Update Verizon HTC One M9 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow With Official RUU File

Similar to the T-Mobile variant, Verizon started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its HTC One M9 device. The update brings Marshmallow firmware upgrade along with several other stability improvements and bug fixes. It incorporates new system UI named HTC Sense 7.0. The software upgrade available for your HTC One provides the following key enhancements. First, one being the system update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow obviously. Other features include App permissions that let you define what you want to share and turn permission off anytime, Now on Tap that gives you access to additional information whilst on your active screen, Smarter power management, Doze, a battery optimization feature. It also brings Android security updates like improving device onboard security and the security patches from AOSP as well.

The software upgrade comes with the build version 3.37.605.7 which is a newer version. It is an upgrade over the old build number 2.11.651.180 which does not contain the Marshmallow update. The file listed in the download section is a full firmware and comes in the form of an official RUU firmware file. The procedure will perform a clean install. Hence, you will need to backup everything before flashing it.

Download Marshmallow for Verizon HTC One M9

  • Use Method 1 with this file:
    • Verizon HTC One Official Signed RUU vM9 3.37.605.7 → Download |
      File: 0PJAIMG_HIMA_WL_M60_SENSE70_VZW_MR_VERIZON_WWE_3.37.605.7_HSM_Radio_2.15.C1144077@60105_CNV_1.26_002_release_469809_signed_1.zip
  • Use Method 2 with this file:
    • Verizon HTC One M9 Marshmallow file → Download | Fastboot flashable full firmware zip file

Update Verizon HTC One M9 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow With Official Signed RUU

Step 1: Download the first file and rename the RUU zip file to “0PJAIMG.zip”, save it to the root of your external SDcard. Make sure the SD card is formatted in fat32.

Step 2: Reboot the phone into bootloader mode or aboot. To do so, power off the device completely and then press and hold volume down and power keys at the same time. Use volume keys to navigate to “Download Mode” and select it using the power button.

Step 3: Once in the download mode, it will start scanning the SDcard and detect the 0PJAIMG.zip file.

Step 4: When asked, “Do you want to start update?”.

Step 5: Use your volume Up/Down key to start or cancel the flash.

Step 6: Hit start when you are ready and wait for the process to complete and don’t turn off your phone during the flash.

If the procedure fails or you are looking forward to and alternate method, then grab the fastboot flashable firmware zip file and follow Method #2 in this tuorial: Update HTC One M9 To Android 6.0 Marshmallow Firmware With RUU. Follow and share us on social media. For queries, leave a comment below or leave a message in the forums.

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