1. jwmcgee1's Avatar
    I unlocked and thought I rooted my 2013 HTC One. However, when I try to update to KitKat (or anything else) I get a message saying installation aborted.

    I tried to RUU the phone back to factory but it doesn't seem to want to do that either.

    Any ideas?

    John
    03-18-2014 09:49 AM
  2. VDub2174's Avatar
    Check to see if you do indeed have root access. If you do, them updating via OTA isn't the way to go. You can just flash a stock 4.4 ROM.

    Sent from my Anthem filled Note 3
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    03-18-2014 11:27 AM
  3. jwmcgee1's Avatar
    It tried to do an OTA and said installation aborted, then rebooted. Also, I can't seem to find a clean kitkat 4.4 rom to download and sideload to see if that will fix the problem.

    I did try to s-off but it won't let me do that even.
    03-18-2014 12:51 PM
  4. VDub2174's Avatar
    Which HTC One variation do you have?
    03-18-2014 02:51 PM
  5. srkmagnus's Avatar
    I'd first check to see if you have in fact unlocked the bootloader. That right there sounds like the problem, and I'm not sure that you can just flash a RUU and be back to complete "stock". There might be a process to relock the bootloader.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    03-18-2014 02:58 PM
  6. jwmcgee1's Avatar
    I have the AT&T HTC one
    03-19-2014 05:20 PM
  7. jwmcgee1's Avatar
    I have tried to RUU the phone, which it doesn't seem to be able to do that either.

    I can't get S-Off to work either.

    Is there anyway to force a complete reload of everything?

    Thanks
    03-21-2014 11:42 AM
  8. VDub2174's Avatar
    Let me look that up and/or see if anyone else can help out
    03-21-2014 11:59 AM
  9. jwmcgee1's Avatar
    I would appreciate it. I would think there would be a way to basically do a format and reinstall...ah la Windows.
    03-21-2014 02:50 PM
  10. jwmcgee1's Avatar
    Anyone? Any ideas?
    03-25-2014 11:46 AM

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