How To Install RENOVATE ROM for HTC One
The HTC One comes with Jelly Bean and Sense 5.0 user interface that enables you to manage tasks rapidly and easily while there are a lot of decent tweaks that you can try to improve usability and OrDroid custom ROM is one of good example for this purpose as it packs a nice box of tweaks.
OrDroid ROM for HTC One is Deodexed, Recompressed and Zipaligned using SDK r21.1, it includes SuperUser, BusyBox and SQLite app, OrDroid will give a stock look as developer didn’t make any visual change that is great for clean look and feel, he has removed so many irritating bloatware. It’s multi-language custom ROM. OrDroid comes with performance and memory optimization, it features ramdisk tweaks, it includes AROMA installer, you can remove and install apps (AROMA installer). OrDroid offers very good battery life too.
This guide shows you how to install OrDroid ROM for HTC One.
- Keep in mind that your HTC One must have unlocked bootloader, check this guide to unlock bootloader.
- Make sure a custom recovery is installed on your HTC One, check this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery or this guide 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.
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 OrDroid ROM for HTC One from here.
Step #3: Copy the zip file 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” 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.”
That’s it, the “name” ROM is now installed on your HTC One, if you experience any error, leave a comment below.