HTC One X was released by HTC in 2012 with 1.5GHz quad-core and 1GB of RAM, no doubt it was quite a challenging device that time in the market but with the passage of time HTC stopped software updates to this phone. No matter if the company doesn’t provide support for old devices due to the little RAM, the custom ROM developers are always keeping the devices updated.
Android 5.1 Lollipop has been rolled out either in the form of an OTA update, Factory Images, manual official firmware update or in the form of a Custom ROM for a lot of Android devices. Now being an HTC One X owner, you’ll be happy to know that the HTC’s old flagship HTC One X can be updated now to the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop via Resurrection custom ROM. This Resurrection custom ROM is based on the the latest AOSP release and pure Android.
This Resurrection Remix unofficial build brings all the the official build features like the stability and smoothness. If you are interested to get this amazing Android 5.1 Lollipop based custom ROM on your HTC One X to enjoy a lot of features such as navigation bar and notification bar customization, clock customizations and much more. Then follow the given detailed guide carefully. Keep in mind that this is a custom ROM which is not released by the HTC officially. You’ll need a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP in order to install the custom ROM and Gapps zipped files.
Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 Lollipop ROM Features:
Check out the main features of Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM:
Navbar Ring Switch
Navbar Ring Targets
Navbar Button Customization
Navbar Dimensions(Potrait & Landscape)-Status bar
Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
SuperUser Indicator Switch
Carrier Label Switch
Carrier label Color
Quick PullDown Switch
Smart Pulldown Switch
Time & date
Day & date Toggle
Center Clock/Right Clock Choice
Battery Bar customization
Battery Icon Customization(circle/landscape/Portrait and more)
Battery % Text
Network Traffic Indicator-Theme Chooser
RR exclusive PITCH BLACK THEME
Gestures Anywhere Feature-App Circle Bar
Choose apps in App circle
Clear All button Switch
Clear All Tasks Switch
Clear All Button Location(Top right,Top Left,Top Center,Bottom Left,Bottom Right,Bottom Center)
CLock And Alarm Customizations
Weather Panel Customizations
Choose upto 5 Shortcuts
100+ Icons for Shortcuts
Quick Slider Shortcuts
Weather Display Switch
Choice to Add 20+ Tiles
Enable 2/3/4 Tiles per Row
Enable Disable Brightness Slider in Notification Panel
Advanced Location Settings Switch(Choose Battery saving/Device Only/High Accuracy Directly in Notification Panel)
Long-press Toogles to Enter Settings
Navigation Bar left/Right handed mode Switch
Power Menu End Calls Switch
Home Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
Home Button Wake Up
Home Button answer call
Long Press Actions
Double Tap Actions
Back Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
Wake Up device Switch
Menu Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
Wake Up Device Switch
Short Press Actions
Long Press Actions
Search Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
Wake Up Device
Short Press Action
Long Press Action
Wake Up Device
Keyboard Cursor Control
Swap Buttons on Landscape mode
Expanded Desktop Mode
All New CM Audio FX App
Heads Up Customizations
Over All Smoothness Improvements
Optimizations to Improve Battery
All CM12 Features
This guide containing the Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix ROM and instructions are working with only HTC One X. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your HTC One X during or after the installation process of Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix ROM. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the One X by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve properly installed the HTC One X USB Drivers on the PC.
- The HTC One X should be rooted with the latest version of custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your One X must be unlocked.
- The ADB and Fastboot should be configured on your PC [How To]
- Make sure that the battery level of the One X is at least over 70% before going ahead.
Steps to Install Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix ROM on HTC One X
Step No 1:- First, extract the Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix Lollipop custom ROM (cm-Resurrection_Remix_LP_v5.4.1-20150409-endeavoru_NEW-LAYOUT.zip) on the desktop of your PC to get the boot.img file.
Step No 2:- Now, plug your HTC One X to the PC and mount the USB Mass Storage of the phone.
Step No 3:- Transfer the Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix ROM zipped file that you’ve already downloaded from the above link, to the root folder of your SD Card.
Step No 4:- After that, transfer the boot.img file to android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory on your PC.
Step No 5:- Once the files are copied, turn OFF the device in order to boot into Bootloader/Fastboot Mode.
Step No 6:- Turn ON the One X while pressing and holding the Volume Down and Power keys at the same time.
Step No 7:- While your HTC One X is now into Fastboot Mode. Go to the android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools folder and within that launch Command Prompt, then type the following command and press enter:
fastboot flash boot boot.img
Step No 8:- Now type this command and hit enter:
Step No 9:- Select the BOOTLOADER option from RECOVERY by following the on-screen instructions.
Step No 10:- In CWM Recovery, select Wipe data/Factory Reset to perform full data wipe. Then Wipe Cache Partition and Wipe Dalvik Cache too.
Step No 11:- Go back to the main menu of Recovery and choose install zip from SD card > choose zip from sdcard.
Step No 12:- Locate the Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix custom ROM zipped file which you have already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card on the phone. Start the ROM installation process by confirming on the next screen.
Step No 13:- Install Google Apps (GApps) by repeating the same procedure as given above.
Step No 14:- After the ROM and Gapps installation is completed, choose “+++++Go Back+++++” and from the Recovery Menu, select Reboot System Now.
The HTC One X will be rebooted and may take about 5 to 6 minutes while booting up for first time after installing ROM and Google Apps.
That’s All! You have successfully updated HTC One X to Android 5.1 Lollipop via Resurrection Remix ROM.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any query or trouble while installing Android 5.1 with Resurrection Remix ROM on HTC One X.