How To Root OnePlus 5T – Unlock Bootloader , Flash TWRP Recovery

In this tutorial , we will see How To Root OnePlus 5T with ease , Unlock Bootloader and Flash TWRP Recovery. Rooting an android device is not as hard as it seems and it comes with a lot of benefits including custom ROMs which have all the latest features , ability to use root apps , full nandroid backups which can restore your device if anything goes wrong and a lot more other stuff.

How To Root OnePlus 5T

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Precaution 

I will not be responsible for any damage done to your device , you will be responsible if you brick your device , proceed only if you are willing to take the risk .

Pre-requisites –

  • Install ADB drivers on your computer – here
  • USB Cable
  • TWRP Recovery – here
  • SuperSu – here , download and place it into the internal storage .
  • The process will wipe all the data on your phone so make sure to make a backup.

How To Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 5T –

  • Go to Settings – About Phone and tap on the build number 7 times
  • Open Developer Options
  • Enable Advance Reboot and USB Debugging
  • Enable OEM Unlocking
  • Hold the power button
  • Select Reboot
  • Then select bootloader
  • Connect your OnePlus 5T to your computer with a USB cable.
  • Hold Shift then Right Click and select open command window here
  • Type and Enter

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  • If you see your device then proceed or reinstall ADB drivers and recheck the steps before .
  • After that type –

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  • You will be greeted with Unlock Bootloader warning page

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  • Hit the volume button to select Yes and turn it blue then select the power button again to make the selection.
  • You have no successfully unlocked the bootloader of your OnePlus 5T

 

How To Flash TWRP Recovery On OnePlus 5T –

  • Select Reboot  – Reboot into Bootloader .
  • Connect your OnePlus 5T to your computer.
  • Open the folder where you have downloaded the TWRP file .
  • Hold down Shift then Right Click and select open command window here .
  • Type and Enter –

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Replace recovery by the name of the TWRP file .

  • Unplug your OnePlus 5T and manually boot into TWRP Recovery by pressing the Volume button a couple of times till you see recovery on top and then hit the power button to reboot into TWRP.

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  • Continue to the next step

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How To Root OnePlus 5T

  • After booting into TWRP Recovery allow system modifications.
  • Swipe right and enable modifications
  • Select Install and then select the SuperSU zip which you placed in your internal storage before .
  • Swipe right to flash the file.
  • Reboot your device.

Congratulations ! You have now successfully rooted your OnePlus 5T . If you have any questions or are stuck in the process leave your comments down below and I will try my best to answer your questions . This was How To Root OnePlus 5T , Unlock Bootloader and Flash TWRP Recovery . You can now enjoy all the root benefits and you should first take a full nandroid backup before starting any modifications so that you can revert back to this state if you mess anything up in the future.