This is will guide on how to flash Twrp Recovery for OnePlus 3T, this device is developer friendly same as Nexuses.
- You need to Unlock your OnePlus 3T bootloader
Backup important files stored on your device before proceeding with the steps below, so that in case something goes wrong you’ll have the backup of all your important files.
How To Flash The TWRP Recovery On OnePlus 3T:
1- Download OnePlus 3T TWRP recovery .img file and save it to a separate folder on your PC.
2- Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC, follow this link .
? Skip if you’ve already have ADB setup on your PC.
3- Enable USB debugging on your OnePlus 3T:
Open Settings on your phone.
4- Go to About phone and tap seven times on Build number, this will enable Developer options.
5- Now go back to Settings and you’ll see Developer options there, open it.
6- Tick the USB Debugging checkbox.
7- Open the folder where you saved OnePlus 3T TWRP Recovery .img file in Step 1 above.
8- Now open a command window inside that folder. To do that, “Shift + Right click” on any empty white space inside the folder and then select “Open command window here” from the context menu.
9- Connect your OP3T to the PC. And type the following into the command window we opened in Step 5 above to boot your device into bootloader/fastboot mode:
adb reboot bootloader
? If you get a permission dialogue on your OnePlus 3T to “Allow USB debugging”, tap OK.
10- Once your 3T boots into bootloader mode, issue the following command into command window to flash the TWRP recovery .img file:
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
? Here modify twrp.img with the name of your TWRP recovery .img file, OR change your TWRP recovery filename to twrp.img and use the command above.
11- Once TWRP is successfully flashed on your OnePlus 3T, issue the following command to reboot:
That’s all. TWRP recovery should be installed on your device now. To boot into the freshly installed recovery, simply issue the adb reboot recovery command from PC command line when your device boots into the system.