Oneplus 6 – Root And Custom Recovery Installation Guide


Oneplus 6 – Root and Custom Recovery Installation Guide – In the previous post we showed how to unlock the bootloader of Oneplus 6. The purpose of unlocking bootloader is to have the full control over your smartphone. That means you can now root your phone, install  a custom recovery and so on. In this post, we will write the full guide to root your Oneplus 6 and installing method of Custom Recovery TWRP.


Oneplus 6 – Root And Custom Recovery Installation Guide

Oneplus 6 – Root And Custom Recovery Installation Guide
Oneplus 6 – Root And Custom Recovery Installation Guide






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How To Install Custom Recovery On OnePlus 6


  • At First, check if your Developer Mode, USB Debugging, OEM Unlocks are ticked on. I hope it is on, because you are here after unlocking the bootlaoder.
  • Download All the files from the download section given above into your PC.
  • Power off your phone and hold down Volume Up and Power buttons for about 3 seconds until you enter the Fastboot mode. Don’t keep your phone connected to PC by USB cable while going into Fastboot Mode. It will mess things up.
  • Once in fastboot mode, connect a USB cable from your OnePlus 6 to your computer. You can use Windows, Mac, or Linux.


  • Unzip the folder which you have downloaded earlier.
  • Put the TWRP img file to the Fastboot folder
  • Open a command prompt window in the fastboot folder by pressing Right Mouse Button.
  • Now type the following codes on the window-

For Winodws-

cd Downloads
cd fastboot
fastboot flash boot twrp twrp-3.2.1-oneplus6.img


cd Downloads
cd fastboot
chmod 755 *
./fastboot-mac flash boot twrp twrp-3.2.1-oneplus6.img

Fow Linux

cd Downloads
cd fastboot
chmod 755 *
sudo ./fastboot-linux flash boot twrp twrp-3.2.1-oneplus6.img

  • This will flash the TWRP image to your boot partition


  • Choose “Recovery” using the Volume keys and hit Power button to enter TWRP recovery.
  • The recovery might be in Chinese language. Press the read only button, top button on left middle.
  • You can change the language back to English by hitting the second box from bottom right then hit the globe icon on top right.

**Follow the below processes to Root**

How To Root OnePlus 6

  • Copy  TWRP install zip file, Magisk zip file, and boot.img file to your mobile from the computer.
  • You can now disconnect your USB cable from the computer. The rest of the process is in mobile.
  • Install the boot.img file using the image option in Install menu. This will flash back your regular boot image to the boot partition.
  • Install the TWRP install zip and Magisk zip file one by one. This flash will give you permanent TWRP recovery and full root access.
  • Your root process is finish now. Reboot your phone and check the root status.


Source :  XDA Forum


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