OnePlus 7T is the base variant in the 7T lineup, and it features impressive 90Hz AMOLED display. Also, it has the latest Snapdragon 855+ processor for best performance. If you are one of the lucky users that have OnePlus 7T and want to root it, then this guide is for you. Here you will know How to Root OnePlus 7T with Magisk.
Rooting is the process of modifying the device at the system level for advanced customizations. After rooting OnePlus 7T, you will have full control over your phone whether it’s removing pre-installed apps or change system settings. If you are one of the users who like to try various Custom ROMs and like the customization then you can root your OnePlus 7T by following this guide. Before we get to the main guide, let’s first see the OnePlus 7T specifications.
OnePlus 7T – Specifications
It features a 6.55-inch 90Hz Fluid AMOLED display with FHD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) resolution. 90Hz display is the main feature among all other features. OnePlus 7T runs on OxygenOS 10 based on Android 10 out of the box. The device powered with the latest Snapdragon 855+ processor which comes with integrated Adreno 640 GPU for ultimate gaming performance. It is coupled with 8GB RAM along with 128GB & 256GB internal storage option.
Talking about its cameras, it has a triple rear camera setup at the back. The triple camera setup includes a 48-megapixel main sensor, a 12-megapixel telephoto sensor, and a 16-megapixel ultrawide sensor. At the front, the device has a 16-megapixel single camera inside a dewdrop design. The device packs with a 3800mAh battery with 30W Warp charge support.
The performance is great, and its display is super smooth. And if you want to take the performance to the next level, then you can root your Oneplus 7T. After rooting it let you customize and change anything on your phone.
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How to Root OnePlus 7T
You can root your OnePlus 7T with two methods, and it is your choice to pick the best one according to your requirement. In the first method, you get to know to root OnePlus 7T without TWRP Recovery. And in the second method, we will use the TWRP Recovery to root OnePlus 7T.
You should be aware of all the risk involved in rooting any phone before applying the steps. If you have TWRP Recovery installed on your OnePlus 7T then you can follow the second method. But if you have the default stock recovery, then follow the first method. Make sure to follow up the prerequisites, which is an essential part of the process to root your phone.
- The bootloader must be unlocked on your phone (Follow this guide)
- TWRP Recovery should be installed (only for 2nd method)
- Take a full backup of your phone’s data
- Charge your phone to at least 50%
- Download Magisk Zip and Magisk Manager APK
- Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on your computer
- Download Patched boot image (if available for your OxygenOS version)
*Warning: We are not responsible if you brick or damage your phone. There are risks on bricking the device, so follow the same procedure as mentioned. First read all the steps and then replicate it.
Root OnePlus 7T with Magisk Only
Note: If you have the patched boot image then skip step 1 to step 7.
Step 1) Copy the Magisk APK on your phone storage. And install it on your phone.
Step 2) Download Stock ROM for your phone (the same version that is installed on your phone).
Step 3) Now extract the boot.img from the Stock ROM and copy the boot.img to phone storage.
Step 4) Open Magisk Manager on your phone and update it if available.
Step 5) Click on Install (first one) and then again click Install.
Step 6) Now in select method, choose ‘Select and Patch a File’. Browse and locate the boot.img on your phone.
Step 7) It will now patch the boot image, and the output will be saved in Download folder with name patched_boot.img.
Step 8) Now you have the Magisk patched boot image, copy it to your computer (C:\adb). Also, rename it to boot.img.
Step 9) Go to C:\adb and press Shift + Right click on an empty area and select ‘Open PowerShell window here’ or ‘Open Command window here’.
Step 10) Reboot OnePlus 7T into Bootloader Mode. Then connect your phone to PC while in Bootloader Mode.
Step 11) Enter the below command to install Magisk and Root OnePlus 7T.
fastboot flash boot boot.img
Step 12) After installing Magisk reboot phone into the System.
Step 13) Open Magisk Manager (install if not there) then follow the steps that Magisk Manager will prompt.
Step 14) The phone will auto reboot, and then you can enjoy the root feature on your OnePlus 7T.
It was the guide to root OnePlus 7T with Magisk only. And if you have a custom Recovery like TWRP Recovery, then follow the below guide.
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Root OnePlus 7T using TWRP & Magisk
Step 1) Make sure TWRP Recovery is installed on OnePlus 7T.
Step 2) Copy Magisk zip file to the phone storage.
Step 3) Turn off your phone.
Step 4) Long press Power + Volume Down button to boot into TWRP Recovery.
Step 5) In TWRP Recovery go to Install option and locate the Magisk zip.
Step 6) Swipe the slider to flash Magisk and root OnePlus 7T.
Step 7) After successful flashing, go back to TWRP home and select Reboot > System.
Step 8) After reboot open Magisk Manager App. If it is not in the App menu, then install the Magisk Manager APK.
Step 9) In Magisk Manager App, you can update both Magisk Manager and Magisk if available.
Step 10) That’s all, you have now successfully rooted your OnePlus 7T.
After rooting, you can use apps like Titanium Backup for a full backup. You can now uninstall system Apps & flash custom Boot Animation. It also lets you install Custom Kernels for better performance.
So there you have it the complete guide on how to root OnePlus 7T with Magisk and TWRP Recovery. If you have any issue while rooting, then let us know in the comment section. We will reply with the solution.