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How to : OnePlus 6 Root

Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 10:33 am EST

How to : OnePlus 6 Root

Just got your hands on a brand new OnePlus 6 and want to root? Well, we got you covered. In this post we are going to achieve OnePlus 6 root using a pre-rooted boot image.

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How to : OnePlus 6 Root

Warning

We are not responsible for any bricked devices. You are doing this at your own risk.

Make sure your OnePlus 6 is charged 70-80 percent.

Pre-Requisites

Download and Install OnePlus 6 drivers for Windows, Linux and Mac users do not need to install any drivers.

Make sure you have Unlocked the bootloader on your OnePlus 6. If not, you can read our OnePlus 6 bootloader unlock tutorial below.

How to : OnePlus 6 Bootloader Unlock

Also, make sure you have installed TWRP recovery. Click the link below for a detailed guide.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 6

Next, please ensure you have enabled USB debugging and OEM unlock. To do so, Navigate to Settings -> About on your OnePlus 6 and tap on build number seven times. Once you see a message saying “Your are now a developer” go back to Settings and you will see an option called Developer Options. Open developer options and enable USB debugging and OEM Unlock.

Make sure adb and fastboot are setup on your computer (Windows, Mac or Linux) and working. Hit the link below to learn how to setup adb and fastboot on Windows, Mac and Linux.

How to Setup ADB and Fastboot

Download latest version of Magisk and place the zip file in internal memory of OnePlus 6.

Download latest version of Magisk

How to Root OnePlus 6

Step 1 – Boot into fastboot mode

Turn off your OnePlus 6.  Press and hold PowerVolume up until you see a fastboot screen.

You can also boot into fastboot mode while device is on :-

  1. Connect OnePlus 6 to computer using usb cable.
  2. Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux).
  3. Navigate to platform-tools folder and issue below command.

Windows

adb reboot bootloader

Mac or Linux

./adb reboot bootloader

Step 2 – Boot into TWRP Recovery

Once in fastboot mode use the volume buttons to toggle different options, once you see recovery mode click the power button to select. OnePlus 6 will now boot into TWRP Recovery.

Step 3 :- Install Magisk Root

Once in TWRP click on Install, then select Magisk zip file downloaded in pre-requisites, and swipe to confirm flashing zip file.

HTC U11 TWRP

HTC U11 Root Magisk

 

Step 4 – Reboot into Android

Click on back, then on Reboot and then on System and you will boot into Android.

That’s it peeps! We have just rooted the OnePlus 6.

How to : Check OnePlus 6 Root

In case you want to check if your OnePlus 6 is rooted or not, download Root Checker app, open it and click on Verify Root. If you are rooted you will get an appropriate message.

RootChecker

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