Welcome to thunderztech.com, in this guide you would be able to install official twrp 3.0.2-0 recovery on OnePlus 3T and root it. This is the first official TWRP build for OnePlus 3T as we have already similar guide for this device with unofficial twrp. Once you install the TWRP then you need to flash the SuperSU package from there to get root access on your device. This is the same method we have already used for other devices, you can also take reference from our previous post where we used the same process. In this guide you have to flash the official TWRP recovery on OnePlus 3T and then install the SuperSU root package from it to root your device.
TWRP recovery has a User friendly interface and convenient to use even for the beginners. If you are an experienced user then well & good, you will never find any confusion in the installation process but if you are new to the flashing process then you have to pay full attention on the step by step guide to successfully install official TWRP recovery and root your OnePlus 3T. Then using the TWRP recovery you would flash the root files to get root access on your device, everything is mentioned below.
How to root & install official TWRP 3.0.2-0 recovery OnePlus 3T
Before you begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> Enable USB debugging)
Your phone battery should be charged minimum 80%
Your device bootloader should be unlock or follow this detailed guide to unlock it.
Download latest OnePlus USB drivers ( Necessary for PC connection)
Download and Extract adb fastboot. (Necessary for commands section)
Process to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 3T
Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 3T.
Download the Official TWRP recovery from the link provided below and extract it, also rename in to recovery.img
Now connect your device to the PC using USB cable.
Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the TWRP recovery inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.
Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.
Click on ‘Open command prompt here’ as shown in picture below.
Now enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode,
adb reboot bootloader
Then type the following command to flash TWRP recovery in your device,
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
Wait for the process to complete.
That’s it! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery on your OnePlus 3T. Now proceed for the rooting process.
How to root OnePlus 3T
Download the SuperSU zip from the link below.
Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded SuperSU zip file on the internal storage of device.
Turn off your device completely.
Now turn it on again by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power up simultaneously until your device boot into recently installed TWRP recovery.
In the recovery menu tap install and select the SuperSU.zip and flash it and then reboot your device