1. gkginger101's Avatar
    So I just got a replacement One M8 after I busted the screen on my last one. I have been wanting to root for a little while but it was too much of a hassle because of losing all of my data off of the last one. I am all backed up now because I just got a replacement device and I wanted to root it now. It is running on 4.4.4 and I have verizon. I have seen some places that that is why I am running into some trouble. I was following this video "How to Root HTC One M8!" on youtube (can't post links just quite yet)

    and I ran into some issues when it got to the htcdev.com and i needed to submit my token. I got error message:
    Error Code: 172.
    Error Reason: CID Not Allowed (MID not exist in Model Rule).
    and I saw somewhere that this is because I am on Verizon. Is there anyway to root my phone on verizon and 4.4.4? any help would be greatly appreciated.
    12-30-2014 11:40 PM
  2. irbaboon2's Avatar
    Weak sauce 2 works
    01-04-2015 04:01 PM
  3. Lodingi's Avatar
    Weaksauce 2 will only give you temporary root. The only permanent solution right now is Sunshine. Sunshine will unlock the boot loader and give you root and s-off. There is a $25 charge for Sunshine, but it works extremely well.

    Sent from my HTC One M8
    01-04-2015 04:41 PM

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