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Official Lollipop 5.0.1 Update for Rogers HTC One M8

The official Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware update for the Rogers HTC One M8 handset is being rolled in Canada now. The update carries the Software version 4.20.631.2 and is available only for Canadian users. The brand new Lollipop firmware is expected to make the Smartphone more powerful with addition of Lollipop goodies. Right now the firmware is being rolled via OTA in segments and hence might take some time to reach your handset. But if you want to flash the firmware just now, then you are at the right place. To finish with the process, follow the manual update procedure mentioned below.

The manual update process is quite easy and takes few minutes only. But for that you must have complete understanding of both the firmware and the installation process. If you are a newbie, you must spend some quality time in understanding the update process. Remember, the update process is your own responsibility and BlogZamana will never remain responsible if anything wrong  happens to your device due to the installation process. Now let’s have a look on the update process.

  1. One Rogers HTC One M8 Smartphone
  2. Computer with USB cable and internet connectivity
  3. Backup of all data in your Smartphone using apps or computer
  4. Charge up the phone to fully battery because it shouldn’t get stopped during update
  5. Enable the USB debugging in developer option in Settings
Procedure to update Rogers HTC One M8 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware
  1. First download both the files from above in your computer and extract them to the desktop of your PC.
  2. Then run odin by hitting the execution file in computer and on the other hand switch off the phone.
  3. Take the phone and press the Volume down + power button together to put the device in download mode.
  4. Connect the phone to your handset via USB and in the odin panel the message box flashes with added message. Make sure the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
  5. Click on the PDA/AP button and choose the tar file from the extracted firmware folder and click on start. Wait for few minutes and when the pass message appears, detach the cable. The phone will automatically get rebooted.
  6. If you get into the bootloop sequence and the smartphone is not starting up in 10 minutes, then put the device in recovery mode, factory reset and wipe out all the cache.
  7. Then follow the steps again and reinstall the firmware on your device.

Congratulations! You have now successfully updated the Rogers HTC One M8 to the newest official Android 5.0 Lollipop Firmware. In case of any issues, ping me back in the comment section. I shall try to find out the best possible solution for you. For more updates stay connected to BlogZamana.

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