HTC one M8 is latest android smartphone and selling like a hotcakes in the market. Most of the users already bought the device and enjoying the features of the new device. One of the XDA member jcase released the new one click method to root the new Verizon HTC One M8 phone. To get the root access on the phone all you have to download and install the WeakSauce One-click Tool on the device and after that you need to do is install the Superuser app from Google Play. The best part of this method is that you can easily unroot your device, all you have to uninstall the both application on your device and you phone will lose the root access.
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CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the HTC One 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 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.
ROOT VERIZON HTC ONE M8
Step 1. Download the WeakSauce zip file here and extract the folder on y our desktop.
Step 2. In the folder you will fins apk file called WeakSauce-1.0.0.apk. Move this file on your mobile phone.
Step 3. Now install the apk file on your phone and run the application once on your device. Agree to the disclaimer it shows and hit root.
Step 4. Then install SuperSu from the Google play store
Now boot your device and WeakSauce will root your device. Enjoy !