How To Install TrickDroid ROM for HTC One
The HTC One shines with a beautiful metal body and powerful specs while it comes with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5.0 UI, development for HTC One is now speeding up with custom ROMs and TrickDroid is a best custom ROM to get started, thanks to senior XDA developer torxx.
TrickDroid is based on latest 1.29.401.12 RUU with less bloatware, it’s rooted and Deodexed with SuperUser and BusyBox, yes it’s Zipaligned with latest SDK too, developer has removed all debug codes from /app and /framework, however it included a lot of handy tweaks to improve your phone usability, TrickDroid for HTC One is multilanguage support, the developer has fixed various original HTC Bugs too.
There’s TrickDroid tweak package option to customize your experience, it offers an advanced power menu, CyanogenMod Brightness Mod, menu tweak under settings and menu on homescreen. Camera is improved with more tweaks, the main thing about ROM is excellent battery life. HTC One TrickDroid ROM includes a lot of other tweaks to make you happy. This guide shows you how to install TrickDroid 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.
- 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 TrickDroid ROM 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 TrickDroid ROM is now installed on your HTC One, if you experience any error, leave a comment below.