HTC One Max is powered by a Qualcomm 1.7GHZ quad-core processor. The device has 2GB RAM, 16 or 32 GB of internal storage and an additional microSD card slot capable of reading up to 64GB. The large 5.9″ Super LCD3 display has a resolution of 1080 x 1920, giving it a pixel density of 373 ppi. The One Max shares the same 4MP camera as the HTC One, which features full 1080p video recording. The battery weighs in at 3300mAh.
One Max will not receive the Lollipop update until January. However CyanogenMod team has developed the CM 12 custom ROM running on Lollipop. It is still under development, so it might have some bugs. If you still want to go ahead with its installation, follow the guide below.
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 One Max:
- 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
Steps to install CM 12 ROM on One Max:
- 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.