How to Unlock Bootloader and Root HTC One M9


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HTC One M9 is quiet the beast, yet power users will like to tinker with system to get more from already feature loaded One M9. So here it is the simplest and easiest way to unlock your HTC One M9 bootloader and root it.


Rooting your device may cause loss of warranty.

You are only responsible for any further losses and damages caused to device. We will not be held liable in any circumstances.

Before Proceeding read Benefits and Losses from Rooting

 Advantages and Disadvantages of Rooting your Android Device.

Steps to Root HTC One M9 Quick and Easy

Before you proceed any further make sure to charge your device above 30%, though we recommend a full charged device before rooting.

  Step -1: Make Sure Device Model No

Check the model number of device and make sure you have correct model or device for which the guide is prepared. Be warned before using this guide with any other product from same brand or different brand.

This guide is for HTC One M9 and its variants including International Unlocked Model.

  Step 0: Backup your Device

Backup is highly recommended as this will wipe most of internal data. Backup is always recommended. Below is guide on how to backup most of your data.

 Backup your Android Device.

  Step 1: Downloads the following files

Here’s link to download  TWRP Recovery and SuperSu

  Step 2: Unlock Bootloader

We have prepared a step by step easy to follow guide on how to unlock bootloader. This step in mandatory so you need to visit the unlocked bootloader page provided below.

How to Unlock Bootloader of HTC Devices   Click Here

  Step 3: Transfer the downloaded SuperSU

Transfer the downloaded to root of device memory after downloading and the proceed to next step.

  Step 4: Reboot to Fastboot mode and Flash Recovery

If device is on press Volume Down and Power Key together for about 10 seconds and device will turn off. At this point leave power key but keep holding volume down and you will enter to fastboot mode.

Connect Phone to PC using data cable and type the command given below in Adb, if you don’t have it here is the small guide to install ADB in 1-minute.

fastboot flash recovery C:\Users\PhoneHorn\Downloads\TWRP.img

Note: Replace C:\Users\PhoneHorn\Downloads\TWRP.img with location of recovery in your PC. Also rename it to TWRP.img if it differs.

It will start pushing TWRP to your device and within few seconds it will show as finished.

Disconnect phone and using volume keys select recovery option and reboot to recovery and install SuperSu by selecting Install zip > and selecting transferred in first step to obtain root privilege.

After successfully flashing the SuperSU reboot to system and congratulation now you have proper root access.

 Verify Root Access

To verify root access by installing the Root Check from   Play Store.

If you faced any trouble or have any thing to say just drop your comment below. Do share the post with friends.

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