Bootloader or fastboot mode can be easily entered on the HTC One Max. Of course, if you don’t know what to do and how to do it, you will have problems in reaching the fastboot mode, so in order to help you out I have developed the present step by step tutorial. Thus, during the guidelines from below we will be checking on how to boot bootloader / fastboot mode by using two methods. Therefore, check the steps from below and choose the solution you prefer the most for accessing your HTC One Max fastboot mode.
The fastboot mode is what we know as download mode on Samsung branded devices. So, the fastboot, or bootloader mode can be used when trying to perform different operations on your HTC One Max, such as applying an official update manually, flashing .zip files, entering recovery mode, making a hard reset and so on. As you can see, learning how to complete this operation is not really an option for you, especially if you are considering in using your Android smartphone on full power.
Because of that, usually, you will have to enter fastboot mode on HTC One Max when trying to complete operations like: unlocking the bootloader, gaining S-off, installing a custom recovery image, and lot more. Similar with recovery mode, fastboot represent a separate bootable partition that can be easily accessed on your One Max.
This bootable partition is featured on all the Android devices and can be used on different situations. Along with recovery mode and other operations like making a hard reset or backing up the data, this procedure represents a basic process that need to be known by all the Android users, therefore don’t hesitate and check the guidelines from below for further info on this matter.
The best is that entering fastboot / bootloader represents an official operation, so root access isn’t required. Therefore, you can apply the steps from below without using a custom or risky procedure which can damage or brick your handset. Anyway, do apply the steps which are explained in this tutorial and don’t perform things by yourselves as you might end up in messing things up. Also, do note that this guide is compatible only with the HTC One Max, which means that the guide is compatible and it will work only for the mentioned Android smartphone.
How to Enter Fastboot Mode on HTC One Max
Enter Fastboot mode using hardware buttons
- Turn off your device.
- You can shut down the phone by pressing power button and selecting power off, or by pressing and holding power key for about 15 seconds.
- Wait a few seconds and then complete the next steps.
- Press Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time for 5 or 6 seconds.
- Release the Power button but keep pressing the Volume down key.
- Then fastboot mode will be displayed on your HTC One Max.
- In fastboot mode use volume down / up buttons in order to scroll up or down towards the menu.
- You can go back to Android OS by choosing “reboot system now”.
Enter Fastboot Mode using ADB
- First of all, a computer will be required. Also, your phone and its USB cable should be near you.
- On your phone enable USB debugging option by going to “menu –settings – developer options”.
- On your computer install ADB: install Android SDK on Windows or set up ADB on MAC OS X / Linux.
- Connect your phone with your computer by plugging in the USB cord.
- Go to the folder where you have installed adb.
- From there open a command prompt window and type: adb reboot bootloader.
- Now your device should reboot into fastboot mode.
So, there you have it; those were the best and easiest methods to use when trying to enter fastboot / bootloader mode on your HTC One Max. So now you can easily complete other operations on your Android smartphone and you can also consider in tweaking your device for improving the performances and for optimizing the looks and the OS. We are done for now, but if you want more dedicated tutorials for your phone don’t hesitate and check out our how to section for reading tutorials like how to unbrick HTC One Max, how to enter recovery mode, or how to make a hard reset. Also, use the comments field from below for sharing your experience with us and with our readers.