Today, in this guide we’ll show you how to install the TWRP Recovery on HTC One 2014 (M8). After the installation of custom recovery on the phone, you can enjoy lots of custom ROMs and mods on the device. The guide is simple and take a few minutes to complete the process. Before this first you have to unlock the bootloader of the device, You can find the guide below to unlock the bootloader. Once unlocked, we’re going to flash the TWRP recovery. Lets take a look how to install recovery on the HTC One 2014 (M8) android smartphone.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the HTC One 2014 (M8) android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL HTC ONE 2014 (M8) DRIVERS
You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
HOW TO INSTALL TWRP ON HTC ONE M8
Step 1. Unlock the bootloader of the phone first. Read the guide to Unlock Bootloader of New HTC One 2014 (M8) here.
Step 2. Download the one click TWRP installer here and extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Disable Fastboot! On your HTC One (M8), go to Settings » select Power (or Battery) and there, look for the option Fast boot. Now power off the device.
Step 4. Open the TWRP installer that you downloaded on Step 2 on your desktop.
Step 5. Connect your device to the PC.
Step 6. From the TWRP installer folder Run the ’1-click-twrp-recovery-installer.bat’ file and follow the simple on-screen instructions like ‘Press any key to continue..’
Step 7. Once the TWRP recovery is flashed successfully on your HTC One (M8), your device will reboot automatically into your newly flashed TWRP Recovery.
Thats it! Now the recovery is isntalled on your device.