27 Jul 2015

Install android lollipop based Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom on htc one x endeavoru

Cyanogenmod 12.1 if finally available for htc one x endeavoru.This is not an official rom from cyanogenmod itself.If you take look into their download section they stopped updating it from kitkat itself.Cm 11 is the last official firmware that one x received from that team.

Though we don't have official support from cyanogenmod for lollipop we still have unofficial cm 12.1 which retains all features that official one offers.If you have tried lollipop bsed resurrection remix and xenonhd roms its time for you to try this one too.This rom is still in testing phase.

If you don't know what endeavoru is,its device specific code name for htc one x.

Flashing custom roms as we all know is a very risky process and we take no responsibility for any type of angry emotions that evoke in your heart if you get success in bricking it.Though the chances are very low to brick it but who knows if you have enough talent to brick it.So its up to you to flash it or not.

  • Install Htc one x drivers on your computer if you don't have any recovery installed.We are going to start from scratch.
  • You must have updated it to latest official software version that is android jellybean.
  • Root:You must have root access on your Htc one x.If not then also don't worry as we are going o start from scratch.
  • Battery: Charge your One x to at least 90% so that you wont encounter any battery related problems while flashing this rom.
  • Backup Efs partitions: This is for those who already have recovery installed.Backup all your efs partition of your htc one x on current Rom or firmware.Just in case if you loose signal you can just restore it back.
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes contacts,apps,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud networks as flashing cyanogenmod 12.1 rom on htc one x wipes all your data.
  • Custom recovery: You need a custom recovery  installed on your device.Without it you can not flash roms at all.
  • You must have a unlocked bootloader.
  • Downloadscm 12.1 for htc one x endeavoru (Mega mirror)and google apps and transfer them to internal storage.

Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom for htc one x endeavoru:

Cyanogenmod 12.1 rom on htc one x endeavoru
Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom on htc one x endeavoru
About cyanogenmod for htc one x:
Cyanogenmod is one of the best custom roms available in android development ecosystem.They support lot of devices.This is based on android open source project with lot of added features.IT uses android 5.1.1 lollipop as base for now and will be updated to later versions of android when available.
cyanogenmod htc one x roms 2015
cyanogenmod rom
This rom is compiled by a xda senior developer "VaskivskyiYe" , a big thanks to him for bringing this wonderful rom for our device.As we said in the beginning this is still an unofficial one which means its quite natural to have bugs.But basic features are working great.So you don't need to worry at all.
General features of Cm 12.1:
  • Trebuchet: This is the default launcher that ships with cyanogenmod. But if you flash gapps then you might loose this.It doesn't have too many features like nova or other launchers but its simple and fast.
  • Status bar Tweaks:Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Double tap on status bar to sleep device and also network speed indicator for on going traffic info.
  • Performance control:A default CPU manager app to control frequencies and governors . You can adjust cpu frequencies and also set them on boot too.
  • Theme engine: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tons and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
    theme engine cyanogenmod htc one x
  • Software Updates: Cyanogenmod is usually available in three types one s nightlies which gets updated with new features every night and are quite stable for daily usage.second one is the snapchat which is monthly build version which will be stable version and other one is the release candidate.Some times nightlies are considered must stable than the snapshots. As of now we have android lollipop 5.1.1  in form on CM 12.1. 
  • If you are missing root functionality or all your root apps are not working properly then to developer settings and check if root permissions are set properly.
These are key features of cyanogenmod and you can explore other features by flashing this rom on your htc one x endeavoru.
we are going to flash this rom from scratch which means you are on complete stock without any root or recovery.So follow all steps carefully.
Steps which we are going to cover:
  1. Unlocking bootloader.
  2. Installing recovery.
  3. Flashing rom.
  4. Flashing boot img through fastboot.

Setp 1: Unlock bootloader of htc one x

This is very first thing which you have to do before flashing any custom rom and this is a simple process and it requires a computer.
  • Enable usb debugging on your htc one x.Go to settings and then to about device.tap on build number continuously until you see a toast message,you are now a developer.Go back and you will find developer settings.Tap on it and mark on enable usb debugging.
  • Now power off the device completely and wait for few seconds.
  • Hold volume down and power button at same time for few seconds.When you see hboot (boot loader) release buttons.Using volume keys for navigation select "fastboot" and click on power button to reboot into fastboot.
  • Once you are in fastboot mode connect it to computer using usb cable.
  • Download  fast boot on our laptop or computer and install it.
  • open the fastboot folder which you can find it in "c:\programming files".Right click on empty space by holding shift and you see an option "open cmd here".
  • Once you are in fastboot window type "fastboot devices" and press enter.If your device is detected you will get a serial number in list of  devices attached.If not uninstall drivers and install them again.
  • Now type the command "fastboot oem get_identifier_token" and hit enter.You will get a serial key.Copy that key.
  • Now open htcdev.com and click on unlock bootloader options and select your device properly and submit your key there.
  • They will email you a unlock_code.bin file. Download it and move it to fastboot folder.
  • Now type the command "fastboot flash unlocktoken unlock_code.bin" and hit enter.You will get a notification on one x to confirm unlocking bootloader.click on yes.This will unlock bootloder and also erases all data on htc one x.
  • You have a unlocked bootloader device which is ready to accept a recovery to be installed.

Must check: Xenonhd custom rom for htc one x endeavoru

Step 2: Install Twrp recovery on Htc one X

  • Now download twrp recovery for endeavoru and paste it in fastboot folder.Rename img file which you have copied to fastboot folder as recovery.
  • Type the command "fastboot flash recovery recovery.img".This will install recovery on your htc one x.
  • Once you have installed recovery reboot it and copycyanogenmod 12.1 which you have downloaded on your computer to one x internal storage and proceed as below.

Step 3: Flash cm 12.1 rom using recovery

  • Download Cm 12.1 rom for htc one x and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of your device.
  • Power of  device completely and wait for few seconds to confirm that it is off completely.
  • Hold volume down and power button at same time for few seconds.
  • When you see hboot (boot loader) release buttons.Using volume keys for navigation select recovery and click on power button to reboot into recover.
  • Once you are in  twrp click on  backup and select all partitions which you want to backup. It might take about 5 minutes for backup to complete. Don't interrupt backup process.
  • Once backup of your existing rom is completed click on back button.Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache and wipe system partition too.
  • Now select Install and navigate to location where you have placed your cm 12.1 Rom and gapps zip files.
  • Flashing this might take about 5 minutes or even less.Once flashing is complete do a factory reset again.
  • Now reboot to system.

Must see: Resurrection remix custom rom htc one x endeavoru

Step 4:Flash boot img through fastboot

If you reboot one x after flashing cm 12.1 zip files it either stucks at boot logo or doesn't boot at all.That is shows blank screen after rebooting.In this case you have to follow this step.
  • Extract cm 12.1 zip file which you have downloaded on your computer.
  • You will find a boo.img file copy this file to fastboot folder in step 1.
  • Now power off htc one x.If it stuck on boot logo or bootloop then press and hold power button for about 15 seconds.It will be forced to shut down.
  • Now put it in fastboot mode again.Hold volume down and power button at same time for few seconds.When you see hboot (boot loader) release buttons.Using volume keys for navigation select "fastboot" and click on power button to reboot into fastboot.
  • Now connect it to computer.
  • Open fasbtoot again.If you don't know how to do it follow step 1.
  • Type the command "fastboot flash boot boot.img" and it will be flashed in seconds.
  • once done type the command fasboot reboot-system or simple disconnect it from computer and reboot it.This time it boots for sure.
By following above 4 steps you will be able to install Cyanogenmod cm 12.1 custom rom on Htc one X endeavoru.If you have any other queries don't forget to leave a comment below. 
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