How to unlock the HTC One (M8) bootloader with official HTC Dev tool

The HTC One (M8) is by far the best Android device HTC has ever produced and it’s software is top notch, bu that doesn’t mean you have to be satisfied with the stock HTC Sense 6 experience. The development community around the phone is exploding and there are dozens, of modifications which can be made to the device.

But before you jump in and get your feet wet, you’ll most likely have to unlock the bootloader on the HTC One (M8). The process is fairly simple since HTC provides unlock tokens for all of its phones. Follow the steps outlines below and your HTC One (M8) will have an unlocked bootloader in about 20 minutes.

WARNING: Unlocking the bootloader in the HTC One (M8) may void your warranty. HTC will most likely not honor the 12 month warranty on your phone if you experience software related issues. Unlocking the bootloader in the HTC One (M8) will result in a full factory reset. Be sure to create a backup of you picture, videos and any other important information you have on your One (M8) before proceeding.

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Flare Transformation

Flare Transformation – [Xposed] GravityBox + Xtheme TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK XPOSED?

Rom modding without modifying apk’s

– Xda link: CLICK

– Collection of modules: CLICK GRAVITYBOX?

– An Xposed module for devices running Android 4.1/4.2/4.3 – Status bar modification (transparency, etc.)

– Navigation bar modification

– Display Tweaks (enable/disable button back-light, etc)

– Others…..

– xda link: CLICK (note: some features will not work on our flare) XTHEME ENGINE? Continue reading

FIX deadboot / no recovery / no fastboot / formatted while in QPST mode


  • Dead-Boot FLARE(S100) but still detected in device manager (Unknown Device or in COM PORTS).
  • USB Cable.
  • Jellybean/ICS Driver
  • Laptop / PC Running Windows. I’ve tested this using windows XP SP3 and Windows 7 32bit SP1.
  • Qualcomm Product Support Tools. I’ve tested this using version 2.7 build 399.
  • Jellybean BP Firmware.
  • Jellybean Image Dump
  • Best of all Common Sense.

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