How to Install Android 6.0.1 MaximusHD Custom ROM on HTC One M9

If your device has looks, then you must flash such a ROM on it that can make it worth its looks. The stock ROMs do provide you more than enough for performance and speed, but what a custom ROM can do, is not possible by a stock one. However, one shouldn’t go after Pure Android too, but still there are ROMs based on Stock based Firmware, but under the hood enhancements made custom ROM far superior and faster than any of the stock ROM available. Furthermore, you can flash more and more tweaks and mods on it and flashing custom Kernels on them makes it even better. If you want smooth, clean and persistent performance, the upgrading to a custom ROM is the best option available and by far the only option.

How to Install Android 6.0.1 MaximusHD Custom ROM on HTC One M9

MaximusHD is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and despite that I have seen Android 6.0.1 not giving a better battery performance, the speed and the smoothness is far better than Lollipop, I have see the considerable difference and believe me there is a difference and you will feel it.Let’s go through the early preparations and the begin flashing the ROM on HTC One M9 to update it to Android 6.0.1 MaximusHD Custom ROM.

Precautions

  1. This ROM is intended for HTC One M9. Do not try flashing this ROM on any other device otherwise you will result in bricking it. Check your device’s model number under settings > about device.
  2. Charge your phone up to 50% to avoid any power issues during the flashing process.
  3. Flash a TWRP recovery on your HTC One M9.
  4. Backup everything including your important contacts, call logs and text messages.
  5. Don’t forget to create a Nandroid backup. This is highly recommended so that you can revert back to your previous system in case of a mishap.
  6. Follow the instructions to the letter.

DISCLAIMER: FLASHING CUSTOM ROMS VOIDS THE WARRANTY OF A DEVICE AND ITS NOT RECOMMENDED OFFICIALLY. WHILE YOU’RE GOING TO DO THIS, MAKE SURE THAT YOU’RE DOING THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN CASE OF A MISHAP TECHBEASTS, GOOGLE OR THE DEVICE MANUFACTURERS MAY NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE.

How To Install Android 6.0.1 MaximusHD Custom ROM on HTC One M9

How To Flash boot.img

  • Make Sure that USB Debugging is enable, go-to Settings > Developers Option and Tick the USB debugging.
  • Make sure that Fastbboot/ADB is configured on PC. How? How to Install Android Adb & Fastboot Drivers on Your Windows PC [Guide].
  • Then Download the file from the link below.
  • Extract the MaximusHD.zip file and either in Kernal Folder or in the Main Folder there is a file called boot.img.
  •  Copy and paste the boot.img to the Fastboot Folder.
  • Turn off your phone and open Bootloader/Fastboot mode. How? Press and hold Volume Down + Power button until you see some text on screen.
  • Now Open Command prompt in Fastboot Folder, How? Hold Shift Key and Right Click anywhere in the Fastboot folder.
  • Now type in the following command: fastboot flash boot boot.img Press Enter.
  • Then type in the following command: fastboot reboot.
  • After the reboot, take out the battery and wait for at least 10 seconds.

How To Install the ROM:

  • First of all, make sure that you’ve installed latest TWRP recovery from the link we attached above.
  • Download latest MaximusHD.zip file and copy it to the root of your sd card.
  • Make sure that you’ve created a Nandroid backup as well.
  • Now boot your phone in to TWRP recovery. In TWRP recovery select Wipe > Data | Cache and Devlik Cache
  • Now once again, get back to the main menu in TWRP recovery.
  • Tap / select Install Zip > MaximusHD.zip file and swap the slider to start Installation.
  • Once done, Go back to the Main Screen.
  • Reboot device into system now.
  • That’s all. You are done.

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Via: XDA

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