[RUU] htc one me (m9ew) RUUs and hboot zips (HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL)

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RUUs
Region 720 (htc asia - India) 1.11.720.6
0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed.zip
2.10 GB
https://mega.nz/#!hQ9RmThS!LcGwqwJGWV_SmBdWtNtUgPlqQc92uEhePc6Edd2R_MU
md5: a5ff0a2eb593adaffcb7d7ec8fe81e23 *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed.zip

Region 1405 (htc China, CHS_2) 1.11.1405.6
0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed.zip
1.80 GB
https://mega.nz/#!sFF0kSbR!TGBtglrFgipTRzApeODQtCKXf7YsqQbTXmSVuZVymAA
md5: 3f535a906588caef6d6c7e6f0678798a *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed.zip

HBoot zips (stock recoveries and boot images inside along with hboot and other partitions)

India (720) 1.11.720.6
0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed_Hboot.zip
80.5 MB
https://mega.nz/#!YMFnUZyA!nMjO0Ruk_ty1QKSeaSLUbxAVfTS7tAab_aR5TvlHlcY
md5: 28d9e451a18a698c40f7fd8b6a2dc88d *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed_Hboot.zip

Chinese (1405) 1.11.1405.6
0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed_Hboot.zip
198.1 MB
https://mega.nz/#!tJ0lQTKQ!E9zAx1sZUmBAU6iE7BZUv_h8JZ-XFqc71j8J2_kr3aA
md5: f0c28b6e27913e4969345966a712521a *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed_Hboot.zip


Use it at your own risk, look up a how to on XDA how to flash RUU zips, firmware.
Hit the Thanks if it helped etc.
 
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shouk_1987

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Will download ofcourse
One ME users are waiting for these stuff since like ages dude
You are the best

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---------- Post added at 10:28 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:08 PM ----------

How yo know which version is for me
I bought it from UAE and it had asian language when i first booted it
( i am suggesting it would be the china firmware but how would i know for sure )

Is there a menu i download mode or recovery that can tell me ??

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tbalden

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Will download ofcourse
One ME users are waiting for these stuff since like ages dude
You are the best

Sent from my HTC One ME dual sim using XDA Free mobile app

---------- Post added at 10:28 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:08 PM ----------

How yo know which version is for me
I bought it from UAE and it had asian language when i first booted it
( i am suggesting it would be the china firmware but how would i know for sure )

Is there a menu i download mode or recovery that can tell me ??

Sent from my HTC One ME dual sim using XDA Free mobile app

Check Settings / About / Software Information / Software number, and the third number of the four is the region number of your firmware. Just copy it here and we can see if any of these files may help you. :)
About flashing, you'll find discussion and threads linked here in the m9+ RUU thread, especially in third post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/one-m9/one-m9-general/ruu-m9-ruu-file-t3152206

If I had the money/donation to cover it (~500$) I'd go forward and buy an One ME too and start to experiment and dev for it, but it's too much in one year after buying m9+ without a pledge/fund thread of some kind from users.
Hopefully some dev might step up who owns this great new device soon.
 
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Check Settings / About / Software Information / Software number, and the third number of the four is the region number of your firmware. Just copy it here and we can see if any of these files may help you. :)
About flashing, you'll find discussion and threads linked here in the m9+ RUU thread, especially in third post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/one-m9/one-m9-general/ruu-m9-ruu-file-t3152206

If I had the money/donation to cover it (~500$) I'd go forward and buy an One ME too and start to experiment and dev for it, but it's too much in one year after buying m9+ without a pledge/fund thread of some kind from users.
Hopefully some dev might step up who owns this great new device soon.

My region Number is 708 which turned to be for Hong Kong so i am neither 720 or 1405
From my understanding both RUUs won't flash on my device unless i am on S-OFF

But can i use the stock recovery fron the hboot zip ??
And if the answer is yes, it won't matter which one in this case i guess

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My region Number is 708 which turned to be for Hong Kong so i am neither 720 or 1405
From my understanding both RUUs won't flash on my device unless i am on S-OFF

But can i use the stock recovery fron the hboot zip ??
And if the answer is yes, it won't matter which one in this case i guess

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tough luck, because, no, you can't use recovery of another region if you want to get back to receiving and flashing official otas.
And I can't find firmware for Hong Kong region :(
If you're still on stock , I recommend staying until there's a method to s-off and flash other region firmware. Or till someone posts Hong Kong's firmware

I guess javacard and xtc2clip already could work to get soff.

What are you trying to do exactly?
 

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tough luck, because, no, you can't use recovery of another region if you want to get back to receiving and flashing official otas.
And I can't find firmware for Hong Kong region :(
If you're still on stock , I recommend staying until there's a method to s-off and flash other region firmware. Or till someone posts Hong Kong's firmware

I guess javacard and xtc2clip already could work to get soff.

What are you trying to do exactly?

I just wanna root and have the ability to receive OTA when i want
It doesn't get easier or simpler than that :(

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I just wanna root and have the ability to receive OTA when i want
It doesn't get easier or simpler than that :(

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The new ways HTC introduced into update system this became a much harder task than before. Also with aboot which replaced hboot, there's no way I know of to back your own stock recovery up, as you cannot simply boot a recovery without flashing it, like it worked on earlier hboot models.
That and the thing that HTC is aiming at smaller markets makes it a headache. It's hard to come by all the different regions firmware
 
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The new ways HTC introduced into update system this became a much harder task than before. Also with aboot which replaced hboot, there's no way I know of to back your own stock recovery up, as you cannot simply boot a recovery without flashing it, like it worked on earlier hboot models.
That and the thing that HTC is aiming at smaller markets makes it a headache. It's hard to come by all the different regions firmware

So to understand you quite well in simple english
For the current time , i ( with region 708 ) cannot root while having ability to get OTA by ANY MEANS

Why can't i just flash the whole RUU of another region ( like i did with samsung )
I could flash another ROM with all its partitions from any other region

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So to understand you quite well in simple english
For the current time , i ( with region 708 ) cannot root while having ability to get OTA by ANY MEANS

Why can't i just flash the whole RUU of another region ( like i did with samsung )
I could flash another ROM with all its partitions from any other region

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That's because of safety. Firmware contains radio and other things like configuration which may render your phone radio useless for some bands etc. Because even regions or simply carriers receive different hardware too to some extent.
In the case of one me I think there are not much difference, yet there are frequency regulations which the region implies
But if you get s off, security off, you can try other regions with setting carrierid to supercid.Most probably it will work just fine, but as you can understand there's risk which manufacturer won't let happen unless you deliberately choose that.
 
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That's because of safety. Firmware contains radio and other things like configuration which may render your phone radio useless for some bands etc. Because even regions or simply carriers receive different hardware too to some extent.
In the case of one me I think there are not much difference, yet there are frequency regulations which the region implies
But if you get s off, security off, you can try other regions with setting carrierid to supercid.Most probably it will work just fine, but as you can understand there's risk which manufacturer won't let happen unless you deliberately choose that.

I can't thank you enough matr
So to conclude my status :

1- keep stock and forget rooting for the current time

2- Root after flashing TWRP that is for us while keeping S-ON and be at safe area and forget about OTAs and updates from HTC

3- Deep into S-OFF area to try to flash other regions RUU and have the OTA back BUT it won't be a safe journey at all and the device may be bricked ( especially that it doesn't have threads or devs to support it and help me )

Tell me dude, if you were in my shoes which option you would go for

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As a remote possibility, you can try dig into m9ew Chinese forums, maybe there's rom development, but most probably China roms. Even rooted and with developer updates too I guess.

Without that the first option seems the least risky.

BTW for what app would you root if I may ask?
 

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As a remote possibility, you can try dig into m9ew Chinese forums, maybe there's rom development, but most probably China roms. Even rooted and with developer updates too I guess.

Without that the first option seems the least risky.

BTW for what app would you root if I may ask?

I tried earlier but couldn't get to something useful
I will try to dig again

I want to root to have TB and LP for ADs removal and in app purchases and custom patches and patched play store

Another major one is 3g auto toggling for power saver which requires rooting starting from lollipop

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shouk_1987

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all sorted found a new htc fastboot 3.0.9.2 version, all is well now, thanks guys

I have adb and fastboot from the tool on xda which is v1.4.2
How to know my fastboot version and from where i can get this htc new version

I know that i am newbie in HTC but i believe it won't take me much time to be the same as you guys

I have also got the o/p of getvar all command if anyone can help me with it

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Any sign for a another variant for the device?

Hey guys
I am a One ME user and I want to get the Android M update and I am rooted at the moment and with a TWRP recovery downloaded from a Chinese site. I actually want to get back the stock recovery and unroot the phone to prepare for the OTA update. My device is apparently hima_ace_ml_dtul_007 and it wasn't in the list above. Can u guys explain whether the both RUU(s) can be used in my device? My device is probably a Hong Kong variant as I bought it from a local carrier.

Many Thanks!
 

shouk_1987

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Hey guys
I am a One ME user and I want to get the Android M update and I am rooted at the moment and with a TWRP recovery downloaded from a Chinese site. I actually want to get back the stock recovery and unroot the phone to prepare for the OTA update. My device is apparently hima_ace_ml_dtul_007 and it wasn't in the list above. Can u guys explain whether the both RUU(s) can be used in my device? My device is probably a Hong Kong variant as I bought it from a local carrier.

Many Thanks!

I am the same variant as you , 708 >> Hong Kong
I am desperate for an RUU for this region
 

shouk_1987

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That's because of safety. Firmware contains radio and other things like configuration which may render your phone radio useless for some bands etc. Because even regions or simply carriers receive different hardware too to some extent.
In the case of one me I think there are not much difference, yet there are frequency regulations which the region implies
But if you get s off, security off, you can try other regions with setting carrierid to supercid.Most probably it will work just fine, but as you can understand there's risk which manufacturer won't let happen unless you deliberately choose that.

Sorry @tbalden for bothering you,
I just want to know as i really can't get it quite well
I cannot flash any partition from fastboot if I have Locked bootloader and S-ON , Am i right ??
If I unlocked bootloader ( via htcdev site and there is no other way as i understood ) but still have S-ON
then I can flash certain partitions only ( System & recovery i guess )

Then why just i unlock the bootloader then flash TWRP then backup unmodified sytem partition then flash supersu to have root

Then to get back major update from OTA >> Flash the recovery only via fastboot ( from a different region hboot zip ) and i think this should be possible as i have unlocked bootloader >> then restore the unmodified system partition so I will lose root again >> have the OTA update and re do the process again

I guess OTA is still ok if i have unlocked bootloader only

Please tell me where are the flaws in my scenario as i am currently scratching my head and searching the whole internet for answers
Thanks again for assistance dude :)
 

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    RUUs
    Region 720 (htc asia - India) 1.11.720.6
    0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed.zip
    2.10 GB
    https://mega.nz/#!hQ9RmThS!LcGwqwJGWV_SmBdWtNtUgPlqQc92uEhePc6Edd2R_MU
    md5: a5ff0a2eb593adaffcb7d7ec8fe81e23 *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed.zip

    Region 1405 (htc China, CHS_2) 1.11.1405.6
    0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed.zip
    1.80 GB
    https://mega.nz/#!sFF0kSbR!TGBtglrFgipTRzApeODQtCKXf7YsqQbTXmSVuZVymAA
    md5: 3f535a906588caef6d6c7e6f0678798a *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed.zip

    HBoot zips (stock recoveries and boot images inside along with hboot and other partitions)

    India (720) 1.11.720.6
    0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed_Hboot.zip
    80.5 MB
    https://mega.nz/#!YMFnUZyA!nMjO0Ruk_ty1QKSeaSLUbxAVfTS7tAab_aR5TvlHlcY
    md5: 28d9e451a18a698c40f7fd8b6a2dc88d *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_hTC_Asia_India_1.11.720.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437175_signed_Hboot.zip

    Chinese (1405) 1.11.1405.6
    0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed_Hboot.zip
    198.1 MB
    https://mega.nz/#!tJ0lQTKQ!E9zAx1sZUmBAU6iE7BZUv_h8JZ-XFqc71j8J2_kr3aA
    md5: f0c28b6e27913e4969345966a712521a *0PLAIMG_HIMA_ACE_ML_DTUL_L50_SENSE70_HTCCN_CHS_2_1.11.1405.6_Radio_1.1506V24P21.2008.0505_HDT[W.T]_release_437172_signed_Hboot.zip


    Use it at your own risk, look up a how to on XDA how to flash RUU zips, firmware.
    Hit the Thanks if it helped etc.
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    Dude, slow with me plz
    I am willing to follow your path
    Plz tell me step by step starting from stock out of thr box, how to exactly root an get OTA back when needed then root again

    I can do anything : S-OFF , SuperCID , Download Any region RUU

    I am currently S-ON, Locked bootloader , everything is stock, my region is 708 and my cid is HTC__621

    Sent from my HTC One ME dual sim using XDA Free mobile app


    it is simple

    follow this guide

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/one-m9/one-m9-general/howto-rooting-m9-m9pw-htchiaumltuhl-t3116327

    only as the recovery image use the one i attached

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B54pWA8soA7BeUFXZ2lRaTQxWUk

    when you want to go back to stock you have to download the files from the first post, you have to get s-off via the sunshine app

    when you are s-off you can change your cid via fastboot

    you can do it using these commands

    fastboot getvar all

    and then

    fastboot oem writecid 11111111

    after that you can install one of those two firmwares (either asia india or china)

    you have to rename the smaller zip file to firmware.zip and put it into your adb folder

    than you can install it via fastboot command

    fastboot flash zip firmware.zip

    you will have to do it twice because the first time you get an failure message, just wait till the phone reboots and do the same command again

    after that you are ready to install the big zip file, you have to rename it into rom.zip and allso you have to have it in your adb folder


    into command window you issue this command

    fastboot oem rebootRUU

    and after that

    fastboot flash zip rom.zip


    and that should be it, try it withour relocking the bootloader, if you dont get the OTA then relock the bootloader and it will work 100%

    i tried to keep it as simple as i could

    happy flashing


    and again thanks to the original poster


    PS

    sorry if i made any mistakes, i wrote it out of my head
    2
    I finally manage to root my phone so I'd like to share it just if I can help anyone

    1. Unlock your bootloader with HTCDev . There in no fastboot anymore, you have to do the procedure in download mode!!!!! (this is the most important thing). Be careful because unlocking the bootloader ALL your data will be deleted (not from sd card)
    2. After you successfully unlock the bootloader you have to follow this guide http://forum.xda-developers.com/one-m9/one-m9-general/howto-rooting-m9-m9pw-htchiaumltuhl-t3116327 . For recovery you have to use this file (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B54pWA8soA7BeUFXZ2lRaTQxWUk/view)
    3. I use UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.37 for root and everything working like a charm

    Hope to help you a bit :D

    Also take care every one, unlockihg bootloader WIPES internal memory
    It will be factory reset and ALL DATA will be DELETED from internal memory
    Take a full backup on PC or on the ext sd card and take it out during the whole process


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    2
    So to understand you quite well in simple english
    For the current time , i ( with region 708 ) cannot root while having ability to get OTA by ANY MEANS

    Why can't i just flash the whole RUU of another region ( like i did with samsung )
    I could flash another ROM with all its partitions from any other region

    Sent from my HTC One ME dual sim using XDA Free mobile app
    That's because of safety. Firmware contains radio and other things like configuration which may render your phone radio useless for some bands etc. Because even regions or simply carriers receive different hardware too to some extent.
    In the case of one me I think there are not much difference, yet there are frequency regulations which the region implies
    But if you get s off, security off, you can try other regions with setting carrierid to supercid.Most probably it will work just fine, but as you can understand there's risk which manufacturer won't let happen unless you deliberately choose that.
    2
    Root HTC One ME

    I finally manage to root my phone so I'd like to share it just if I can help anyone

    1. Unlock your bootloader with HTCDev . There in no fastboot anymore, you have to do the procedure in download mode!!!!! (this is the most important thing). Be careful because unlocking the bootloader ALL your data will be deleted (not from sd card)
    2. After you successfully unlock the bootloader you have to follow this guide http://forum.xda-developers.com/one-m9/one-m9-general/howto-rooting-m9-m9pw-htchiaumltuhl-t3116327 . For recovery you have to use this file (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B54pWA8soA7BeUFXZ2lRaTQxWUk/view)
    3. I use UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.37 for root and everything working like a charm

    Hope to help you a bit :D
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