by one company and only have a few software releases, Android has thousands dozens (maybe hundreds) of devices and many different software versions. As such, it is extremely difficult to make one rooting program work on all devices. Titled evasi0n, it’s available for any device running iOS 7.0 through 7.1beta. In other words, it shows you how to jailbreak any iDevice on iOS 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.1beta1, and 7.1beta2.After downloading evasi0n, extract and run evasi0n.exe. When you’re ready to go, just hit “Jailbreak” and you’ll be on your way!After it goes through the various stages of jailbreaking, you’ll need to tap the new app on your homescreen labeled “Jailbreak”. Only tap it once! Note that, due to the exploit used in the rooting program, it may be detected as a virus; this is to be expected and the program is clean as far as we know.
Download the latest version of WebOS Quick Install, currently version 4.3.1, from here. If you don’t have Java, be sure to get it now!Once downloaded, double click it to launch. It will complain that you don’t have Novacom drivers installed. After it is installed, launch z4root from your app tray open it up from your launcher:Once z4root has been launched, you are half-way finished. Your Android 2.2 phone is now rooted.Te following is the list of known phones compatible/incompatible with the permanent root:(Click on the list to view it in full size.)If your phone is not in the list shown above, it may or may not be compatible with z4root.