If you have HTC One smartphone and wishes to turn it into the Google edition, then you can now apply with this update easily. But before you actually proceed on to the instructions, you will have to make sure that you follow quick pre requisites mentioned below. This Google edition is very smooth as it comes with the blessings of Google Inc. with which you can actually experience Pure Google. Just couple of days back, HTC has made available this Google version of HTC One. The stock firmware of HTC One Google Edition is Jellybean 4.2.2.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- Create a backup of all the data with the help of below mentioned steps. It’s preferred to create a backup manually and not with the help of HTC Sync.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Enable the USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Make sure that your phone is left with the minimum of 50% so as to make sure that
Disclaimer: Follow all the above mentioned instructions mentioned in this article, we should not be held responsible / liable in any manner for any damage caused to the device without following the instructions mentioned in this article.
Since this is the Google firmware and not from HTC, you will have to make sure that you have unlocked the boot loader and also you have rooted the device.
Rooting Information: Rooting & Unlocking of the Boot loader in HTC One is a must so as to make sure that this Jellybean update can be installed. Once the device is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty can be reclaimed is by re applying the Official firmware update. Download Root Checker app from Google PLAY Store.
Let’s proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.