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How to Root HTC One (M8)


HTC ONE M8

HTC has released the successor to the phenomenal HTC One, the HTC One M8 and already there are root methods available. If you’re looking for a root method you’ve come to the right place. It is the phone that can change the company’s flagging business and indeed it already has. The HTC One M8 is the flagship model, and takes over from the HTC One, which proved to be HTC’s best-selling phone ever. 
It sports a 5inch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It has a Dual 4 MP cam, 2688х1520 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash with many features.  It features a Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 2.3ghz Quad Core Processor with 2GB RAM. Internal memory 16/32gb, supports external sd card upto 128gb. It comes with Android 4.4.2 (Android KitKat) & is upgradable to Android 4.4.3 (Android KitKat).

Rooting the HTC One (M8) has several advantages, mainly accessibility features. Some of them being:
1. Titanium backup
2. Nandroid Backup 
3. Debloat the ROM with stuff  you do not desire using ROMCleaner 
4. Adblocking 
5. Flashing mods like increased in-call volume, increased brightness, interface customization etc. 
6. Raise the readahead values to load up apps, webpages, and other stuff faster
7. Overclock for performance or under volt the kernel to save power.
8. Getting Pure Android UI by flashing new ROMS.
9. Getting unlimited coins, gold etc. in games.

You can check some of the tweaks & apps after rooting onto our youtube channel ELITEXTREMEZ.

Android Rooting will void phone's warranty. We are not responsible for any damage or data loss caused to your phone. Do it on your own risk.

Make sure your phone is charged 70% at least.
Back up all your phone data.

Follow these steps:

1. Download One M8 All In One Toolkit & extract the One_M8_All-In-One_Kit_v folder.

2. On the M8 go into Settings > Battery Manager > Turn off Fastboot.
3. Open the Toolkit (One M8) in the folder. Click Download HTC Drivers and hit Go. Then click Okay.
4. Save the file and run it.
5. Click Register at HTCDev. Fill out the User Registration form.
6. Now go back to your device. Go into Settings > About  > Software Information > More then tap build number until Developer Options are enabled. Then go back into Settings > and enter Developer Options. Turn USB Debugging on.
7. Now plug your device into your computer via USB. Your phone should come up with a popup asking if it should allow the computer. Select always allow and hit okay.

8. Now go back to the toolkit and click Get Token ID.
9. At this point your phone will now reboot into the bootloader. On your computer a second command prompt will come up. Close the first one.
10. Right click on the second one and click mark. Now highlight from the first arrow in the first row to the last arrow in the last row. Click ctrl+C to copy it.
11. In the toolkit hit Submit Token ID. It will ask you to login to HTCDev. Use the account you had made in step 5.
12. Go to the Unlock Bootloader option and click get started.
13. Select your device from the drop down and click begin unlock bootloader.
14. Now proceed to the unlock instructions. Now go to step 7 since the rest has already been covered. Paste your device Token ID you copied earlier into the box then click submit.
15. Now go into the email that you registered HTCDev with and they will send you a file called Unlock code.bin. Download it.
16. In the toolkit click unlock bootloader. Now the file explorer will pop up. Navigate to the place you saved it and select it. Click Open and a Command Prompt will show up. Your device will then ask if you want to unlock your bootloader. Use your volume keys to scroll and power button to select.

17. Now your device will reboot and get fully wiped.
18. When you have finished setting up the phone go into settings and enable usb debugging again (same as step 6).
19. Make sure your device is still plugged in. In the toolkit there are two recoveries. If you have a sprint device click the one for sprint if not then click the one under it.
20. When you click okay your phone will reboot back into bootloader. When it does close the command prompt and a new one will open.
21. Now the device will boot up.
22. In the toolkit under the extras box select perm root and click run.
23. Close the first command prompt. The second one will boot your device into its recovery. On your device select the install button and look for the supersu zip. Now select install. When finished select reboot then system.

If you find Super SU or Super User app in your phone's app drawer that means that your phone is rooted!!

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