Root OnePlus 5T and install TWRP recovery

It’s been a few weeks since OnePlus released it’s next generation smartphone OnePlus 5T, now developers have already started their development on it. If you have got hands on the new OnePlus 5T then you will be happy to know that official TWRP 3.2.0.0 recovery and rooting OnePlus 5T is now available. So in this guide we will show you the step by step process to root and install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5T. This guide is divided into three sections;

1. How to unlock bootloader on Plus 5

2. How to install official TWRP 3.2.0.0 recovery on OnePlus 5T

3. How to root on OnePlus 5T

Once you successfully unlock bootloader, install official TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or others along mods and tweaks via TWRP recovery. On the other side, a rooted device allows you to modify the system files including removing bloatware(unnecessary apps), setting third party apps as system file, overclocking CPU and much more. Root & install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5T.

If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root OnePlus 5T and install TWRP recovery on it.

How to root and install TWRP 3.2.0.0 recovery on OnePlus 5T

Before you begin:

Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%

Download and install latest OnePlus drivers on PC. Download here

Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.

Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.

How to unlock bootloader on OnePlus 5T

First of all you need to unlock bootloader on OnePlus, follow this guide to unlock bootloader on OnePlus 5T.

Once done with above process, then head to the process to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5T.

How to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5T

Download official TWRP 3.2.0.0 recovery for OnePlus 5T. Download

Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.

Now follow this guide to see how to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5T.

So once you are completed with TWRP recovery task too, then head to the process to root OnePlus 5T.

How to root OnePlus 5T

Download Magisk v14.3

Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded Magisk v14.3 zip on the internal storage of your device.

Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.

Once in recovery mode, now flash the Magisk v14.3 zip from there.

One completing the process, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your OnePlus 5T.

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your OnePlus 5T, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.

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