MIUI ROM for HTC One – Download & Features

Rafia Shaikh

MIUI V5 for HTC One is based on AOSP version of the Android 4.2.2 CyanogenMod ROM. The custom ROM gives a pretty decent alternative to the stock HTC One Sense UI experience. Below are some of the features of the MIUI which can be flashed as a custom ROM on your HTC One.

Some features:

- Device Settings fixed - works like in CM
- Signal strength fixed
- New base
- Latest CM build 06-Jul-2013
- Google Edition Camera added
- Titanium Backup added

Like with other custom ROMs, some bugs are expected as it isn't properly tested. But overall the performance is reported to be great.

Issues and bugs: 
- NFC still needs work.
- Other CM issues still present

Prerequisites to install MIUI ROM for HTC One:

  • 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.
  • Your HTC One should be having a recovery tool like ClockworkMod or TWRP.
  • Juice up your device to at least 60% of power.

How to flash MIUI ROM for HTC One:

Required files: download the AOSP based beautiful MIUI ROM. Save it on computer. Also download GApps from here.

  • Connect your HTC with computer using a USB cable and copy the firmware file and GApps on your device' SD card. Disconnect your HTC One when the copy is done.
  • Switch off your smartphone now and reboot into recovery mode.
  • Nandroid backup: go to backup backup and restore.
  • Now wiping tasks: select wipe and then press Factory Reset. Confirm it.
  • Return to the main screen and press Install and locate the downloaded MIUI firmware file.
  • Confirm the installation by swiping the button shown at the bottom of the screen.
  • Once installation is done, repeat the step for installing GApps package.
  • When finished, Reboot and then press System option to restart your phone into normal mode.

Enjoy the pretty MIUI v5 on your HTC One.


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