Download TWRP recovery for OnePlus 6T fajita smartphone. TeamWin has released an official TWRP recovery especially OnePlus 6T. When it comes to design, camera, performance, or battery, there is absolutely no comparison to this phone. OnePlus 6T is a total package smartphone with various improvements over its predecessor. In this guide, we’ll assist you to flash TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 6T fajita smartphone using our easy steps guide.
Do you want to Root OnePlus 6T? Want the best custom ROM for OnePlus 6T? If yes, then all you need to do is install a custom recovery. Unlike stock recovery, a custom recovery provides additional features such as wiping data, cache, backup and restore etc. Note that due to lack of dedicated recovery partition and the A/B partition scheme, the TWRP installation steps given below are little different than what you normally use.
In this easy steps tutorial, we’ll install permanent TWRP custom recovery using the temporary one. To elaborate, we’ll flash the temporary TWRP.img file using the usual ADB and fastboot commands. And then, use this recovery to permanent install TWRP.zip file. All thanks to Dees_Troy, a XDA Senior Developer for building this recovery especially for OnePlus 6T fajita.
Note that this TWRP is the latest official custom recovery from TeamWin and is not any third party unofficial one. In this guide, we’ll root, unlock bootloader and install TWRP on OnePlus 6T fajita. Soon after Android Q was announced, developers started building OnePlus 6T Android 10 update based LineageOS 17 custom ROM. However, in order to install firmware on OnePlus 6T, you need a TWRP recovery.
After flashing TWRP, you can root Android phone with SuperSU and Magisk zip files. Moreover, you can even take Nandroid backup, increase RAM, flash custom kernels, mods like Xposed framework etc. Without further ado, let’s start the TWRP recovery OnePlus 6T installation process now.
The procedure mentioned ahead can brick your phone. Hence, perform every step carefully without any mistake.
- Charge the battery of your OnePlus 6T to at least 60%.
- Enable USB Debugging mode from your phone settings.
- Enable OEM unlocking and Advance reboot mode from Developer options.
- Install latest OnePlus USB drivers on PC so as to detect your phone.
- Also install latest ADB & fastboot drivers on PC.
- It is strongly recommended to unlock bootloader of Android phone before moving further.
- Backup contacts, apps, accounts, messages, call logs, and notes etc. for safety.
Steps to install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 6T:
Step 1: Download TWRP.img.
Step 2: Download twrp-installer-fajita-3.3.1-1.zip.
Step 3: Copy only TWRP.img file to C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (where you’ve installed the ADB and fastboot).
So you’ll have these files in the ADB folder:
Step 4: Then copy twrp-installer-fajita-3.2.3-1.zip on your OnePlus 6T internal storage.
Step 5: Connect your phone to PC through USB cable.
Step 6: On PC, navigate to C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder, hold Shift button and right mouse click on an empty space. You’ll see a list of options from which select Open command window here or Open PowerShell window here option. This will launch cmd window.
Now we’ll type ADB and fastboot commands one after another in command prompt window.
Step 7: At first, type the below command and press enter:
As soon as you hit enter, a message saying ‘List of devices attached’ along with random numbers will appear as shown below. This will confirm that your OnePlus 6T is successfully connected to PC.
Note: If such thing doesn’t happen, then again install OnePlus USB drivers as well as ADB drivers on your PC.
Step 8: Next, type the below command and press enter:
adb reboot bootloader
This will automatically reboot OnePlus 6T into fastboot mode.
Note: Make sure to unlock bootloader on OnePlus 6T before this step.
Step 9: In order to verify whether fastboot is functional or not, enter the below command:
Some random numbers will confirm that fastboot is indeed functional.
Step 10: Enter the below command:
fastboot boot twrp.img
As soon as you press enter, your OnePlus 6T will boot into temporary TWRP recovery.
Note: The installation process is not completed yet. This is a temporary TWRP through which you need you flash the permanent one.
Step 11: At first, swipe right to allow system modifications on the below screen.
Note: The changes you make with this temporary TWRP version will be permanent.
Step 12: From the main screen, click on Install button.
All your files and folders will appear.
Step 13: Simply go to the twrp-installer-fajita-3.3.1-1.zip file which you’ve downloaded earlier and select it.
Step 14: On the next page, swipe in right direction to flash twrp-installer-fajita-3.3.1-1.zip file.
This will start the actual TWRP recovery OnePlus 6T flashing process. Wait until it finishes.
After the flashing completes, a successful message will be shown on the screen.
Step 15: Tap the Reboot system button to restart your OnePlus 6T.
Note: You’ll be asked whether to install the official TWRP app or not. It’s not needed, so un-tick the two check boxes and tap the Do Not Install button.
Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 6T fajita smartphone.
Steps to Boot OnePlus 6T into TWRP recovery mode:
Step 1: Switch off OnePlus 6T.
Step 2: Press and hold Volume up + Power button simultaneously until TWRP recovery mode appears. Leave both the keys now.
Finally! This is how you can boot OnePlus 6T into TWRP recovery mode.
Note: If you are unable to reboot phone into recovery, use Reboot Recovery app.
I hope this guide helps you to download and install latest official TWRP recovery on OnePlus 6T. Do comment your queries, issues or suggestions.
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