HTC One M9 has already received an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and if you have already installed the update you must be wondering how to root it. Well here you go, this guide will help you achieve root access on your Htc One M9 with Android Marshmallow update. If you haven’t installed the update for whatever reasons, head over to the article linked below for a complete guide on installing the official Marshmallow firmware on the HTC One M9.

Marshmallow brings many performance optimizations to Android along with some new features like Doze, custom App permissions, Now on tap. These features may enthuse you but if you are an Android power user, you may want to root your device to install some mods that give you better performance and loads of customization options. Follow the steps given below to easily root your HTC One M9 with Marshmallow update installed.

Read: Update HTC One M9 to Official Marshmallow Firmware with Latest RUU File

Warning: Rooting or installing any custom software on your device will void your warranty. Also, if the following the procedure given below leads to any harm to your device, only you would be responsible for it.

Things You Will Need

  • HTC One M9 with Marshmallow Update Installed
  • TWRP: Link
  • SuperSU v2.64: Link

Root HTC One M9 on Marshmallow

  1. Follow this guide, How to Install TWRP Recovery on HTC One M9, to install TWRP on your HTC One M9. Use the files linked above in this thread.
  2. Download the SuperSU zip file and copy it to your device.
  3. Now boot your device into recovery mode, to do so:
    • Turn off the phone and press the Volume Down & Power buttons to boot into bootloader mode.
    • In bootloader screen, select Recovery mode using volume buttons and then press the power button to boot into recovery mode.
  4. Once in the custom recovery, select Install zip and browse for the downloaded SuperSu zip file.
  5. Swipe to confirm installation.
  6. Once the installation is complete Reboot your device.
  7. Enjoy!

You may check if your device has been successfully rooted or not by installing the Root Checker application linked below.

Enjoy root on your Htc One M9 on the latest Marshmallow update. Drop down your queries regarding installation procedure in the comments section below. Also, let us know how is Marshmallow update performing on your device.