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How to Root OnePlus 5T without PC

Root OnePlus 5T (codeword: dumpling) with Magisk and SuperSU. In this guide, we’ll root Android phone without Kingroot, Kingoroot, iRoot, Root Genius, dr. fone etc. By Root, you can gain administrative privileges on your phone’s entire system. Moreover, you get full control over the apps installed on your device.

Besides, you can even speed up your phone and boost its battery life. After root, you can install all those apps which are incompatible with your device. In this easy steps guide, we’ll root OnePlus 5T without using PC. Most importantly, the root advantage of using Magisk is that it would not prevent you from using Google Pay, Netflix or Pokémon GO.

Besides, Magisk is a type of system-less root that make changes to the boot partition, instead of modifying system files. Since it does not come across system files directly, it can go undetected by the apps incompatible with root. Furthermore, Magisk is constantly updated to keep your root access intact and your apps in working condition.

Besides, after root, you can even flash custom ROM on OnePlus 5T. Additionally, you can even do a factory reset, create Nandroid backup, increase RAM, etc. Root gives a complete potential to crossover limitations led by the manufacturer.

How to Root OnePlus 5T without PC

How to Root OnePlus 5T without PC

In this guide, we’ll root OnePlus 5T dumpling smartphone by flashing Magisk and SuperSU zip files via TWRP recovery. However, before rooting the phone, it is essential to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus 5T. Moreover, it is also necessary to flash TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5T before going ahead. Without further ado, let’s move to our guide on how to root Android without PC.

Disclaimer

Rooting will void your mobile warranty and/or brick your phone. Hence it is recommended to proceed at your own risk. We at Droid Thunder will not be held liable for any damage whatsoever.

Pre-Requisites

  • Charge your phone to at least 60% before proceeding ahead.
  • Enable USB Debugging mode from your phone settings.
  • Also, enable OEM unlocking and Advance reboot mode from Developer options.
  • Unlock bootloader of OnePlus 5T before moving ahead.
  • Besides, flash the latest TWRP on your phone.
  • Enable Unknown Sources option from settings.

Method 1: SuperSU

At first, we’ll use TWRP recovery and flash the SuperSU.zip file to gain root access.

Downloads

SuperSU.zip

Steps to Root OnePlus 5T

  • Copy this file on your internal storage.
  • You may directly download the zip file on your phone.
  • Power off your OnePlus 5T and boot it into TWRP recovery mode.
  • For doing so, press and hold the Volume up + Power button simultaneously until TWRP mode appears.
  • Leave both the keys now.
  • If you are not able to boot into recovery, use the TWRP Manager app from Google Play Store.
  • As soon as you enter TWRP, select the Install button from the main screen.
  • This will show you files and folder present on your mobile storage.
  • From the storage, select the SuperSU.zip file which you’ve downloaded earlier.
  • On the next page, swipe right to start the root process.
  • As soon as the process completes, a root successful message will appear.
  • Finally! This is how you can root OnePlus 5T using SuperSU and TWRP recovery.
  • To confirm whether your phone is successfully rooted or not, use the Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

Method 2: Magisk

Here, we’ll root using the Magisk file. Let’s get straight into it.

Downloads

Magisk.zip

Steps to Root OnePlus 5T

  • Copy this file on your phone storage.
  • You may directly download the zip file on your phone.
  • Similar to Method 1, reboot OnePlus 5T into TWRP recovery mode.
  • If you are not able to boot into recovery, use the Recovery Reboot app from Google Play Store.
  • Once you enter TWRP, tap on the Install option.
  • Then navigate to the downloaded Magisk.zip file and select it.
  • Next, simply swipe right to start the Magisk.zip installation process.
  • The OnePlus 5T root process will hardly take few minutes to finish.
  • Upon completion, a successful message will popup.
  • Just click on the Reboot System option to restart your device.

Conclusion

Finally! This is how you can root OnePlus 5T using TWRP recovery. After getting root access, now you can flash custom ROM on OnePlus 5T, install custom kernels, mods, etc. If you come across any problem, then kindly let me know using the comments section.

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Abhijeet Bharekar

An Engineer by Profession and Blogger by Passion.

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