How to Root HP TouchPad On webOS 3.0.2.

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If you are on HP touchpad and looking for the solution to root your HP touchpad on webOS 3.0.2 , today i have a solution for you and thank you all the users who emailed me the resources on rooting.  Follow the steps

Step 1: Download the required stuff:

Download and Install Palm SDK From the Any of the following URL, Depending on your Platform

Download and Install novaterm program for Windows

Step 2: Enable Developer Mode on TouchPad:

  1. Open Device Info and tap on the menu (top-left)
  2. Select “Custom Application…”
  3. Type ##3386633# in there
  4. In application move the Developer Mode slider to the On position
  5. Then tap Reset the Device
  6. Once device reboots, developer mode would be enabled on HP TouchPad.

Step 3: Connect your HP TouchPad device with Computer via USB

Step 4: Open Terminal(Command Prompt) and run this command: novaterm

Step 5: This will open a new window with something like root@webos-device written in there.

Also this video Might Help :

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  • http://www.teknocrat.com Technology blog

    good info

  • Sultan

    What a BS: you cannot 'root' webOS. It's already 'rooted' by default. All you have to do is enable the 'DeveloperMode' Which is done by typing 'webos20090606' into the Just Type field... That's it folks. The above instructions are mainly misleading...

  • Sultan

    What a BS: you cannot 'root' webOS. It's already 'rooted' by default. All you have to do is enable the 'DeveloperMode' Which is done by typing 'webos20090606' into the Just Type field... That's it folks. The above instructions are mainly misleading...

  • Sultan

    What a BS: you cannot 'root' webOS. It's already 'rooted' by default. All you have to do is enable the 'DeveloperMode' Which is done by typing 'webos20090606' into the Just Type field... That's it folks. The above instructions are mainly misleading...

  • Sultan

    What a BS: you cannot 'root' webOS. It's already 'rooted' by default. All you have to do is enable the 'DeveloperMode' Which is done by typing 'webos20090606' into the Just Type field... That's it folks. The above instructions are mainly misleading...

  • Sultan

    What a BS: you cannot 'root' webOS. It's already 'rooted' by default. All you have to do is enable the 'DeveloperMode' Which is done by typing 'webos20090606' into the Just Type field... That's it folks. The above instructions are mainly misleading...

  • Sultan

    What a BS: you cannot 'root' webOS. It's already 'rooted' by default. All you have to do is enable the 'DeveloperMode' Which is done by typing 'webos20090606' into the Just Type field... That's it folks. The above instructions are mainly misleading...