Update HTC One M8 To Android 4.4.2 Revolution HD Custom ROM

The race to release first Custom ROM for HTC One M8 was getting pretty heat-up and its look like Android Revolution HD ROM has won the race. It is a highly enhanced ROM over Stock ROM of HTC, very Smooth, fast, Solid, Stable and Clean, giving your device a great boost. Filled with many features, some of the key features are, Removed Bloatware, Root Access, Busy Box, Complete GPU rendering, Partition Tweaks, zipaligned, de-odexed, init.d script support, Adobe Flash Player and much more. Stock Kernel is still there for the stability.If you are interested in Other ROM, you can Visit our Custom ROMs section Or you can install this ROM on your HTC One M8 by following our tutorial below.This is not an official release from HTC, but a Custom ROM, you need to install a Custom Recovery on your device to install it and also your device must be rooted.

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But why would anyone goes for a Custom ROM instead of staying on the Stock On, allow me to explain. “Stock and Official ROMs are good, but they are created with keeping in mind the demands of all,some wants performance and some wants speed, some wants looks, some wants features. Putting them all in one ROM can cause Lag, Performance issues and bugs. But Custom ROM in basically designed for either Looks or Performance and Custom ROM gives speed and great performance with Tweaks and System Tools.”

In this Article,  we will show you How To Install Revolution HD Android 4.4.2 On HTC One M8.But before we begin, Make sure:

  1. That you have a Well Charged Battery, 60%-80% is better.
  2. Back-Up all your important ContactsCall Logs & Messages.It is highly recommended in case of any mishap or data loss to back up all your important data.
  3. Back-Up your Mobiles EFS Data.
  4. Check your device model, Go To Setting > About and Make sure that it is HTC One M8 
  5. Do-not try it on HTC One M7
  6. Enable USB Debugging Mode
  7. Download USB Driver For Samsung Devices: Link
  8. Bootloader Must Be Unlocked: How To Unlock Bootloader of HTC Devices

Disclaimer:

The methods involved in flashing custom roms and rooting your phone is highly custom and may result in bricking your device,and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturers which is HTC in our case. In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible. Follow these instructions to the letter to avoid any mishap or bricking. Make sure that whatever you do, you are doing it at your own responsibility

Features Of  Revolution HD:

  • Removed software (CPU) rendering – full Snapdragon 600 (GPU) rendering
  • Fully optimized and tweaked
  • Root access
  • Unsecured boot.img
  • Newest BusyBox
  • RAM optimizations
  • System signatures check enabled for system security and safety
  • Improved virtual memory management
  • Speed optimizations
  • Enabled GPU UI rendering
  • Data, cache and system partitions mounting tweaks
  • Bloatware applications removed
  • All /system applications updated to latest available
  • All /data applications updated to latest available
  • Improved CPU governors performance
  • Most optimal system scheduler
  • Disabled kernel debugging for better performance
  • Zipaligned (Improved RAM management)
  • Zipalign on boot (for user applications on data partition)
  • Fully de-odexed
  • init.d scripts (BusyBox run-parts) support
  • Auto init.d permissions set on boot
  • sysro/sysrw commands support
  • Excellent battery life!
  • Improved EXT4 performance
  • OpenVPN support
  • Most up-to-date system files permissions
  • Adobe Flash Player support
  • Support almost 24h a day
  • …and many more!

Warning:

Here you will find the Step-by-Step Guide On How To Install Revolution HD ROM On HTC One M8. But let me remind you again ClockworkMod Recovery(Older Version) is not recommended when it comes to installing this ROM, Only latest versions of TWRP and CWM Touch Recovery for the Device is supported without bugs. So, if you are using an Old CWM Recovery or TWRP on your device Upgrade it to the Latest version, if you want to go with older version, you are on your own. We are warning you that if you used and Older Recovery and Brick your device, We will not be responsible for anything.

Downloads Required:

  1. Download Android 4.4.2  Revolution HD ROM: Link
  2. No Google Apps Required as this ROM will automatically install them.

How To Install It.

  • Download Revolution HD ROM  from the Above link
  • Extract the Revolution HD.zip file and either in Kernal Folder or in the Main Folder there is a file called boot.img.

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  •  Copy and paste the boot.img to the Fastboot Folder.
  • Now copy and paste the Zip files to the root of your SD card.
  • 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.

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  • Now type in the following command: fastboot flash boot boot.img Press Enter.

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  • Then type in the following command: fastboot reboot.

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  • After the reboot, take out the battery and wait for at least 10 seconds.
  • Then re-insert the battery and enter Bootloader mode. How? Press and hold Power + Volume Down button till you see some text on screen, From bootloader select Recovery.

CWM/PhilZ Recovery:

  • First Choose ‘Wipe Cache’.

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  • Then Navigate to ‘advance’ and choose ‘Devlik Wipe Cache’ so you won’t get in any bootloop.

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  • Then Finally Choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset.

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  • Navigate to ‘Install zip from sd card’ another windows will open in front of you.

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  • Select ‘choose zip from sd card’ from the Options.

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  • Select the file Revolution HD.zip and confirm the installation on next screen.
  • Once the Installation is Over, Select +++++Go Back+++++
  • Select Reboot Now to Reboot the System.

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TWRP Recovery:

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  • Tap on Wipe Button and Select Cache, System, Data.
  • Swipe the Confirmation Slider.
  • Go back to Main Menu and Tap Install Button.
  • Locate the Revolution HD.zip and select it , Swipe the Slider To install it.
  • Once the Installation is Over, you will promoted to Reboot System Now
  • Select Reboot Now to Reboot the System..

Voila that’s it you  HTC One M8 is now upgraded to Revolution HD Android 4.4.2 Custom ROM, to check Go-to settings> About > Software Version


  • wudstock54

    Problem with making selections with Aroma. Had to skip some of the options. Other than than runs great. Thanks

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