If you are HTC One M8 user and want to update your phone to a latest version, then you are in the right place. Here, we will guide you through simple methods how to update your phone to a latest LineageOS 16 ROM. LineageOS 16 ROM is now available for HTC One M8. The ROM include a lot of new features.
In this tutorial, we will discuss some of the features of LineageOS 16 and will guide you how to flash the ROM on your HTC One M9.
Features Of LineageOS 16:
This features was introduced to check the apps that was mostly used by users and were considered favourite by users. This feature help to balance the smartphone usage and moderate parts that require attention. It also include timer which user can set while using the particular application. After exceeding the time limit, the application icon will automatically turn grey and you will notice the time spending on this app and your addiction for this application.
Smart Battery Feature
The Smart Battery feature will notice the usage detail of the user and will take an action to restrict the applications that are rarely used by the users. This will help turn down battery consumption.
The Gesture-Based navigation is very useful as now mostly Android phones have almost bezel less and notched display. With this feature, the recently open page can be accessed by swiping up from the bottom.
Specifications of HTC One M8
HTC One M8 comes with 5.0 inches display supporting resolution of 1080×1920 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass 3 technology. It is equipped with quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor. The internal memory of the phone include 16 or 32 GB with 2 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 256 GB.
The camera of the phone include Dual 4MP + 4MP primary camera with dual-LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, Infrared port, Radio and USB.
It is powered by Li-Po 2600 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on HTC One M8
Before proceeding, you need to follow some pre-requirements which are as follow:
- Unlock the bootloader on HTC One M8. Click on the link below to follow the complete:
Simple Guide To Unlock bootloader, install TWRP recovery and root HTC One M8.
- Make back-up of your important data and also the battery of your phone should be at least 70%.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps For HTC One M8
- LineageOS 16 For HTC One M8.
- Gapps 64 bit & Gapps 32 bit.
Simple Steps To install LineageOS 16 ROM on HTC One M8
Step 1: Make sure that you have unlocked the bootloader, installed TWRP recovery and rooted HTC One M8. As I have provided the link above to follow the full guide.
Step 2: Download the above files of LineageOS 16 and Gapps and then transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 3: Boot your phone into TWRP recovery, turn your phone off, press and hold power and volume down buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 4: Tap on the “back-up” option and then “Data” and “Cache” from the TWRP recovery menu.
Step 5: Then tap on “install” option and locate the downloaded ROM file which you have have transferred it to the internal storage of your phone before. Select it. Then tap on “Add more zip files” and select Gapps file and “swipe to confirm flash”.
Step 6: Wait for the flashing process to complete and reboot your phone and you will be booted into LineageOS 16 ROM on HTC One M8.
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