There are great developments happening around OnePlus 5.OfficialTWRP recovery and root are now made available for the device.This is really crazy because the device was launched just 4 days ago.We have already covered How to Unlock Bootloader Of OnePlus 5.Now, here in this guide will be sharing an in-depth guide to safely root OnePlus 5 and Install TWRP recovery.
One Plus 5 is the successor of OnePlus 3T and current flagship device of OnePlus 5.The device comes with all the high-end specs and features.It also runs on a simple modified Android Os called OxygenOs 4.5.1.As OxygenOs is very much like Stock Android, it becomes easy for the developers to work on root and MODs for the device.
If you want to root your OnePlus 5 then you have to unlock the bootloader first then you have to install the TWRP recovery by using fastboot commands.After installing TWRP recovery On OnePlus 5, you have to flash a working Supersu root pack via TWRP recovery.
🔔 Update July 06/2017: Official OnePlus 5 TWRP 3.1.1-0 recovery image is now available and we have added that in the download section below.
If you are new to android rooting then you should know what exactly rooting is.Rooting in Android means of unlocking the operating system to use that to its highest potential.In simple words “when we buy a new phone then the company give it to us with some limitations for the security purpose of phone OS. In rooting, we remove those limitations.After root your device you can install Custom ROMs, recoveries, kernels and MODs.You can also modify the system and over clock or under clock the CPU to get better performance.There some Advantages and Disadvantages of rooting which will be mentioned below.
Advantages Of rooting OnePlus 5
- You can remove ads that appear on your phone screen.
- You can uninstall bloatware (system apps)
- You can Install Custom ROMs, Kernels, Recoveries and MODs
- You can take backup of your whole system (Called nandroid backup)
- You can Overclock the CPU for better performance
- You can underclock the CPU For better battery life
- You can install custom MODs
- You can install modified applications
Disadvantages Of rooting OnePlus 5
- Warranty of your device will be void
- While performing the process you may brick your device
- Your phone security will be weak and virus and malware can attack your phone.
- Some applications may stop working
TheDroidGuru.com is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide, Proceed at your own risk.
- This Update is only for OnePlus 5
- We recommend to take complete backup and proceed.
- Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shutdown between the process.
How To Install Official TWRP and Root OnePlus 5 (Step By Step Guide)
Part 1 Unlock OnePlus 5 Bootloader
Part 2 Guide to Install TWRP Recovery On OnePlus 5
ADB and fastboot should be installed on your computer while following the bootloader unlocking guide.now follow this to install TWRP recovery On OnePlus 5
Step 2.Now Open the folder where the TWRP .img file is downloaded.
Step 4.Now, connect your OnePlus 5 device to the computer using provided USB cable and issue the following command
adb reboot bootloader
Step 5.Your device should boot into the bootloader mode.Once your OnePlus 5 is in the fastboot/bootloader mode, Issue the following command to flash the recovery
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
└replace the green text with the twrp recovery’s name
Step 6.Now reboot your OnePlus 5 either by holding down the power button or typing the given command below
You have successfully installed TWRP Recovery On your OnePlus 5.Now proceed to the next part to root your One
Part 3 Guide to root OnePlus 5
Step 2.Boot Your OnePlus 5 into TWRP recovery.
- Power off the OnePlus 5
- Once your phone is switched off, press and hold the Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
Step 3.Once your are in TWRP main menu, go to Install then select the SuperSU zip file that you transferred to your device in the first step
Step 4.After selecting the Supersu .zip file, do Swipe to Confirm Flash on the bottom of the screen to start the flashing process.
Step 5.When the process is completed then select Reboot system.Done!!
Now you have a rooted OnePlus 5.You can check whether your device is properly rooted or not by install root checker app
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