How To Remove Facebook Photos on HTC One Gallery
The HTC One (M7) introduced a beautiful interface as BlinkFeed that brought the integration of top-rated social networks to stay updated every time, BlinkFeed stream them at the first door of your HTC One and it is gorgeous, am I right? But there are a few demerits of HTC One’s Facebook integration like the gallery app syncs all of your Facebook’s contacts profile and fill up the gallery with a lot of photos and people face troubles such as the senior XDA developer member Riyal but he tried to overcome this problem and got success.
He developed a simple MOD that prevent the gallery to download Facebook contact photos, he just leave social thumbnail because it drops a link to launch the part of galley that is good instead of photos, you can say that contact photos are now on-demand things as opposed to automatically loading. You may load the MOD with any custom ROM or simply install it yourself.
Read on how to install modified MOD to remove Facebook photos from HTC One’s gallery, make sure a custom recovery is installed on phone, you can check this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery and this guide to install TWRP recovery.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download Facebook Image Remover MOD for HTC One from here.
Step #2: Transfer the downloaded file to internal SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode, to do this, reboot phone by holding down power and volume down button until you see bootloader mode, there select recovery option to enter in recovery mode.
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything goes wrong,, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again, if you’re on TWRP recovery, click on “backup” and slide the blue button to confirm the action.
Step #6: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” or select “install” for TWRP and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #7: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.
That’s it, the MOD is now installed on your HTC One. Experience possibilities and leave thoughts via comment section.