Here is the detailed guide on how to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 3. TWRP Recovery si one of the most famous custom reocvery, it allows you to install custom ROM, root OnePlus 3 , create system backups. To Install TWRP Recovery On Oneplus 3 phone all you need a phone with unlocked bootlader, ADB files to flash the recovery and the Custom Recovery file. Below is the full and complete guide which you can follow on your Oneplus 3 phone and install the TWRP 3.0 Custom recovery. Please read every line carefully below. We suggest that you should read the tutorial once before applying the method on your phone.
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CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Oneplus 3 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.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
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.
2. INSTALL ONEPLUS GALAXY DRIVERS
First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to sendbasic linux commands, and a variety Android specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.
Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
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.
4. CHARGE YOUR ANDROID
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.
Install TWRP Recovery On Oneplus 3
Step 1. As we already mention above to Install TWRP Recovery On Oneplus 3 you need a Oneplus 3 with Unlock bootloader. Check the tutorial here to Unlock bootloader of Oneplus 3.
Step 2. Install and Setup ADB file from the above link ” SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC” And you will see the ADB folder on your Windows C Drive.
Step 3. Download the TWRP recovery from here, rename the file to recovery.img and place in the ADB folder that you created above.
Step 4. Now boot your phone in fastboot mode to flash the recovery file. To do this, First turn off your phone and Press Volume Up + Power keys for a few seconds till you see some text on the screen. This is Bootloader Mode.
Step 5. Connect Oneplus 3 to your PC with the USB cable and Open command prompt windows in ADB folder. Press and hold ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in the folder and select ‘Open command window here.
Step 6. Once you the command prompt windows on your screen, enter the following command to flash the recovery.img file.
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
Step 7. Once the recovery is flashed, disconnect your phone from the PC and turn off your phone manually.
Step 8. Reboot your phone once and turn it off. To check the TWRP recovery mode. Now press and hold the Volume Down + Power keys together until the OnePlus logo shows up.
Step 9. Now you will see the TWRP recovery on your phone.
That’s it! You should now be in the TWRP Recovery.
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