A new Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware update comes to Verizon HTC One M8. Following many other variants of the One M8, M9, and A9, it’s the turn of Verizon to shine. Although the full RUU for the update is not yet available, an XDA member has successfully extracted the OTA, Nandroid backup, Custom flashable zip file and much more. That way, you can upgrade your Verizon HTC One M8 to Marshmallow despite bein rooted or not.
According to Verizon, the update brings all the Marshmallow goodies along with stability and security patches from February. There are several types of files available for the One M8. OTA zip files come in 2 parts and needs S-Off on your One M8 to flash. the custom Firmware zip Marshmallow and TWRP v3.0.0 intact. All you need to do is rename the file and flash via hboot or fastboot. Stock recovery image has also been included. Stock unrooted nandroid backup and much more.
Download Verizon HTC One M8 Marshmallow Files
OTA Downloads 2 Parts:
Do not use these unless you are on S-Off and willing to risk an RUU firmware flash.
Part 1: Download | File: VZWm8_1of2OTAPkg.zip
Part 2: Download | File: VZWm8_2of2OTAPkg.zip
Custom firmware zip
This file includes all the Marshmallow firmware updates and TWRP 126.96.36.199 as well. To install it, rename the file to 0P6BIMG.zip and flash via hboot or fastboot flash this zip. Issue the following commands in command prompt or terminal. You can check out the full procedure for hboot and full procedure for hboot and fastboot flash from our tutorial page flash from our tutorial page.
Reboot to fastboot mode using this comand:
htc_Fastboot oem rebootRUU
Flash the file with this command:
htc_fastboot flash zip m8MfirmwareTWRP3_0_0_1.zip
Download Custom Firmware: Download | File: m8MfirmwareTWRP3_0_0_1.zip
No boot or recovery custom firmware zip: Download | File: VZWm8Mfirmwarenobootrecovery.zip
Stock Recovery image
This is the stock recovery image for the One M8. It is included with Marshmallow. Download here.
Stock unrooted nandroid backup
This is a TWRP Nandroid backup. To install it, unzip the file, copy it to the location TWRP/backups/serialnumberofphone/ in your internal storage and then install the custom firmware zip file.
Download| File: VZWm8StockNAND.zip
RUU only needs Custom S-Off
This includes TWRP recovery and a bit debloated like the removal of amazon apps, HTC speak, and OTA updater. This will wipe internal storage. So be careful. This can be flashed by either renaming zip to 0P6BIMG.zip and flashing from ext sd via hboot or flash via Fastboot manually as listed above. Once you flash it, then simply flash latest SuperSU 2.65 attached to this post for root. You can check out the full procedure for hboot and full procedure for hboot and fastboot flash from our tutorial page flash from our tutorial page.
Download | File: DOTTAT_VZWM8_S_OFF_SF_6.0_RUU.zip
Download SuperSU | UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.65-20151226141550.zip
HTC version of Fastboot
Those who like to flash manually use this HTC fastboot tool or use quick installer from our tutorial.
Download | File: HTC_fastboot_adb.zip
HTC Official Stock RUU for Verizon HTC One M8
Link | File: RUU_M8
More files will be updated here soon. Especially once the full stock RUU for Marshmallow is available. Meanwhile, you may want to visit the source the page on XDA and join the discussion or check out the HTC portal for download. If you find more files then please do share. Follow and like us on social media.