Root OnePlus 6T and Install TWRP Recovery | Unlock Bootloader


Hey Folks, Are You Looking for way to Root OnePlus 6T and Install TWRP recovery? If Yes you have landed on right place. Also We are going to share step bt step method to unlock bootloader of Oneplus 6T.

So OnePlus Smartphones are always supported bt the developers team. Oneplus devices are very easy process to root and unlock the bootloader. it is more complicated if you are using T-Mobile OnePlus Phone.


Without wasting anymore time let’s Start the guide. We have shared detail guide on Root OnePlus 6T and Install TWRP Recovery.  We are going to using TWRP Recovery for the custom recovery and Magisk manager for managing root access.

Note
Remember that Rooting isn’t an easy-to-do process especially if you are a newbie, you have to be careful while attempting this and by following the given guidelines carefully, you can root your device with better efficiency and lesser worries.
Note
Before We start the process, i just want you to be aware the the rooting process will wipe your Smartphone data. So make sure to create backup before the rooting.

About OnePlus 6T

  • The OnePlus 6T was launched in November, 2018.
  • The Phone comes with 6.41 Inche Optic AMOLED Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Protection.
  •  It packs with qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 with Octa-core CPU.
  • OnePlus 6T has Adreno 630 GPU so you can play any game at good FPS.
  • The Smartphone comes with 16+20 MP Main Camera and 16 MP Selfie Camera.
  • It has 3700mAh battery. it is running on Android 9.0 Pie based on Oxygen OS.

OnePlus 6T

How to Unlock the Bootloader on OnePlus 6T

Step 1: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking

  • Beafore Unlock the bootloader. You need to Enable USB debugging and OEM unlocking.
  • To Do that, Go to Phone Settings >> About Phone >> continuously tap on Build Number.  it will add Developer options to your phone settings.
  • Go To Developer options >> Enable USB debugging, Enable OEM Unlocking.

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Step 2: Unlock the Bootloader of OnePlus 6T

  • In this Process we need PC for unlocking bootloader. you need to download and Install ADB Tool.  Once you Installed it on your computer it will create ADB Folder in Local Disk (C:).
  • Now connect your Oneplus device with a Computer using the USB cable.
  • Go to the ADB folder and Press and hold Shift and Right – clicking on any empty space inside the adb folder then click on the Open command window here option.

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Note: If you are windows 10 user you will see PowerShell instead of the Command window. 

  • Make sure that you phone is connected to PC.  Now you have to enter following few commands to unlock the phone.
  • execute the follwoing command to reboot into fastboot mode.
adb reboot bootloader
  • Once you are in fastboot mode.  Type the following command to unlock the bootloader.
fastboot oem unlock

Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 6T

That’s it!!! Now your OnePlus 6T should be unlocked.

How to Unlock Bootloader on T-Mobile OnePlus 6T

If your OnePlus 6T was bought from the T-Mobile, then you have to paid it off all the price of phone and you should have used it on T-Mobile’s Network for 50 days. After that you will be able to unlock the bootloader by processing the method which we have shared below.

Step 1: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking on OnePlus 6T

  • Beafore Unlock the bootloader. You need to Enable USB debugging and OEM unlocking.
  • To Do that, Go to Phone Settings >> About Phone >> continuously tap on Build Number.  it will add Developer options to your phone settings.
  • Go To Developer options >> Enable USB debugging, Enable OEM Unlocking.

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Step 2: Get your OnePlus 6T IMEI Number

  • You can get your smartphone’s IMEI number by Entering *#06# in your phone’s dialer.
  • after that hit the call button the IMEI numer will show up on your phone’s screen . you should note it in notepad, because you need it for T-Mobile’s form.

Step 3: Get your Unlock Token 

  • In this Process we need PC for unlocking bootloader. you need to download and Install ADB Tool.  Once you Installed it on your computer it will create ADB Folder in Local Disk (C:).
  • Now connect your Oneplus device with a Computer using the USB cable.
  • Go to the ADB folder and Press and hold Shift and Right – clicking on any empty space inside the adb folder then click on the Open command window here option.

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Note: If you are windows 10 user you will see PowerShell instead of the Command window. 

  • Make sure that you phone is connected to PC.  Now you have to enter following few commands to get unlock code.
  • execute the follwoing command to reboot into fastboot mode.
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now Enter the follwoing command to Get the Unlock token.
fastboot oem get_unlock_code

Take this unlock code down, you need this for T-Mobile’s online form.

Unlock Token for OnePlus 6T

Step 4: You Need to Fill out the Online form and get your token

  • You need enter IMEI Number and the Unlock token in the form to get the unlock token.
  • You will receive a flashble unlock token with in 2 weeks or more. Once you received the token.
  • you need to execute the following command to flash the unlock token.
unlock_token.bin

Flash Unlock Token

Step 5 – Unlock the bootloader on T-Mobile OnePlus 6T

  • Make sure your phone is connected to the computer.
  • Type the following command to unlock bootloader of T-Mobile onePlus 6T.
fastboot oem unlock

unlock bootloader of T-Mobile onePlus 6T

That’s it!!! You have successfully unlocked the bootloader of T-Mobile OnePlus 6T.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 6T

When it comes to flashing custom recovery OnePlus 6T is a little bit complicated. because the oneplus 6t usea an A/B partition System. For the process you will need to download Latest blu_spark TWRP Recovery img and TWRP Recovery zip for OnePlus 6T.

Important Note
For those of you who are following the guide after few months, take note that latest version of the TWRP img, TWRP zip and magisk zip may be available. so you just need to change fastboot command to include the name of the latest file you just downloaded.

 

  • First reboot into bootloader your phone. you can do it the same way as we did earlier.
  • Now type following the command to Flash the blu_spark TWRP img.
fastboot boot twrp-3.2.3-x_blu_spark_v9.86_op6.img
  • Once it flashed. it iwll boots up into TWRP Recovery then go to Advanced >> ADB sideload.
  • Now execute the following command.
adb sideload twrp-3.2.3-x_blu_spark_v9.86_op6.zip
  • Now Reboot to Recovery, to do so Go to Reboot >> Recovery.
  • That’s it Now you have successfully Installed TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 6T.

How to Root OnePlus 6T with Magisk

In this guide, i will show you how to flash magisk to root Oneplus 6t using Adb sideload. You need to download latest Magisk zip. Download link will be given below. Let’s start the guide step by step.

  • Again Make sure Your OnePlus device is connected to the Windows PC.
  • Now Execute the following command to Flash Magisk zip file.

adb sideload Magisk-v17.3.zip

  • Now Reboot into your Phone’s system.

That’s it!!! Now you can check your OnePlus 6T is rooted or not using Root checker.

Final Word

Hope You all Folks found the guide useful in root OnePlus 6T and Unlock bootloader. If you have any doubt regarding the guide on How to Root and Insall TWRP recovery on OnePlus 6T, You can ask us in the comment section below.

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