How To Install TWRP Recovery On HTC One M9
Third party developers are playing with the all-new HTC One M9 and we hope they will bring a lot of nice things to help you packed in custom ROMs. But before you go in the house of custom ROMs, your One M9 needs to be loaded with a custom recovery and here is popular TWRP custom recovery you can load on your device, thanks to TeamWin. TWRP (TeamWin Recovery Project) offers you a nice package of decent features instead just zip file installation and factory reset. It brings you file manager, onscreen keyboard, theme engine, multiple zip file installation, and much more.
Read on how to install the TWRP recovery on your HTC One M9.
You need following things before you start:
HTC One M9 with unlocked bootloader.
Make sure you are on a Windows computer and Android SDK or minimal Android ADB and Fastboot drivers are installed on your computer.
USB phone drivers installed on PC (hint: use HTC Sync for drivers).
Make sure USB debugging is enabled on phone. For this, go to Settings>About menu, there tap many times on build number until you see message saying “you are now a developer”. Then, go to developer options and enable debugging.
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.
How To Install One M9 TWRP Recovery
Step #1: Download the TWRP recovery for M9 from here.
Step #2: Move the downloaded .img file in the same folder as the ADB folder.
Step #3: Connect your phone to computer using a USB cable.
Step #4: Open the folder where you have installed the ADB drivers and open command prompt there. If you’re on windows 7, you can open command prompt directly from the folder, to do so open the folder, there hold down shift button on keyboard and right click on any empty area, then select “open command prompt here”.
Step #5: Type follow commands one by one and press enter after each:
adb reboot bootloader
fastboot flash recovery recoveryimagefilename.img
Note: Write the file image of recovery.img you downloaded in last command.
That’s it, you are done.