HTC One M8 Blues custom ROM comes with
tons of new features and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. A quick
list of the main features in Blues is given below and we are sure you’d
love to use this on your HTC One M8:
•This tutorial is only for installing Android 6.0.1 Blues ROM on HTC One M8. Please do not try on any other One M8 variants.
•Your phone should have a custom recovery installed in order to install this Blues ROM on your phone.
•We will be using TWRP Recovery for this tutorial.
•Bootloader should be unlocked.
•This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
•Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the Recovery Mode.
This site or the developers are not
responsible, if you damage or brick your device.Do it on your own risk
and follow the instruction properly.
Backup important files stored on your device before proceeding with the
steps below, so that in case something goes wrong you’ll have backup of
all your important files.
How to Update HTC One M8 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Blues Custom ROM:
Step 1 – Download Android 6.0.1 Blues ROM for One M8 to your computer and extract boot.img from the zip file separately.
Step 2 – Connect and mount your One M8 USB memory to your computer using the USB cable.
Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded Android 6.0.1 ROM zip file to
your phone memory / SD card. Make sure the file is in the phone memory /
SD card root (not in any folder).
Step 4 – Copy/paste the boot.img file to android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory.
Step 5 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.
Step 6 – Now to get in the Bootloader/Fastboot Mode. Turn ON the phone
while pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power buttons.
Step 7 – Once in the Fastboot mode (on your phone), navigate to
android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory (on your computer) and open
Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt).
Step 8 – Type the following command and press Enter.
fastboot flash boot boot.img
Step 9 – Then, type the following command and press Enter.
Step 10 – Follow the navigation instructions on the screen. Select BOOTLOADER and then go to RECOVERY.
Step 11 – Once you are in TWRP Recovery, perform a full data wipe by
tapping on the ‘Wipe’ button. Then swipe on the “Swipe to Factory Reset”
option at the bottom.
Step 12 – Now go back to the main menu and then tap on the ‘Install’
button. From the list, choose the ZIP file that you copied to your phone
memory in Step 3.
Step 13 – Confirm installation on the next screen by swiping on the
“Swipe to Confirm Flash” option. The installation procedure should start
Step 14 – Once the installation is completed.
Step 15 – Tap on the “Wipe cache/dalvik” button if you get into any boot loops or other issues.
Step 16 – You can now reboot your phone by selecting the “Reboot System” button.
Your HTC One M8 will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot
on your first time after flashing a new ROM. So, please wait.
Your HTC One M8 should now have Android 6.0.1 Blues
Marshmallow custom ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings >
About phone to verify.
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