Recently HTC released the new android smartphone HTC One M8 2014, after the release of the device developers are working on the root method and now the rooting guide is available for the M8 with TWRP recovery. To get the roots access on the phone first you have to unlock the bootloader and after that install custom recovery then you can get the root access easily. In this guide we’ll show you how you can do this in a simple and easy way.
Before following this guide do tkae the full backup of you phone and the guide is only for the HTC One M8 2014 model, don’t try this method on any of other HTC android phones. Verify the model number of M8 by navigating to Settings>> About phone>> Model number.
If you are the newbie and doesn’t know much more about the root and whats are the advantage and disadvantage of root, read our guide here Advantages of Rooting Android Phone & Why You Should Root. Once you are ready, read all the instruction below and follow them one by one on your phone and system.
Table of Contents
1. Install the HTC One Drivers and Unlock Bootloader
The phone comes with the locked bootloader, so first you have to unlock it. To do this install the latest HTC drivers on your pc. Read here full guide to install drivers and unlock the bootloader of the phone.
2. Download TWRP recovery
The nest step is to install the TWRP custom recovery on the HTC One M8 2014. Custom recovery are always helpful to install custom roms and Flash Zip files on the android smartphones. Once the recovery in installed you hvae to flash the rooting package on the device to get the root access. Read here – Install TWRP Recovery on HTC One 2014 (M8)
3. Root HTC One M8
To root you device all you have to boot you device in recovery mode and flash the rooting package. Here is the complete tutorial to download the rooting package and flash it via recovery.
That’s all! Enjoy root access and custom recovery on your brand new HTC One M8.