How to Root and Flash Custom Recovery On HTC One Google Play Edition

In this article we will show you How To Root and Flash Custom Recovery On HTC One Google Play Edition with the easiest method and step by step instructions. If you want to enjoy Google Play Edition on HTC One Click Here

Rooting and flashing Custom Recovery will give you full administrative rights on your Android device. After rooting your device successfully, you can make many kind of changes in your Android device.

Some Benefits Of Rooting & Flashing Custom Recovery :

  • Free up storage space by removing apps and services that were preinstalled by your carrier/manufacturer from your device.
  • Increase battery life (apps that might have been running constantly can be removed).
  • Increase performance with Tweaks & Mods available for device.
  • Update to a new version of Android with Custom ROMs.
  • You can flash Tons of Custom ROMs after rooting and flashing Custom Recovery for better performance and looks.

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Warnings:

Below are some warning statements that you must be knowing before preparing to Root or Install Custom Rom in your HTC One Google Play Edition Android Smartphone:

  • Rooting/Installing Custom ROM is not an authorized process hence you’ll be losing all your warranty benefits over your HTC One Google Play Edition after Rooting/Installing it.
  • There are certain risks of damaging your Android Smartphone while Rooting/Installing Custom ROM in it. Hence, it is recommended that you proceed at your own risk and we are not to be held responsible even if your Smartphone gets damaged during or after completing the Rooting/Custom ROM installation process.
  • You might not receive any future official software or firmware updates after rooting and installing Custom ROM in your HTC One Google Play Edition.

Before You Begin:

  • Make sure your device battery is charged upto 60%.
  • Enable USB debugging mode (Menu (app drawer) > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box).
  • Install HTC One drivers from Here
  • Your phone bootloader must be unlocked.

Download Required Files:

How To Unlock Bootloader Of HTC One Play Edition:

  • Extract the Fastboot+ADB zip file in a new folder.
  • Now connect your device to PC with USB cable.
  • Open the Fastboot+ADB extracted folder and Launch a Command Prompt Window on your Desktop. To do that, simply hold down Shift and right-click on any blank area on your screen and select Open command window here.

[su_box title=”Type in following command into the Command Prompt Window:” style=”noise”]adb reboot bootloader[/su_box]

  • Your device should reboot into the bootloader mode.

[su_box title=”Once in, issue the following command:” style=”noise”]fastboot oem unlock[/su_box]

  • A prompt will appear on your device, hit Yes and you should be good to go.

That’s it!! Bootloader of your device is successfully unlocked.

How To Flash Custom Recovery:

  • Extract the Fastboot+ADB zip file in a new folder and also copy the downloaded TWRP recovery into that folder and rename it to recovery.img.
  • Now connect your device to PC with USB cable.
  • Open the Fastboot+ADB extracted folder and Launch a Command Prompt Window on your Desktop. To do that, simply hold down Shift and right-click on any blank area on your screen and select Open command window here.

[su_box title=”Type in following command into the Command Prompt Window:” style=”noise”]adb reboot bootloader[/su_box]

  • Your device should reboot into the bootloader mode.

[su_box title=”Now type in following command into the Command Prompt Window:” style=”noise”]fastboot flash recovery recovery.img[/su_box]

  • It should flash the TWRP Recovery on your device.

[su_box title=”Now type in following command into the Command Prompt Window:” style=”noise”]fastboot reboot[/su_box]

  • Your device should reboot.

Custom TWRP Recovery is flashed into your device now you can root your device easily.

How To Root HTC One Play Edition:

  • Now connect your device to PC with USB cable and copy the downloaded SuperSU zip file into the root of your external SD card.
  • Open the Fastboot+ADB extracted folder and Launch a Command Prompt Window on your Desktop. To do that, simply hold down Shift and right-click on any blank area on your screen and select Open command window here.

[su_box title=”Type in following command into the Command Prompt Window:” style=”noise”]adb reboot recovery[/su_box]

  • Now your device will reboot into the TWRP recovery mode.
  • Once in Recovery, Select Install and choose the SuperSU zip to be installed on your device.
  • Once SuperSU successfully installed into your device, reboot your device.

Great!! Your device is successfully rooted now with Custom Recovery and Unlocked bootlader 😀

 

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