After getting Verizon’s HTC Thunderbolt permanent Root within 48 hours of launch jcase, jamezelle, and scotty2 from irc.andirc.net #thunderbolt channel didn’t take much time to be able to get HTC Thunderbolt Bootloader Unlocked with ClockworkMod Recovery to prepare to try various ROM’s for it’s user without many hassle. Proud owner of Thunderbolt, ProTekk and Trident put the things on and present the visual proof image of ClockworkMod Recovery to Androidpolice.
ClockworkMod Recovery is a system level tool that lets users of rooted Android devices create a complete backup of their device, restore from previous backups, wipe all data, or install new operating systems or other software updates.
It can run on dozens of smart phones and tablets. This is a secondary recovery option for Android devices. It is based on the eclair recovery image. Features include Nandroid backup, adb shell, advanced update.zip options (ignore asserts and signature checks), and file browser for choosing update.zip
It is also known as CWM, clockwork, CW recovery. There are various methods to use this method. Such as: Method 1A, Method 1B and Method 2. Before using any method the phone must be rooted. And definitely you will loss the manufacture warranty after making a phone root. So think seriously before go ahead to root process. A backup of current ROM is must or else your phone may go out of order and damage permanently. So always have a backup of your ROM and update each month (if possible) to prevent any accident.
We didn’t got any details of unlocking process yet but once there is more info we will let you know. In the meantime you may have a look at the details guide over Androidploice To Root your HTC Thunderbolt – Instructions By Team AndIRC. Stay tuned with us at Facebook and Twitter to keep yourself updated on latest HTC Thunderbolt development. source.