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How to Root Oneplus Two and Install Custom Recovery

How to Root Oneplus 2 and Install Custom Recovery - Oneplus is known for providing a high specifications phone at first rate charge

Oneplus is known for providing a high specifications phone at first rate charge. Like Oneplus one the ‘Flagship Killer’, Oneplus two also comes with a powerful hardware but instead of Cyanogen Oneplus two comes with OxygenOS. But don’t worry you can flash cyanogenmod based custom roms anytime after you root oneplus two and install custom recovery on oneplus two. Also, we know that TWRP 3.0.0 just released means you get the latest TWRP on Oneplus 2. But before you root Oneplus 2, you want to unlock its bootloader (check How to Unlock Bootloader of Oneplus Two).

benefits of Rooting:
  • Install custom ROM and custom kernel on your device for faster and better performance.
  • Block Ads in apps with the help of ad blocker.
  • To increase performance and battery life by killing background process automatically.
  • After you root Oneplus two and install custom recovery on Oneplus 2 you can install Xposed Framework to customize your device
  • You could use Titanium Backup to restore all of your apps and data.
  • You can uninstall bloatware (Pre-installed Apps)
Note:
  • Rooting can void your phone warranty, and you won’t claim it back.
  • It will erase all your personal data including data of internal storage, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Confirm that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Files required to Root Oneplus Two and Install Custom Recovery:

  • Download ADB and fastboot driver for windows or ADB and Fastboot for Mac and install it on your Computer. This will also install your device driver.
  • Download and install Universal ADB driver for Oneplus two if above doesn’t work.
  • Download TWRP Recovery for Oneplus Two and place it in the folder where ADB installed and rename it to ‘recovery.img’.
  • Download SuperSu to root Oneplus two and copy it to your phone sd card or external memory.
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How to Root Oneplus 2 and Install TWRP Recovery on Oneplus 2

  • First enable USB debugging from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

How to Root Oneplus Two and Install Custom Recovery

  • Now go to installation directory open ADB folder and open the command window thereby pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder

How to Root Oneplus Two and Install Custom Recovery

  • Now connect your phone to computer and reboot the device into fastboot mode by typing “adb reboot bootloader”.

  • In command prompt type “fastboot devices” and hit enter, it gives you serial numbers in return means your phone connect properly otherwise check the device driver again.

How to Root Oneplus Two and Install Custom Recovery

  • Type this command correctly in command prompt without quotes “fastboot flash recovery recovery.img” and then press enter.
  • It starts flashing recovery on your phone.

How to Root Oneplus Two and Install Custom Recovery

  • Now type “fastboot boot recovery.img“ in command prompt it will reboot your phone into recovery mode.
  • you successfully installed the custom recovery on Oneplus two.

How to Root Oneplus Two and Install Custom Recovery

  • Above command your phone boot into the recovery mode.

  • In TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select ‘SuperSu.zip’ to root Oneplus 2.

  • Swipe to install SuperSu and reboot your device. Install custom recovery on Oneplus two successfully.

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Venkatesan Prabu

Venkatesan Prabu

Wikitechy Founder, Author, International Speaker, and Job Consultant. My role as the CEO of Wikitechy, I help businesses build their next generation digital platforms and help with their product innovation and growth strategy. I'm a frequent speaker at tech conferences and events.

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