[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0.2) on HTC One Mini

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.

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[How to] Install CM 11 (Android 4.4.4) on HTC One Mini

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.
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HTC One Mini receives the Sense 6 update in Europe

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HTC has started to roll out the Sense 6 update for the HTC One Mini across Europe. It was released for the HTC One M7 and One Max earlier and now the One Mini is the latest device to receive this update. Sense 6 software comes with build number 4.09.401.3 and is currently live for HTC One Mini running Android KitKat.

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[How to] Install CM 11 (Android 4.4.2) on HTC One Mini

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.

 A CM 11 nightly is available for the HTC One Mini which will run the latest Android 4.4.2 on this device. Besides it will give a refreshing new UI change to the user along with better performance. Follow the steps given below to install CM 11 on the HTC One Mini.
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[How To] Install Official CyanogenMod 11 ROM on the HTC One Mini (M4)

The CyanogenMod team have extended their support to the HTC One Mini (M4) by developing their Android 4.4.2 based CM 11 ROM for it. It all started with the initial release of a test build a couple of days back with nightly builds now also available.

The HTC One Mini was launched in July last year after the tremendous success of its bigger brother, the One (M7). The One Mini had a 4.3-inch screen, 1.4 GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, 4 MP UltraPixel camera and 1.6 MP front-facing camera. It originally ran on Android 4.2.2. Now follow the below steps to install the official CyanogenMod 11 ROM, running on Android 4.4.2, on it.

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update plus HTC Sense 5.5 upgradation rolling out to the HTC One Mini

HTC One Mini has received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update alongwith the facilitation of the HTC Sense 5.5 upgrade. These enhancements are being made available in a combined package which will prove to be an advantageous resource for the users.HTC One Mini

The rolling out of these software upgrades promises to be a boon for the HTC One mini owners, who can take advantage of these updates over the festive period. Individuals will be benefitted to an improved BlinkFeed with Instagram, Google+ with the availability of offline viewing mode.

Other improvements include improvements supplemented to the UltraPixel camera which has been enhanced to provide better focus and exposure while taking photos. Additionally, the number of Video highlights have been doubled, which allows for easy viewing at a glance and users are also provisioned with better customizable opportunities with the option to customize these specific galleries with the individual’s favourite tracks.

With the arrival of the Sense update, users will be assisted with specific channel listings with the addition of the HTC Sense TV with the newly available update. The app will allow for sorting these channel listings to generate similar balance with the one that is present on your TV or set-top box. Such utilities will serve valuable over the Christmas period as users can stay glued to their favorite shows.

The particularized over-the-air update will start rolling out across UK today.

[How To] Root and Install TWRP Custom Recovery on HTC One Mini

With the success of its flagship smartphone, the One, HTC followed it by launching a compact version of it called the HTC One Mini. Having a screen size of 4.3″ coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor running at 1.4Ghz and 1 GB RAM, the One Mini is similar to the One in the looks and the software departments. We will now learn to root this device and install custom recovery in it.

We have already seen what is rooting and the purpose behind it. Installing a custom recovery helps us in flashing unofficial updates, backup and restore your device and repair it in case of bad-flashed files, as well as a few extras. We will be installing the Team Win Recovery Project [TWRP] recovery in it. It offers a fully touch driven interface which is completely customizable and very easy to use.

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HTC One Mini Specifications Officially Revealed

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The HTC One Mini specifications and release date rumors are making the rounds since a few days. Now the HTC One Mini specifications and release date have been officially unveiled.

There were various leaks regarding the HTC One Mini and most of them have turned out to be true. The phone looks pretty much like the device spotted in those leaked images.
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HTC One Mini set for an August release

So far we have seen several disclosures that have notably highlighted information about the new HTC One Mini, however nothing substantial or legitimate, accurate information has been provided to draw a proper conclusion. There has been no divulgence of information from HTC, but certain dispatchments have notably signified the existence of such a handset.

With reports based from two informants who were briefed about the plans of a Smartphone, it is construed that the HTC One Mini will arrive by August this year. It is a notable fact that these sources have wished to remain anonymous till the information is disclosed officially by HTC. It is also a point to be noted that this divulgence is similar to the release date information that was presented before and these tidings highlight the possibility of the existence of this product.HTC-One-mini-
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