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.
There is a good news for the HTC One Mini users as the CM 12 ROM is finally available for the HTC One Mini. This ROM will update the One Mini to Android 5.0.2. Follow the guide below to install the CM 12 ROM on the HTC 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.
Pre-requisites and Backing up your HTC One Mini:
- Create a Nandroid Backup
- Backup and Restore your Android smartphone via Desktop PC
- Backup/Sync and Restore contacts on Android smartphone
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android Smartphone and Email
- HTC One Mini must be rooted
- Custom Recovery like CWM or TWRP installed
- CM 12 zip file
- Gapps zip file
Steps to install CM 12 ROM on HTC One Mini:
- Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
- Download the CM 12 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the phone.
- Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
- Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
- Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 12 ROM zip file.
- Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
- Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
- Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
- After the process is complete, reboot the phone.