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How To Install AOKP ROM for T-Mobile HTC One


The famed AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) has been landed to your T-Mobile HTC One unofficially, thanks to recognized XDA developer Romanbb. AOKP custom ROM is known for customization that enables you to personalize almost everything to bump up your favorite UI on your T-Mobile HTC One, since it’s AOSP-based ROM, it provides a stock Android experience but improve usability of phone.

So give it a try to dive into river of customization. But keep in mind that since the developer is still working on ROM, it may contain a few bugs.

This guide shows you how to install AOKP for T-Mobile HTC One.

Requirements

  • Keep in mind that your T-Mobile HTC One must have unlocked bootloader, check this guide to unlock bootloader.
  • Make sure a latest version custom recovery is installed on your HTC One, check this guide (install latest version) to install ClockworkMod recovery or this guide (install latest version) to install TWRP recovery.
  • You need a Windows PC and make sure USB drivers for HTC One are installed. You can use HTC Sync to install USB drivers.
  • Backup everything because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use the carbon Android app to backup apps and data.

DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.

Instructions

Step #1: Turn off your HTC One and reboot into recovery mode by holding down volume up and power buttons, in recovery mode create nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again, if you’re on TWRP recovery, click on “backup” and slide the blue button to confirm the action.

Step #2: Download the latest version of AOKP ROM for HTC One from here [XDA Link] and Google Apps package from here.

Step #3: Copy both downloaded zip files to internal storage of your HTC One.

Step #4: Download the Fastoot Package to your PC.

Step #5: Unzip the downloaded fastboot.zip file into C drive “c:\”, it’ll generate fastboot folder containing four files.

Step #6: Unzip the ROM zip (downloaded in step 2) and get the boot.img file, then copy the boot.img file to fastboot folder, now you have 5 files in fastboot.

Step #7: Turn your HTC One off.

Step #8: Reboot phone into fastboot mode, to do this reboot phone by holding down volume down and power buttons.

Step #9: Once you’re in fastboot mode, plug phone to PC using a USB cable.

Step #10: Open the fastboot folder and run flash-boot-windows.bat file, it’ll install the boot.img file.

Step #11: Once the installation is done, unplug phone from PC, then on your phone select HBOOT, there select “recovery” option to enter in recovery mode.

Step #12: In recovery mode, perform wipe, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen. At the end, select advanced, then select “wipe dalvik cache” and confirm action.

Step #13: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”.

Step #14: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” or select “install” for TWRP recovery and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.

Step #15: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.

That’s it, your T-Mobile HTC One is now running AOKP, if you experience any error during installation of AOKP custom ROM, leave a comment below. You can also visit the original XDA thread link is given in second step.

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