How to Root OnePlus 5 Using TWRP recovery

How to Root OnePlus 5 Using TWRP recovery

Here is the guide for install TWRP recovery and root your Oneplus 5. OnePlus 5 is the latest flagship device from the trend smartphone maker OnePlus communications. If you bought the phone and looking for rooting your phone then, by following below guide you can install TWRP recovery and root your Oneplus 5 easily.

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OnePlus 5 is the company’s latest device to date. One plus 5 comes with Octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor powered with a 6 or 8 GB of memory and 64 or 128 GB of internal storage respectively. The phone has started selling via Amazon.in India. One of the main features of the phone is it’s Dual Camera setup. The 64 GB version will available for around 32999/- while the 128 GB variant costs around 37999/-.

You need to install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 5 and then flash SuperSu to Root OnePlus 5. Recently, TWRP recovery got updated with material designed to TWRP 3.1.0. so you can install the latest TWRP 3.1.0 on OnePlus 5. Thanks to the XDA Senior Member xdvs23 who share the unofficial TWRP for OnePlus 5. So here is the step by step guide to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 5.

Disclaimer: Follow the below steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We cannot be held responsible for any damage that your device might incur, so proceed at your own risk. If you need help or a second opinion, please contact us or use the comment form below. Before start, anything stays calm and read all the notes provided below.

Benefits of rooting :-
  • You can uninstall bloat wares (Pre-installed Apps)
  • You can install custom ROM’s or kernels for faster and better performance.
  • Increase performance and battery life by killing background process automatically.

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Files required to Root and Install TWRP

How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root OnePlus 5

Step 1: Developer Options

Enable USB debugging and OEM Unlock option

To enable Developer Options, go to Settings > About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

Step 2: Install ADB & Fastboot

Install the ADB and fastboot driver for windows and then restart if you already have the driver installed then skip this step.

Step 3: Browse ADB directory

Now go to ADB and Fastboot installation directory open ADB folder (usually C:\adb) and open the command window there by pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder.

Choose ‘Open command window here’ option from the list

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Now check, if the connection with your phone is successful by typing,

adb devices
adb devices

You should receive a string like character that shown in the image above, if not (try switching USB mode from Charging to MTP or PTP.)

Step 4: Reboot into bootloader

Now reboot the device into bootloader mode by typing below code.

adb reboot bootloader

Once your device boot into the bootloader mode type the below command

fastboot devices

If you received <waiting for device> message, it’s because you have not properly installed the usb drivers for your phone. Check this guide for properly installing drivers on Windows 8, 8.1 & 10.

fastboot devices

Type the below command correctly in command prompt and then press enter. It will install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Don’t forget to rename downloaded recovery file to recovery.img

flash recovery

Now boot into recovery by using the Power+Volume Down button or use the below command.

fastboot boot recovery.img
flashboot boot recovery

Now your phone will boot into the custom TWRP recovery that just flashed. Complete the following operations using TWRP recovery without leaving.


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With above command your phone will boot into the recovery mode. Now select your preferred Language and set it to what you want, tap “Never show this screen on boot again”, and Swipe allow modification.

From the main menu navigate to Install Zip and select ‘no-verity-opt-encrypt-5.1.zip’.
(If internal memory does not show up then Go to “Wipe” section and tap “Format Data”, and type “yes”)

Swipe to flash no-verity-opt-encrypt-5.1.zip and after that flash SuperSu. That’s it, you have successfully rooted your Oneplus 5. If you have any queries, then comment below.

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