How to Root the HTC One M8 [Root Guide]

30 March, 2014 How To

HTC M8 Root Guide



HTC One M8 is the latest Flagship released by HTC and its rooting method HTC One M8 is already on the Web. The method is separate for both TWRP Recovery and Rooting HTC One M8, this is not an all in one Root toolkit of Auto-Root method. We are providing you the rooting tutorial of HTC One M8 thanks to XDA forums member mike, that has ported the latest TWRP from M7 and made a Flashable .zip file of Super SU apk and Binaries. How To Root and Install CWM Recovery On HTC One M8. Rooting will void your warranty and may brick your device.







  • Well Charged Battery 60%-80% is recommended.
  • Back-Up all your important Contacts, Call Logs & Messages. It is highly recommended in case of any mishap or data loss to back up all your important data.
  • Back-Up your Mobiles EFS Data. 
  • Check your device model, Go To Setting > About and Make sure that it is HTC One M8 (not M7).
  • Do-not try it on HTC One M7.
  • Make Sure Fastboot Is Configured: Download & Install Android Adb Fastboot Drivers on Your Windows PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode
  • Download TWRB Image HERE
  • Download Super SU HERE (

STEP#1 TWRP Recovery


  • Copy the TWRP Image in the Fastboot folder.
  • Go To Phone Settings and Disable Fastboot in Power Options.
  • Turn Off the Device.
  • Turn off your phone and open HBOOT mode. How? Press and hold Volume Down + Power button until you see some text on Screen, Select Fastboot in the Menu.
  • Connect your Device With PC.
  • Now Open Command prompt in Fastboot Folder, How? Hold Shift Key and Right Click anywhere in the Fastboot folder .
  • Type in the Following Command one after the Other:
  • fastboot erase cache
  • fastboot flash recovery twrp-m8.img
  • fastboot reboot
    • Your device will Now Reboot and TWRP Will be installed on your device.

    STEP#2 Rooting

    • Copy the Super files to the Root of your Device Sdcard.
    • Turn Off your device.
    • Turn off your phone and open HBOOT mode. Here's How: Press and hold "Volume Down + Power" button until you see some text on Screen, Select Recovery in the Menu.
    • Tap On Install and Select the Super SU File and slide the button to start the process.
    • Once done go back to TWRP Recovery and Reboot the Device.

    Your M8 is Now Rooted!





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