OnePlus 3 is very easy to root: official TWRP version released


While other phone makers are restricting access to their bootloader and making it hard to root your Android phone, the OnePlus 3 has proven to be an island of freedom: with an easily unlockable bootloader and now, an official version of TWRP for the OnePlus 3, rooting your phone is a piece of cake.

Of course, if you have never rooted your phone before, proceed with caution and if you're not sure what you need root for and would rather not deal with terminals, you probably should not root your device.

Let us recap the process of how to root the OnePlus 3. You first start, by unlocking developer options and allowing OEM unlocks and USB debugging. Then, you simply write down the following line "fastboot devices" and then "fastboot oem unlock" in the command line / terminal.

Then, you can proceed with flashing recovery by installing TWRP on your OnePlus 3 and hitting the big install button in the TWRP app. Once you do all this, your phone should be rooted and ready for all your experiments with it. Hit the link right below, to download TWRP for the OnePlus 3. You can also take a look at our in-depth OnePlus 3 review here.


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  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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7 Comments

1. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Waiting for a competitor of op3

2. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

You mean op4?

4. iushnt

Posts: 3085; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Xiaomi Mi5

5. massala

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 09, 2015

Ho yes Mi5 is top!

3. iushnt

Posts: 3085; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Xiaomi Mi5

7. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Mi6.. .. .. ..

6. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

Developer friendly

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