It feels amazing to see how custom ROMs are getting efficient and spreading their reach to different devices. With Android 8.0 Oreo taking the forefront of the Android OS has led the custom ROM developers to work day in day out to bring out efficient equivalents of the latest Android ‘O’. Lately, we have posted about a number of popular devices getting their share of custom ROMs equivalent of Android 8.0 Oreo. And now adding to that list, the developers are now rolling Android 8.0 Oreo for HTC One M8 based on Lineage OS 15.
And this development was carried and brought out by the developer bgcngm. A big shout out of cheers to his amazing work. Like we mentioned the custom build is no less than the official build Google rolls out. That itself showcases the talent custom ROM developers possess and we can expect more such custom ROMs for other devices based on Android 8.0 Oreo in coming days.
Since it is an unofficially build ROM in its alpha stage, so few features are still buggy and might not work. But stay assured that there are lots of other features working as good as it would work on the official build rolled by Google. And developers are working on the bugs and they will be fixing them soon and will release them with full functionality.Android 8.0 Oreo ROM for HTC One M8 is a custom ROM, so You will have to flash it via latest TWRP recovery. And also, the bootloader of Your device must be unlocked. So, click here to Flash TWRP and unlock the bootloader of your device.
Note that this Lineage OS 15 Oreo ROM is an alpha build meant for HTC One M8 Dual SIM variant.
What’s Working: 8.0 Oreo for HTC One M8
The working features in this ROM build 8.0 Oreo for HTC One M8 includes,
- Fingerprint Sensors
- Regular telephonic services
- Audio Playback
- Video Playback
- FM Radio
Features that are Not Working
Well, since we mentioned it is an alpha build it’s common to have a few bugged applications which are still under improvement. But as of now, only two such application needs debugging.
- Camera Application
Screenshots: Android 8.0 Oreo for HTC One M8
Download Android 8.0 Oreo for HTC One M8
Here we are sharing the direct download link for the 8.0 Oreo for HTC One M8 custom ROM.
Android 8.0 Oreo ROM for HTC One M8 | Download
GApps for Oreo | Download
Now that You have got the links to download the resources, we want to lay down a few guidelines that You have to note down and follow. In that way, You will be able to install the ROM without any technical hassle.
- Your device’s bootloader needs to be unlocked before performing the update.
- Root Your HTC device and flash it with the latest TWRP.
- Take a full Nandroid backup from TWRP.
- Keep Your device at full battery charge.
- Keep it in mind that with rooting the warranty of Your device will be removed.
Now, let’s move on to know how to install the custom Android 8.0 Oreo ROM build for HTC One M8.
How To Install Android 8.0 Oreo for HTC One M8?
So, here are the steps for installation.
Note: Make sure you have this TWRP recovery: Captain_Throwback – Direct link
Step-1 First download the custom ROM and GApps from the links.
Step-2 And then transfer the downloaded files from PC to Your device.
Step-3 Install the latest TWRP on your device and then reboot to TWRP.
Step-4 Perform a full wipe i.e wiping out the Cache, Dalvik cache etc.
Step-5 Now install LineageOS zip package
Step-6 Then you’ve to flash the GApps.
Step-7 In the Final steps reboot to the system.
Therefore, You are now ready with the OS update and You can enjoy the custom Android 8.0 Oreo for Your HTC One M8. And don’t forget to stay connected with AndroidSage for all upcoming updates on Android 8.0 Oreo and Lineage OS 15.