HTC One M7 users who have eagerly been waiting for some Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM for their phones should be now thankful to senior developer at XDA as he has done for you what you needed most for your One M7.
This post will cover guide on how to install Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM on HTC One M7. Are you ready? If yes, then follow me to get done with installation process.
- Make sure your HTC One M7 is at least 66% or charged.
- Ensure that you have complete backup of all your important data.
- Make sure USB debugging is enabled on your smartphone. [If not, enable from Setting –> Developer Options]
How to Install Android 5.1 Lollipop Custom ROM on HTC One M7
Step 1: Download the custom ROM and GAPPS. For easy browsing, place both the downloaded zip files on desktop of your Computer.
Step 2: Connect your HTC One M7 to your computer to transfer the download zip files to your phone SD card.
Step 3: Turn Off your phone and boot it to recovery mode. For that, first disable fastboot option from Settings –> Battery. Now for recovery, Place and hold “Volume Down + Power” buttons and release the “Power” button with “Volume Down” still pressed. Select the “Recovery Mode” using Power button.
Step 4: In recovery, first perform backup using “Backup” option. Once done, go to main menu and select Wipe, Advanced Wipe, Cache, Dalvik Cache and Data options and swipe on “Swipe to Factory” reset option to clean your phone for Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM installation.
Step 5: Go back to main recovery menu and select “Install ” to select the ROM zip file you have transferred to SD card in Step 1. Once ROM flashing is completed, repeat the same step for GAPPS.
Step 6: Repeat the above step for Google Apps (GAPPS) installation.
Step 7: Once the installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu by and reboot your phone by choosing “reboot system now” option from main menu. For the first time, your phone might take little more time than it usually takes, so don’t be panic as it is normal and will be only for 1st time.
That’s all needed from your side to install Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM on your HTC One M7 smartphone.