Good news for all the HTC One (M8) users because Android 6.0.1 BlurOS Marshmallow is now ready to update on their cellphones. This amazing BlurOS custom ROM brings a lot of new excellent features and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. This custom firmware brings a fantastic UI and is also very fast and smooth. Many users have tested this ROM and found it stable and can be used as a daily driver on HTC One (M8). This is not an official HTC firmware update. Make sure that the bootloader of your HTC One should be unlocked because custom ROMs can’t be installed on locked phones.
Please note that you’ll be required to have the latest version of a custom recovery pre-installed on your HTC One M8 to flash Android 6.0.1 based BlurOS ROM and Google Apps .zip files. After updating BlurOs on your HTC One (M8), you can enjoy many features, for example, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, Beautiful & Gorgeous UI, Fast & Smooth performance, etc. If you are interested in updating your HTC One (M8) on Android 6.0.1 BlurOS Marshmallow then go ahead and proceed to the given instructions.
This guide containing the BlurOS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM is working with the HTC One (M8) Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your HTC One (M8) during or after the installation of BlurOS Custom Firmware.Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make sure that the battery level of your HTC One (M8) is at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the One (M8) on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a good backup of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on One (M8) from Settings > Developer Options.
- The HTC One (M8) should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed that it supports the new Android 6.0.1-based ROM installations.
Steps to Update HTC One (M8) to BlurOS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Custom ROM:
Step No 1: – First, download the BlurOS Android 6.0.1 custom ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
Step No 2: – Now, connect your HTC One (M8) to the PC using its USB data cable.Step No 3: – Move the BlurOS firmware, and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.
Step No 4: – Next, disconnect the device from the PC and boot into Recovery Mode.
Navigate to access Menu -> Settings.
In Settings, tap on Battery and uncheck the Fastboot option.
Power OFF your HTC One (M8) and wait for a while before proceeding to the rest of the steps.
Press and hold Volume Down button; while doing so press once Power key in order to power on your device (Do not release the Volume Down key though).
HTC One (M8) will be rebooted into Bootloader Mode.
You can use fastboot mode from here.
Once in fastboot mode, use Volume Up and Volume Down buttons for scroll down and up and Power key to select.
Highlight the recovery option and select the same and wait for a few seconds, your device will be automatically rebooted into recovery mode.
In Recovery, go back to Android OS by selecting “reboot system now”.
Step No 5: – Go back the main Recovery menu and choose install zip from sdcard> choose zip from sd card.
Step No 6: – Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the BlurOS ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.
Step No 7: – Once the ROM is successfully installed on your HTC One (M8), install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
Step No 8: – After the installation of BlurOS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to restart your HTC One(M8).Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
That’s All! You have successfully updated HTC One (M8) to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with BlurOS custom ROM.