How To Root HTC One M8 On Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Advantages Of Rooting HTC One M8

  1. After getting root access, you can uninstall those apps which are pre-installed by your network provider or by manufacturer.
  2. You can free up the storage space. Some rooted apps are available for efficient memory management.
  3. Immediately update your device to the latest version of Android (by flashing a custom recovery/ROM).
  4. Your HTC One M8 can be more customizable. You can use your new administrative rights to flash a custom ROM.
  5. When you root M8, it also increases the battery life of your HTC One M8 because those running constantly can be removed.

Preparations Before Rooting

Note: This will void the warranty of your device.

  1. Install USB driver so that your PC can recognize your phone.
  2. The process mentioned below requires a Windows PC.
  3. The guide is available for all variants of HTC One M8 running Android 5 Lollipop.
  4. You must have enabled the USB debugging on your device (Settings > Developer options > USB debugging).
  5. For security reasons, create a complete backup of all your data.
  6. Most important, you need to unlock the bootloader in your HTC One M8 before rooting.