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How to Download and Install Official CM 14.1 on HTC One M8

Download and Install Official CM 14.1 on HTC M8
Written by Adnan Ahmed

In this guide, you will be able to learn How to Download and Install Official CM 14.1 on HTC One M8 (Android 7.1 Nougat): The HTC One M8 was a big hit by HTC two years ago, and it totally conquered the mobile industry for at least a brief period of time. That’s thanks to the amazing dual camera technology, and the amazing build alongside the boomsound speakers. However, the sad truth is that the HTC One M8 won’t be getting the official Android Nougat update.

The thing with HTC is the lack of software and security updates. While HTC’s Sense UI might be beloved by some, the lack of new updates just makes it really slow and sluggish. Well, the HTC One M8 is one of those devices!

 Very recently, Cyanogen announced the debut of their newest build of ROMs – CyanogenMod 14.1. CM 14.1 is built off of Android Nougat 7.1, which is even more newer than most of the official firmwares out there. Good for you, many devices have received the CM 14.1 official update, and the HTC One M8 is one of them!
 Since this is an official nightly build, you will be getting OTAs every single day, however, we cannot promise that this ROM is a 100% stable. Cyanogen has itself mentioned that many new features are yet to come, but for the most part, they have eliminated almost all the bugs, so this ROM should be pretty stable for a daily driver. In this in-depth guide, we will be learning  How to Download and Install Official CM 14.1 on HTC One M8.

Supported Devices: This guide is only for the HTC One M8. Flashing it on any other device of other model will brick it.

DISCLAIMER

RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur to your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that may occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.

PRE-REQUISITES

  • This guide is for the HTC One M8 only.
  • A complete nandroid backup of your device is recommended, in case something goes wrong.Guide  How To Create & Restore Nandroid Backup On Android Devices
  • Make sure your device is charged at least upto 60%, to prevent unexpected shutdowns in the process.
  • Before you begin with the tutorial, make sure that ‘USB Debugging‘ is enabled from Settings > Developer Options.

DOWNLOADS

CyanogenMod 14.1  For HTC One M8→  Download Link 

└download the latest built according to date

HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL OFFICIAL CM 14.1 ON HTC One M8 (Android 7.1)

DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL OFFICIAL CM 14.1 ON HTC One M8

  1. Download the CM 14.1 ROM file as well as the GApps file, and transfer it onto your HTC One M8 using your data cable.
  2. Reboot your HTC One M8 into the recovery mode. Guide  How To to Boot Into Recovery Mode On Android (Various Ways)
  3. Now, follow this in-depth guide to Flash Official CM 14.1 on HTC One M8 How to Install CM14 (CyanogenMod 14) Via Custom Recovery
  4. Once done, follow this definite guide to flash GApps  Download & Install Gapps For CM14 / CM14.1 ROMs
  5. Return back to the TWRP menu, and reboot your device.

Good going! You’ve now learnt How to Download and Install Official CM 14.1 on HTC One M8. If you have any queries, feel free to hit us down in the comments section below. Also, we would love to hear what’s your favorite feature in the newest build on CyanogenMod 14.1 built off of Android 7.1 Nougat!

Lastly, you can refer to this article to find out which devices have gotten the official CM 14.1 update till now  Official CyanogenMod 14.1 Nightly Released (Download) 

 

About the author

Adnan Ahmed

An avid technology reader, author, and admirer, Adnan has been into all-things technology since age twelve. Since then, thanks to the exposure he has been brought into, Adnan now serves as an author on multiple sites including Rootmygalaxy,net.

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