How to Update HTC One M9 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS

HTC One M9 users can enjoy the features of the new Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update in their devices now. Although the device was released a few months ago, it wasn’t pre-installed with the new Android version. XDA developers have once again come up with the much needed update on time.

How to Update HTC One M9 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS

Follow the below steps carefully to update Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on your HTC One M9. Make sure that you’re not skipping any of the below steps.


  • The following guidelines are made for the HTC One M9 only.
  • Make sure that your device has at least 80% battery backup while doing this process.
  • Enable a proper custom recovery tool like CWM or TWRP on your device.
  • Install required USB drivers on your PC and USB Debugging Mode on your Smartphone.

Steps to Update HTC One M9 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS:

Step 1: Download the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware files on your PC.

Step 2: Download the Gapps files as well. Ensure that you haven’t unzipped any of the above downloaded files.

Step 3: By using a USB cord, connect your device with PC.

Step 4: Copy all the above downloaded files to the internal storage of your device.

Step 5: Turn off your device and run it in reboot mode once after the removal of USB cord.

Step 6: Click “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvik cache” from the recovery mode.

Step 7: Click on “install zip from SD card” and “choose zip from SD card”

Step 8: Follow the above steps in the case of installation of Gapps as well.

Step 9: Once you’re done with the above steps successfully, return to the recovery menu. Choose “reboot system now”.

That’s it. Now, you start enjoying the exciting features of Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS on your HTC One M9.

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