How To Root OnePlus 3T & Install Custom Recovery

The OnePlus 3T is called the fastest mobile of the world and probably it is the next gen smartphone. With a 6 GB of Ram and Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 processor will give you a huge boost to the performance. Also the build quality and design are very astonishing. But to fill the desire of using android OS fully, you need the root access of a android smartphone. So, in this article we will show you how to root OnePlus 3T and install Custom Recovery. Please read through the article carefully to be successful.


How To Root OnePlus 3T & Install Custom Recovery

How To Root OnePlus 3T & Install Custom Recovery
How To Root OnePlus 3T & Install Custom Recovery




Rooting or flashing custom ROM’s results to the void of the warranty of the device. (We) RaphsonBD and its authors will not responsible for bricked devices or any damage which is incurred in the process of flashing custom ROM’s or rooting the device. We highly advice to take a backup of your device prior to performing the process. Please do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM, before flashing it! You are choosing to make these modifications. Nevertheless if you need any help, just comments already. We will always pleased to help you.


Download & Requirements

To proceed, your OnePlus 3T Bootloader must be Unlocked. If you don’t know how to unlock bootloader please check this post How To Unlock Bootloader Of All OnePlus Device

  • OnePlus 3T TWRP – Download
  • Update – Download
  • DM Verity & Forced Encryption – Download
  • A Bootloader Unlocked OnePlus 3T
  • An Original USB Cable
  • A Windows Running Computer


How To Install Custom Recovery on OnePlus 3T

  • First of all, download OnePlus 3T Twrp, Update, DM Verity & Forced Encryption from the download link given above. Place the files on your internal storage.
  • Rename the TWRP img file inti recovery.img .
  • Go to Setting>Developer Option and enable Advance Reboot option. [Make Sure you have enabled USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking]
  • Now, Turn off the device. Reboot in to fastboot mode by holding Volume Up Button + Power Button altogether. The phone will display “fastboot” text indicating that it has successfully entered fastboot mode.
  • Connect the phone into Computer by a USB Cable.
  • On the computer, Hold Shift+Right Mouse Button and click Open Command Window Here. A Command window will appear.
  • On the Command Window, write fastboot devices and press enter. This command will connect the device into fastboot drivers.
OnePlus Root Process
fastboot devices
  • Now, type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img and hit enter. This command will install custom recovery in  your device.
oneplus 3t bcustom recovery
Type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • After this, the custom recovery installation is complete. You can now enter into recovery mode by typing fastboot boot recovery.img



Flash DM Verity and Format Data only if you want to stay unencrypted. Download the DM Verity & Forced Encryption and flash it in the TWRP Recovery. You will reach the screen asking you if you want to allow system modifications.  By swiping right, you will trigger dm-verity, and if you don’t follow the next step you will be unable to boot! If you are going to root your device and follow the rest of these steps, then it is safe to swipe right and enable modifications. Select your preferred Language, Tap “Never show this screen on boot again,” and Swipe allow modification.


How to Root OnePlus 3T

  • Without leaving TWRP, transfer the no-verity-opt-encrypt zip to your device via MTP and flash it or select it from internal as placed before and flash it (This will also allow you to use [Format Data] to completely disable your encryption if desired)
  • Go to Wipe section and tap Format Data, and type yes (If you want to mount internal storage).
  • Navigate to Install Zip and select
  • Swipe to install SuperSu.
  • Voila! Your device is rooted now!!
  • The First boot will take longer time as usual as it will rebuild the dalvik cache and initialize other first boot and would reboot a few times due to SuperSU Flash
  • Bow you can easily install custom roms, various cool boot logo and boot animation and much more..
  • Don’t Forget to take a full backup of your System. Its important!!



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