31 March 2014

How To Root Verizon HTC One M8

How To Root Verizon HTC One M8

Today I will be telling you how to root and unroot back HTC One M8 with WeakSauce application without the need of computer. The guide will not work in HTC One M8 Sprint or HTC One M8 International. I will be providing you step by step guide to root HTC One M8 Verizon variant. Till now, this is the only easiest message to root HTC One M8. In this guide you don't need Windows, Mac, Linux, USB Cable, Drivers or anything, just a small application in which you will tap the button and it will root your Verizon HTC M8. You can also unroot your mobile phone by this application too! 
There are many features of rooting Verizon HTC One M8 like:

  • You can install tons of ROMs: There are many custom ROMs available for Verizon HTC One M8 like CyanogenMod 11, CarbonROM and other ROMs which are very popular these days.
  • Increase performance of your Verizon HTC One M8. You can install applications like Greenify, Seeder, SetCPU and other apps which can increase performance of HTC One M8.
  • Overclock HTC One M8: You can even overclock HTC One M8 to a better frequency and you can also underclock the device.
  • Update to newer Android version: HTC may not provide updates when they arrive, but you can expect newer Android update versions by flashing different custom ROMs.
  • Increase battery life: Underclock your HTC One M8 and you can have better battery backup. Also some battery saving applications require root permissions to save more battery.
  • Rooting your device voids warranty and your warranty will expire as soon as you root your HTC One M8 (however it will be already expired when you unlocked the bootloader!)
  • Flashing ROMs can lead to brick too! Carelessly flashing ROMs in your device may lead to soft brick hence root.
  • We are not responsible for any bricked HTC One M8. The device will be 200% not bricked while rooting, but if you do anything after rooting your device, MXRootROM and the writer is not responsible for that, hence proceed with your will only.
Requirements to root HTC One M8 (Verizon)
  • Unlocked bootloader (of HTC one M8): Click here to see it how to do so from official HTC website.
  • Battery charged upto 60%: Make sure your battery is charged upto 60% because if the device switches off while rooting, your device would be semi-rooted.
  • Enable USB Debugging before rooting: Go to settings, scroll down to About phone and tap 7 times on Build number to enable USB Debugging. Then press back button. Select Developer options and enable this option, after enabling developer options, enable usb debugging too.
  • Make backup of your current data. [adb backup -all -shared -apk].
  • This method is tested only on Verizon HTC One M8.
  • WeakSauce Application (in .apk format): Click HERE.
  • SuperSU (from Google Play Store): Click HERE.
How To Root Verizon HTC One M8:
  • Download the WeakSauce Application from your computer and push it to your SD Card. 
  • Go to SD Card and tap on the WeakSauce application to install it.
  • It will ask you to confirm. Just select Agree to root your HTC One M8.
  • Once you will select agree, it will root your HTC One M8.
  • It will only push files to /system/xbin folder, so you need to install the app!
  • Go to Google Play Store from your device and install SuperSU application.
  • After the installation of SuperSU, reboot your HTC One M8.
  • After restart, you will be completely rooted and you will be able to get Super user permission.
How To UnRoot HTC One M8:
  • Go to SuperSU application.
  • Move to it's settings.
  • Scroll down a bit and you will see an option with Unroot.
  • Tap on it, confirm the warning and you will be unrooted!
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