If you own an HTC One M7, you’re most likely stuck with Android 5.0 Lollipop, if you’re lucky enough, but now you can update it to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, by installing a custom ROM. We’re talking about the CM13 ROM for HTC One M7, which is now available and brings tons of new features, including battery optimizations, Google Now on Tap, status bar customizations, Doze and many more.
The CM13 ROM for HTC One M7 is an official, stable build, so you shouldn’t have any problems using it as your daily driver. As long as your phone is rooted and has a custom recovery installed, you’re all good to go.
Warnings & Requirements
Before proceeding to installation, here are a few aspects you should consider:
- This CM13 ROM works just for the HTC One M7. Don’t try it on other phones.
- The updating process is likely to erase all your data, so please perform a full backup before starting, in order to avoid losing all your stuff.
- The phone’s battery should be around 50-60% before starting. Our recommendation is to start the updating process with a fully charged battery, in order to avoid an accidental shutdown.
- Follow all the steps below correctly, otherwise you risk bricking your device.
Download CM13 For HTC One M7 (Official)
Install CM13 ROM For HTC One M7 (Official)
Step 1: Download and install the TWRP custom recovery on your phone. If you already have this, you can skip this step.
Step 2: Download the CM13 ROM for HTC One M7 and save it on your device.
Step 3: Download the Gapps package and save it on your device. It’s available here.
Step 4: Press and hold the Volume Down key and the Power button, in order to boot into Recovery mode.
Step 5: Go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe and select Wipe cache, Dalvik cache, System and data. Swipe in order to confirm the Factory Reset.
Step 6: Go to install and search for the CM13 ROM file. Swipe in order to begin the installation. The process shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes.
Step 7: Repeat the step above and flash the Gapps file.
Step 8: Go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe and select just Wipe cache & Dalvik cache again. Swipe to confirm.
Step 9: Reboot your device.
That’s it, you’re done! You have successfully managed to install CM13 ROM for HTC One M7. If you have any questions or face any issues during the installation process, feel free to contact us, using the comments section below.