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How to: Oneplus 6 TWRP Recovery Install Tutorial/Guide

Oneplus 6 TWRP Recovery Install: 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 the OnePlus twrp.

How to: Oneplus 6 TWRP Recovery Install Tutorial/Guide

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 “You 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 set up on your computer (Windows, Mac, or Linux) and working. Hit the link below to learn how to set up ADB and fastboot on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

How to Setup ADB and Fastboot

Download OnePlus 6 TWRP Recovery (both image and zip file) from the below link. Rename the .img file recovery.img and place it in platform-tools folder. Place the twrp-installer zip file in the internal memory of the 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 Power + Volume up until you see a fastboot screen.

You can also boot into fastboot mode while the 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 the 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.

HTC U11 TWRP

Congratulations, you just installed TWRP OnePlus 6 recovery.