How To Root OnePlus One-Rooting Guide

Rooting for OnePlus One? everyone definitely ask this question. Because OnePlus One comes pre built with CyanogenMod. If you want root access to install root only apps or installing a other ROM on your OnePlus One requires root access. This simple guide helps you to root your OnePlus One easily. This process requires a Windows PC to start the process.

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Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. Thetechhacker will not be responsible if your device gets damaged during the process.

Pre Requisites

OnePlus One ToolKit

How To Root One PlusOne-Rooting Guide

1.First download and install Java, OnePlus One tool kit and ADB Drivers on your Windows machine.

2.Now go to settings-> About Phone and tap on the build number repeatedly to get developer mode.

3.Here enable Android debugging mode to allow adb interface on USB connection.

4.Now connect the phone to yout PC using USB.

5.On the OnePlus One tool kit click on “Enter fastboot/recovery mode.

6.Now click on the “Unlock Bootloader option, here your device will reboot.

7.After rebooting re-enable Android Debugging.

8.Now click on the “Flash” option in OnePlus One tool kit.

9.Here a pop up option appears on screen and select TWRP and click on Download.

OnePlus One TWRP Flash

10.Next close the cmd and click on “Flash”.

11.Again in the main user interface click on “Boot”.

12.Now here again TWRP and click on Boot.

13.Here on the phone click reboot option.

14.Next tap on System option and swipe to install SuperSU.

15.Here give sufficient permissions to install SuperSU, on the SuperSU options install the SU binary in Normal mode.

For the confirmation check the SuperSU app in the device or install the Root Checker app.

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

1 Comment
  1. Reply
    mchassy Dec 22, 2014 at 3:41 pm


    The tool get nabbed by my AVG antivirus as an identity theft tool.

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