How To Install Stock Android 4.2.2 on HTC One (Google Play Edition)

HTC-OneAs we know, Google Play edition of HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available for purchase from Google Play Store. If you have an original HTC One with sense 5.0 from AT&T, T-Mobile or international version, you can now try to install the Google Play Edition HTC One ROM on it. Android 4.2.2 Google Play Edition ROM for HTC One is a total pure and clean Android stock Jelly Bean ROM, you can experience a stock Jelly Bean just like you are owning a LG Nexus 4. This ROM is pre-rooted, odexed and made from system dump of Google Play Edition HTC One.

Features: Google Play Edition ROM for HTC One

-Stock Android 4.2.2 w/ Google Apps
-New Camera UI with improved thumb controls
-Wifi and BT are working
-Beats Audio toggle in sound settings
-Tbalden 4.2.2 kernel (w/ logo2menu, sweep2wake, use Trickstermod to configure)

Check out the video above for more review of Google Play Edition of HTC One.

Disclaimer: It’s always a risk to modify your device. We, TheAndroidROM (TAR) are not responsible for any damage or bricks on your device. Your device warranty may void with any mod. Check your devices warranty’s term & conditions before start. (HTC, Samsung, LG, Sony, Motorola). Use this guide on your own risk, contact us for help if you face problem .

Pre-requisites & Requirements

  1. GSM HTC One (m7ul/m7tmo – Tmobile /m7att – AT&T)
    • Ensure you use correct device model and firmware
    • Check device model – Go to Settings -> About Device -> Model Number
  2. Windows-based computer or laptop
  3. Download HTC One USB driver for Windows and install in your computer.
    • Connect device to computer with USB cable to complete installation.
    • Skip this step if you have installed the USB driver.
  4. We recommend you make a backup on your data and media files before the tutorial. You may restore the data and files if necessary. Below
  5. Enable USB Debugging on your device. How to Enable USB Debugging Mode on Android Device. (2.3+ and 4.0+)
  6. Make sure your phone is charged to 60% 80% to avoid battery blackout and interruption during this tutorial .How to Check Battery Level On Android Device.

Reminder: Ensure you meet the requirements before proceed. Contact us if you face problem.


  1. HTC One Google Play Edition ROM (| 432MB) – Source

How To Install Android 4.2.2 Google Play Edition on HTC One

Below are the step-by-step instruction guides on how to install Android 4.2.2 Google Play Edition on HTC One. It will not compatible to other devices.

Take Note: You should fulfill all the pre-requisites and requirements before start. Check the details in page 1.


  1. Make sure you have follow steps above and enable all the necessary features before start.
  2. Do a Nandroid backup in CWM/TWRP recovery in case you need for restoration. (Optional)
  3. Connect your device to the computer via micro USB cable.
  4. Copy and paste all downloaded ***ROM*** zip files to your phone internal SD card.
  5. Turn off your phone and disconnect from USB cable.
  6. Press and hold the Power + Volume Up to enter CWM/TWRP Recovery.
  7. In Recovery menu, you are always recommended to perform a full Wipe Data/Factory Reset to avoid crashing and ROM compatibility issue. You may skip this step if you upgrade from your previous ROM version. For CWM recovery, use Volume key to navigate in Recovery Mode. For TWRP, use touchscreen to navigate in Recovery Mode
  8. Do Wipe Cache Partition – Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  9. Go to advanced and do Wipe Dalvik Cache — Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  10. From the main menu in Recovery, select the install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from internal sdcard, browse to folder location and select the ***ROM*** zip and click Yes to install.
  11. After the installation completes, go back to recovery’s main menu.
  12. Select reboot system now to reboot the phone.
  13. For first boot up, it normally takes longer time. Please wait patiently.


If assert fails to install it on AT&T HTC One, you may need to flash TWRP instead of CWM to flash the ROM.