Rooting an Android device gives you maximum access to the hidden features of this widely used operating system. Android is an open source, and rooting the Android phones and tablets allows users to better customize the features. Developers love to root Android devices to explore the unknown features. If you have got the recently released OnePlus 6, you can make the most of this smart device by rooting it. Check this tutorial to root your OnePlus 6.
When you root your OnePlus 6, you get superuser access to the phone. For this purpose, you need a custom recovery menu like TWRP so that you can install SuperSu files. Moreover, to root your OnePlus 6 device, you need to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus 6. In the process, we will deal with this situation. Without further ado, here is how to root OnePlus 6.
How to Root OnePlus 6 with TWRP and Magisk
Note that the TWRP and Magisk files given here are exclusively for OnePlus 6 and not for other Android devices. Using the two files for other devices may cause harm to your smartphones.
Before you root your OnePlus 6…
- Download and upload OxygenOS 5.1.5 on your OnePlus 6.
- Install ADB and FastBoot on your computer.
- Unlock the Bootloader of OnePlus 6.
Now you are all set to root your OnePlus 6.
Step #2. Next, you are supposed to connect your phone to the computer via USB cable.
Step #3. While your OnePlus 6 is connected to your computer, you need to transfer Magisk file to your phone.
Step #4. Since TWRP file has a pretty long name to remember and type, you should change it to a short name like TWRP-3213. Also note that you should not delete the TWRP-3213 from your computer, as you need the file later.
Step #5. Here, you need to enable USB debugging option on your device.
Step #6. Launch a command window inside the folder, wherein you have saved TWRP file – TWRP-3213.
Step #7. Next, type cmd in the address bar of the window of the folder you have opened in step 6 above.
Step #8. When you hit the Enter key, a command window opens and its location will be that folder.
Step #9. Now enter a command to boot your OnePlus 6 into bootloader/fastboot mode:
adb reboot bootloader
On your OnePlus 6, you might see a pop-up asking your permission to ‘Allow USB Debugging’.
Step #10. Tap on OK button.
Step #11. Next, type a command given below:
fastboot flash boot twrp-3213.img
Press the Enter key to install the TWRP in both the boot slot of your smartphone, i.e. OnePlus 6.
Step #12. It’s time to reboot your device into recovery mode. For this purpose, press volume buttons to invoke recovery mode option; next, tap the power button to choose recovery mode. This will boot your phone into recovery mode and you can access TWRP.
Step #13. If you are using any PIN or password on your OnePlus 6, you need to enter that code here to get TWRP recovery.
Step #14. Since TWRP is in the Chinese language, you need to change it to English. For this, tap on Settings ⟶ Globe icon ⟶ English.
Step #15. Install the root file now: Install ⟶ Choose the file (Magisk-v16.4.zip) ⟶ Confirm installation.
Step #16. Finally, tap on Reboot System to restart your OnePlus 6.
You have done it! Your OnePlus 6 is rooted successfully.
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