The HTC One Mini is a trimmed down version of the 2013 flagship HTC One. The Mini has a SuperLCD2 4.3″ display at a resolution of 720×1280. It’s powered by a dual core 1.4GHZ Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and runs on 1GB RAM, with 16GB internal storage. The camera found on the Mini is the same 4MP camera found on the HTC One.

HTC One Mini has not received the latest Android 4.4.4 update from HTC. However CM 11 custom ROM developed by the CyanogedMod team lets you update the One Mini to the latest Android 4.4.4. Besides the update, this ROM will remove all the bloat and improve the performance of the phone. Follow the instructions given below to install it on HTC One Mini.
One Mini

Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Note: This ROM might contain some bugs.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your HTC One Mini:


  • HTC One Mini bootloader must be unlocked
  • HTC One Mini must be rooted
  • Custom Recovery like CWM or TWRP installed
  • CM 11 zip file
  • Gapps zip file

Steps to install CM 11 ROM on HTC One Mini:

  1. Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  2. Download the CM 11 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the phone.
  3. Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
  4. Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
  5. Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 11 ROM zip file.
  6. Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
  7. Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
  8. Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
  9. After the process is complete, reboot the phone.

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