Ever thought of getting Samsung’s amazing features on HTC Devices, and if the device is like HTC Evo 4G which probably died with the update of Android 4.0.4 ICS, but the good thing is that it is now getting the update of Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat with the help of OmniROM. OmniROM is famous because of its amazing features ported from the Samsung Devices like Multi-Window and Multi-Tasking etc. If you are thinking to try Kit-Kat ROM on your device, always go for the latest version, in this case Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat as there are always fewer bugs in the updated version, especially of the Custom ROMs. This ROM is the best one among the Galaxy smartphones, it features most of the Galaxy Flagship devices and has some of the characteristic features too and you get to enjoy it on HTC Evi 4G
If you are interested in Other ROMs, you can Visit our Custom ROMs section or you can install this ROM on your HTC Evo 4G LTE by following our tutorial below. This is not an official release from Samsung but a Custom ROM, you need to install a Custom Recovery on your device to install this and also your device must be rooted.
In this Article, we will show you How To Update HTC Evo 4G LTE To Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat Via OmniROM. But before we begin, Make sure:
- That you have a Well Charged Battery, 60%-80% is better.
- Back-Up all your important Contacts, Call Logs & Messages. It is highly recommended in case of any mishap or data loss to back up all your important data.
- Back-Up your Mobiles EFS Data.
- Check your device model, Go To Setting > About and Make sure that it is HTC Evo LTE
- Do not try it on any other device.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode
- Download USB Driver For HTC Devices: Link
- Bootloader Must Be Unlocked: How To Unlock Bootloader of HTC Devices
- Root Your Device: Link
The methods involved in flashing custom ROMs and rooting your phone is highly custom which may result in bricking of your device, and it 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.
Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat OmniROM: Link
Google Apps: Link
- 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.
- Back-up your ROM using the Recovery.
- To Perform a Back-up, Navigate to Back-up and Restore on Next screen, Choose Back-up again.
- Go back to Main Screen after the Back-up is complete.
- First Choose ‘Wipe Cache’.
- Then Navigate to ‘advance’ and choose ‘Devlik Wipe Cache’, so you won’t get in any bootloop.
- Then Finally Choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset.
- Navigate to ‘Install zip from sd card’ another windows will open in front of you.
- Select ‘choose zip from sd card’ from the Options.
- Select the OmniROM.zip file and confirm the installation on next screen.
- Go Back and Flash Google Apps
- Once the Installation is Over, Select +++++Go Back+++++
- Select Reboot Now to Reboot the System
If You Are Stuck In Bootloop:
Aroma Installer doesn’t require the separate installation of boot.img in most cases and developer have not mentioned to Flash the boot,img separately. However, if you get stuck in Bootloop, here is the way to get out.
- 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 ROM File from the above links.
- Extract the .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 hole 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.
Voila! that’s it, your HTC Evo 4G LTE is now upgraded to Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat OmniROM , to check Go to settings> About > Software Version.