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[How To] Root the OnePlus One + TWRP DL Link

  1. magischerherbst
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 3, 2014

    magischerherbst , Jul 3, 2014 :
    Oh, when I saw this thread showing up among the recent threads I thought Patrich Hill is back.
    But sadly no.
     

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  2. Luv4greenleaves
    Froyo Jul 3, 2014

    Luv4greenleaves , Jul 3, 2014 :
    Wow.... This would be awesome to have TWRP and still get Ota updates... However on xda I saw a few people state you wouldn't get Ota updates....
     

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  3. Deactivated User
    Jul 3, 2014


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  4. amjad_2020
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 3, 2014


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  5. uzamhusssain
    Gingerbread Jul 3, 2014


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  6. tony1208
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 3, 2014


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  7. housry23
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 3, 2014

    housry23 , Jul 3, 2014 :
    You can, but you have to go into developer settings and uncheck the update CM recovery option or the update will either fail or twrp will be replaced by stock recovery.
     

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  8. Innomi
    Honeycomb Jul 23, 2014

    Innomi , Jul 23, 2014 :
    So if i am correct.
    So fastboot trwp will temp unlock bootloader simply to root the phone?
    That means my fone will not be reset/whiped true?
    Like with other options where you first unlock bootloader etc.
    Or am i wrong?
     

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  9. TheRad1
    Honeycomb Aug 2, 2014

    TheRad1 , Aug 2, 2014 :
    Had the phone for a week and it's been great but the time has come to root and get VFA apk on here! Rooted in recovery with the fastboot method and only "boot" not "flash" TWRP. Kept stock recovery for now so as to get any OTAs that maybe coming. And although the Audio Fx app was ok it doesn't match the tweak-ability of Viper! Going to install Xposed just for the multi-window and then this phone is a complete beast!

    That is correct and exactly what I did here.
     
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  10. bartje01
    Gingerbread Aug 15, 2014

    bartje01 , Aug 15, 2014 :
    Does anyone has sort of the same way, on the last OTA 30O this doesn't work anymore :(
     

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  11. BIGGS000
    Froyo Sep 7, 2014

    BIGGS000 , Sep 7, 2014 :
    I thought that by rooting your device you could then install CM. Since OPO comes preinstalled with CM, why should you have to root it? I saw some of the previous posts about some settings and/or apps that would be newly accessible due to rooting. Why aren't these already accessible on the OPO? Sorry for my confusion, I'm coming over from the dark side (iOS) and I'm only used to jailbreaking.
     

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  12. oofda33
    Eclair Oct 15, 2014

    oofda33 , Oct 15, 2014 :
    I performed this but...is there anyway to reverse it to put the OPO back to the way it was originally?
     

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  13. dharmil007
    Donut Nov 14, 2014

    dharmil007 , Nov 14, 2014 :

    Because rooting introduces you to the new amazing world of android.
    In iOS you did JailBreaking, just to install paid apps as free and some other little customization.

    But in android you root, coz you want to flash and try different ROMS. Plus there are tons of other benefits too.
     

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  14. dharmil007
    Donut Nov 14, 2014


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  15. LukasMHD
    Cupcake Nov 20, 2014

    LukasMHD , Nov 20, 2014 :
    I have a problem, i waned to root my OPO and I think Idid everything I was supposed to do.
    I did the adb and fastboot stuff (both eventually recognised the device). Then i flashed the twrp recovery and tried to start into recovery but my phone is stuck on the 1+ powered by android screen... I really don't know what to do, i redid every stepp at least 10 times (always returning my phone to stock)... once I had another screen where I had glitchy rainbow colors for a sec before the phone went black .. any help is hugely appreciated
     

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  16. calogero
    Eclair Dec 18, 2014


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  17. m4nukum4r
    Froyo Dec 18, 2014

    m4nukum4r , Dec 18, 2014 :
    @calogero @dhalmiyou need to use "fastboot oem unlock" in the bootloader before you do that and here is a WARNING: it will wipe your device
     

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  18. calogero
    Eclair Dec 18, 2014


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  19. barretta
    Froyo Dec 20, 2014

    barretta , Dec 20, 2014 :
    Thank you.
    After footing my opo will receive ota update or must do manually? And there is a way to root with linux andò noto windows?
     

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  20. namana7879997568
    Donut Dec 20, 2014