How to install TWRP recovery and Root OnePlus 7 pro (SuperSU)

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OnePlus 7 Pro is the latest flagship from the house of OnePlus. It is one of the best smartphones in the market right now and for all the right reasons as well. The device comes with best in class hardware like the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 with RAM options going up to 12GB. But that’s not even the best part, the part where it outshines the competition is the gorgeous display it comes with.

The OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a fully bezel-less 90HZ 6.67 inches Fluid AMOLED display with HDR10 Plus support. It has an 88.1% screen-to-body ratio, which is achieved thanks to the new Pop-up style front camera. Other cool features of the OnePlus 7 Pro include the 30W warp charging and the second generation under the display fingerprint sensor.

OnePlus devices have always been a fan favorite among the developer community. OnePlus is the first brand which officially supports Rooting the device, and that is the primary reason why OnePlus devices get amazing development support. OnePlus 7 Pro is not an exception, and within weeks of its launch, we have fully working methods to install the TWRP recovery and root the device using SuperSU.

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So without any further ado, let’s check out the step by step guide on How to Install TWRP on your OnePlus 7 Pro and root it using SuperSu.

Pre-requisites

Before moving ahead with the process, You need first to Unlock the Bootloader of your OnePlus 7 Pro. Check this step by step guide to unlock the bootloader.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 7 Pro

Step 1. Carefully connect your OnePlus 7 Pro to the PC.

Step 2. Navigate to the ADB folder on your PC, Open CMD, and type the following command.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 3. Now to check which Fastboot slot is currently active on your OnePlus 7 Pro, type the following command.

fastboot getvar current-slot

Step 4. Select the non-active slot by typing the below-given command.

fastboot --set-active="slot name" e.g fastboot --set-active=b

Step 5. Once your OnePlus 7 Pro is in bootloader mode, Type this command.

fastboot boot [recoveryname].img

Step 6. Now in TWRP recovery, tap on reboot and select the previously active slot.

Step 7. Now go back and tap on Install. This will flash the TWRP installer.

Step 8. Once it’s done, go back and tap on reboot.

Voila! TWRP recovery has been successfully installed on your OnePlus 7 Pro.

Also Read: OnePlus 7 Pro reportedly suffering from Ghost Touches

How to Root OnePlus 7 Pro [SuperSU]

Step 1. Move the SuperSU zip file that you downloaded earlier to the root of your internal memory

Step 2. Turn off your OnePlus 7 Pro.

Step 3. In switched off stage.  Boot into the TWRP Recovery mode by pressing “Volume Down + Power” buttons together.

Step 4. Once the phone is in TWRP recovery mode, Take a complete backup of your device.

Step 5. After the backup is done, Click on the install button, and Navigate to the SuperSU Zip file.

Step 6. Select the SuperSU Zip file and Swipe to Confirm Flash.

Step 7. Wait for the process to be completed and then reboot the device.

You have now successfully rooted your OnePlus 7 Pro.

To make sure the process has been successful, install the Root Checker app on your smartphone.

If you face any trouble following the process or have any doubts, do let us know in the comment section down below.

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