Easiest Way to Fix Bricked OnePlus one and Install Stock ROM

OnePlusRecovery Tool is one of the fastest and easiest method to Restore Stock (CM11s) and Fix Bricks. One of the most difficult task is to fix the oft bricked android phone, but their are so many free tools are available which helps you to do the same. OnePlusRecovery Tool is one of them for the Oneplus one smartphone, which will fix any bricks that you might have gotten yourself into or if you simply want to restore to the stock CM11s firmware. The tool is easy to use all you need to run the recovery tool on your PC and you are done. In this guide we’ll show you how you can use this tool and install the Stock ROM on OnePlus.

Easiest Way to Fix Bricked OnePlus one and Install Stock ROM


We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.


This guide is only for the Oneplus One android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.


Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.


Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.


Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.



If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.



Step 1. Make sure you have installed appropriate USB Drivers for the OnePlus One on your computer.

Step 2. Download the OPORecovery Tool corresponding to your device model:

For 16GB OnePlus One
For 64GB OnePlus One

Step 3. Run the following program as an administrator, right click on the program, select ‘Run as administrator’ and proceed.

Step 4. Connect you Phone to the PC.

Step 5. Hold Volume Up and Power buttons together on OnePlus One, your computer should detect it (If not then install proper drivers)

Step 6. Click Refresh – Something should be different on one of the columns of the program

Step 7. Click Start (Make sure Normal Restore is ticked)

Step 8. It should flash (It might take a long time to flash System.img and or Userdata.img sometimes)

Step 9. It will show green once its done, at this point you can disconnect device and hold power to reboot

You should be fully restored to stock CM11s and can continue on your marry way!

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