HTC One S receives an Android 4.4.4 KitKat update via the most popular “CyanogenMod” developers. The last official update released by HTC for its former HTC One S was Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and after that, no further development was continued for the same.
Nonetheless, the third-party developers has taken care of HTC One S and released the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for it. In this update package, you will have an access to Stock features, additional settings for customization, and a well-adapted user interface.
Well, the users who are looking to raise their device Android version from v4.1.1 Jelly Bean to v4.4.4 KitKat can go with this CyanogenMod 11 M9 Snapshot Custom ROM. To help you out with the update procedure, we are going to illustrate a quick guide on “How to Update HTC One S to Android 4.4.4 KitKat via CyanogenMod 11 M9 ROM“. So, you can definitely follow it and get your device updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat.
- Charge you batter upto 70-80 % level.
- Install HTC One S USB drivers on your system.
- Back-up your phone data.
- Enable USB debugging (Menu > Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging).
- Your device bootloader must be unlocked.
- Device must be rooted and CWM Recovery installed.
Update HTC One S to Android 4.4.4 KitKat via CyanogenMod 11 M9 ROM
Step 1: You have to download the below update packages and copy it to your device external/internal memory.
Step 2: Now, boot into CWM/TWRP Recovery mode by pressing and holding ‘Volume down + Power Key’ for few seconds and from there select ‘Recovery’ for further process.
Step 3: In the Recovery Mode you have to wipe complete data by choosing the “wipe data/factory reset” option and then perform complete cache wipe by choosing “advanced” options in the CWM Recovery mode and then navigate to “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.
Step 4: Return to the Recovery main menu and choose ‘install zip from SD card’ and give a path to downloaded ROM from file.
Step 5: Similarly, you have to follow the “‘Step 4″ to flash a “Gapps package”.
Step 5: Now, wait for few minutes for the installation process to complete. If it is completed, then again return to the Recovery main menu and from there choose ‘Reboot Now’.
Step 6: As this is the first time, you are starting the device after installing ROM, so wait for few minutes to initialize all the services and applications.
Voila! Your HTC One S has been updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. In case, if you face any problem or having query then connect with me via the below comments section.