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How to : Oneplus 6 TWRP Recovery Install Tutorial/Guide

How to : OnePlus 6 TWRP Recovery Install Tutorial/Guide

As a close friend of mine says, 2018 is the #yearofthenotch. Inspired by Apple, OnePlus released the OnePlus 6 with a notch, but let’s leave that discussion to another day. In this post we are going to show you how to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 6.

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How to : OnePlus 6 TWRP Recovery Install Tutorial/Guide

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

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 TWRP Recovery (both image and zip file) for OnePlus 6 from below link. Rename the .img file recovery.img and place it in platform-tools folder. Place the twrp-installer zip file in internal memory of OnePlus 6.

Download TWRP Recovery for OnePlus 6 – Official

How to : OnePlus 6 TWRP Recovery Install Tutorial/Guide

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 TWRP recovery

  1. Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux).
  2. Navigate to platform-tools folder and issue below command.

Windows

fastboot boot recovery.img

Mac or Linux

./fastboot boot recovery.img

You will now boot into TWRP recovery. If you are using a lockscreen pin/pattern/password and did not get prompted to enter the same, reboot to the bootloader and issue above command again.

Step 3 – Install TWRP Recovery

Once in TWRP click on Install, then select the twrp-installer zip file downloaded in pre-requisites.

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Congratulations, you just installed TWRP recovery on your OnePlus 6.

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