27 Jun 2015

Install Twrp recovery and root Htc one E8

One E8 is new samrphone from Htc which has similar specs to that of one M8 but has a poly carbonate shell instaed of unibody alluminium design.If you are an android enthusiast then after buying this E8 you might play with some time and then search for custom roms.But before playing with custom roms you have too root One E8 and you need a twrp recovery to flash roms. Though this device is new to android development community there isnt ay custom roms yet but we already have twrp recovery available.
If you dont know how to install ywrp recovery on your htc one E8 then dont worry we are here to help you.We will guide you to install twrp recovery on as well as root one e8 so that you can take advantage of root apps till custom roms arrives for this device.Device specific codename for Htc one e8 is simply e8.
Install Twrp and root Htc one E8:
Install Twrp and root Htc one E8
About Twrp recovery:
Twrp stands for team win recovery project.It is one first recovery to offer a completely touch driven interface.The ui is completely xml based so you can customise the interface with different themes and also this is only recovery that supports themes.Unlike the clockworkmod recovery this recovery has the option to wipe all the data,cache,dalvik,system,internal with just only one swipe.Of course you have to choose what to be wiped on the device.
There are two reasons why this recovery  has to be chosen over other clockworkmod.First reason being the ability to restore the individual portions of the complete nandroid backup and other being the multi rom support.Only twrp has the multi rom support for now.
  • You must have unlocked your device boot loader on htc.
  • Enable usb debugging on your device.GO to settings and then to about device.Tap continuosly on build number until you see a toast message you are now a developer.Go back and you will find developer options click on it and mark on usb debugging.
  • Download twrp for one e8 on your desktop and renemae it to recovery.img so that you can easily type the command in fastboot mode.
  • Charge your htc one e8 to atleast 60%.
  • Backup all your apps and data before proceeding further.
You can install twrp on your htc one m8 in many ways but here we will show to three effective methods to flash recovery.

Method 1: Using fastboot:

  • Make sure that you installed adb or  fast boot on our computer.
  • You must be familiar with basics adb and fastboot commands to try this method.
  • After enabling usb  debugging on your htc one e8 and connect it to computer using a usb cable.
  • Now open fastboot folder and copy and paste recovery image which you have download in from their official website..
  • Type the command "adb devices" and you will notice a pop on your note 3 neo to grant access to your device.Grant permissions .
  • Now type the command "adb reboot-booloader" and press enter and device enters boot loader mode.
  • Once you are in boot loader mode type the command "fastboot devices" to know if your device is detected.If your device is detected you will get a key before list of devices.If not reinstall fast boot drivers.
  • Now Type the command " fastboot flash recovery recovery.img" and recovery will be flashed on your phone.
  • Disconnect phone from computer and using volume down key select recovery and click volume up button to confirm to boot into recovery.
  • Once your device boots into recovery you can now flash roms,kernels or any other mods.
Method 2: Using DD method

  • This methods requires root access along with unlocked bootloader.Since you didn't have root access yet you have to stick with first method only.
  • Go to play store and search for a app call "terminal emulator".You will flooded with lot of apps just download any one of them.
  • Download twrp recovery mg file from above link and place it on your internal storage.Do not place it it any folder,just copy to roots of your internal storage.If you are confused then just copy and paster in internal storage and rename it to twrp.
  • Open terminal emulator and  type the command "su".If you are requested to grant super user  permissions then  frant them.
  • Type the command "dd if=/sdcard/twrp.img of=/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/recovery".
  • Recovery will be flashed in few seconds just keep calm and wait for process to complete.

Method 3: Using official Twrp manager app

This is easiest way to install twrp on your Htc one E8 but this method require root access.
  • Open playstore app and search for twrp maanger app.
  • Download  app and open it.
  • Grant super user permission when asked.
  • Once you grant the permissions do a swipe from the left and you will find several options.
  • Choose the options "Install twrp" and you will be greeted with two more options.One being  device name  and other to install.
  • Click device name and scroll down  and you will find Htc one E8.Choose right variant of your device.
  • Now choose which version to be installed and then click on install recovery.
  • App downloads the recovery and flashes it.
  • Once done you can reboot to recovery from the app itself.
Already by following any one of the above methods you will have twrp installed on your htc one e8.If you haven rooted your device yet then don't worry we have solution for that too.

How to root Htc one E8:

Once you have unlocked one E8 bootloader and flashed twrp recovery sing method one then its time for you to root your device.
  • Download latest super user and place it in internal storage of device.
  • Power off the device completely and wait for at least 10 seconds to make sure that it is completely of.
  • Now using button combinations put your htc one e8 into recovery.
  • Once you are in twrp recovery you will see various options, click on back up and select all the partitions and swipe to confirm backup.
  • Backup process may take some time don't interrupt process in any way and it is necessary for you to make a backup for sure as we don't have stock img as of now.
  • Once process is completed go back and click on "install".
  • Select install from sdcard and navigate to location where you have placed supersu zip file.Select zip file and swipe to confirm flash and wait for few seconds.
  • Once supersu is flashed reboot to system.
As device boots up you will have root access on your one e8.If you have queries regarding flashing twrp and rooting your htc one e8 just leave a comment below.
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