Install Android 4.4.4 on HTC One M7 with C-RoM – How to

Rafia Shaikh
Posted Jul 26, 2014
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C-RoM is releasing its awesome firmware now based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat AOSP for various Android devices. You can now install Android 4.4.4 on HTC One M7 too using C-RoM custom firmware. Including some amazing features, clean look and a good level of customization, C-RoM offers a fast experience that is both smooth and stable. install Android 4.4.4 on HTC One M7

C-ROM Android 4.4.4 details:

  • Peek
  • App Side Bar
  • On The Go Mode
  • Pie
  • Floating Windows
  • Active Display
  • Animation Control
  • and much more!

Prerequisites to install Android 4.4.4 on HTC One M7 with C-ROM:

  • Backup any important data as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device from developer options.
  • Ensure that ADB and Fastboot is correctly configured on your PC
  • Your HTC One M7 should be having a recovery tool like ClockworkMod or TWRP.
  • Juice up your device to at least 60% of power.

How to install Android 4.4.4 on HTC One M7:

Required files: download the C-ROM Android 4.4.4 KitKat from here and extract the boot.img file.

  • Connect your device with computer using a USB cable and copy the firmware file on your device’ SD card root.
  • Copy the boot.img file to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory and then disconnect your HTC One M7 when the copy is done.
  • Switch off your phone now and reboot into Bootloader / Fastboot mode.
  • Turn your HTC One M7 back on while pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power buttons.
  • Once in the Fastboot mode, navigate to the android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory on your PC and open Command Prompt with Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt. Type the following command:
    • fastboot flash boot boot.img and press Enter
    • fastboot reboot; press Enter.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions and then select Bootloader > Recovery.
  • Once in CWM, perform wiping tasks: select wipe data/factory reset followed by wipe cache partition and then finally wipe dalvik cache (from advanced).
  • Return to the main screen and press Install zip from SD card Choose zip from SD card and locate the downloaded Android 4.4.4 firmware file.
  • Confirm the installation and Reboot your HTC One M7 when finished.

Awesome! You just have flashed Android 4.4.4 KitKat with C-ROM on your HTC One. First boot takes a while so please be patient.

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