HTC One M8 is a premium quality smartphone that has been liked by the experts in the industry because of its beast performance and high-quality build. Even though it is quite an old smartphone and HTC has scrapped its One series completely and replaced it with U series, you can expect to find the smartphones with a lot of users as they consider it is the best smartphones till date and reluctant to give it away or go for an upgrade. The only problem those users are facing is the fact that HTC has stopped providing software updates for One series.
With the release of Android 8.0 Oreo, smartphone users having old smartphones are dying to try it out with the help of a custom ROM. LineageOS 15 ROM powered by Android 8.0 Oreo is the saviour for them. It is available for download on HTC One M8 and it has all the features that Android 8.0 Oreo. LineageOS 15 Rom is made available for selected smartphones and fortunately, they have not ignored HTC One M8. Before you proceed further, it is important to understand that it is not an official release and hence, you can expect a few bugs occasionally but they won’t be something very major.
- The ROM is only applicable for HTC One M8 single-SIM variants. Do not try on any other device.
- You need to have TWRP recovery installed on your device.
- Take a full backup of all the data on the device because everything will be wiped out.
- Keep the battery charge to 60% at least to prevent incidental shut down.
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Steps To Install LineageOS 15 ROM On HTC One M8
Step 2. Switch off your device and boot into TWRP recovery. Select Wipe from the TWRP menu and Swipe to Factory Reset.
Step 3. Go back to TWRP main menu and select Install and then browse and select LineageOS Zip file. Swipe to confirm flash and the flashing process will initiate.
Step 4. Once the flashing process is done, go to the main menu and select Wipe cache/dalvik. Select that and Swipe to confirm the wipe.
Step 5. Flash GApps file in the same way as LineageOS Zip file.
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Once everything is done, reboot your device and start using Android 8.0 Oreo through Lineage SO 15 ROM.