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OnePlus 5T is truly a flagship killer and if you have got this awesome device, then here is How to Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 5T.


Note: Backup everything before proceeding.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible if anything happens to your device. Proceed at your own risk.

How to Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 5T

Install ADB drivers.

Open CMD by holding shift + right click and selecting |Open Command window here” from options (If you are on Windows 10, it would be Windows Power Shell).

  1. Enable USB debugging and OEM unlock option in Developer options.
  2. Connect your OnePlus 5T to PC.
  3. Type:
    adb reboot bootloader
  4. Now when your phone boots into bootloader, type:
    fastboot oem unlock
  5. Select Yes on your device using Volume keys and use the power button to select.

Your phone will reboot and bootloader will be unlocked.

Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 5T

Now the device bootloader is unlocked, it’s time to flash recovery on it.

Enable Developer Options again from setting and allow USB debugging from developer options.

  1. Connect your OnePlus 5T to PC.
  2. Type:
    adb reboot bootloader
  3. Now when your phone boots into bootloader, type:
     fastboot flash recovery [recoveryname].img

    Note: Recovery should be in the same folder from where you have opened Command window.

  4. Done.

Root OnePus 5T

Now reboot your device and copy SuperSU file in the root folder of OnePlus 5T using PC.

  1. Now in Command Window, type:
     adb reboot recovery
  2. Your device will reboot into recovery.
  3. Go to Install and select SuprSu file and flash.
  4. Done.

Congratulations! Now Your OnePlus 5T is rooted and has custom recovery installed. Happy modding!


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