OnePlus 3 launched recently, and TWRP 3.0.0 Recovery for Oneplus 3 is already available. OnePlus 3 is a flagship killer from OnePlus, which will be available in the market soon. Now you can Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Oneplus 3 as soon as you get a device on hand. Oneplus 3 comes with OxygenOS based on Android Marshmallow. But you can flash CyanogenMod based custom ROMs anytime after you root oneplus 3 and install custom recovery on oneplus 3. Thanks to the OnePlus forum Recognized Developer Grarak, who build and release TWRP for OnePlus 3. Follow this guide to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 3.

Root and Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 3

If you are planning to buy OnePlus 3, then you can root OnePlus 3 and install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 3. But for that, you need to Unlock its bootloader first (Check how to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus 3). TWRP recovery got updated with material designed to TWRP 3.0.0. That means you can install the latest TWRP 3.0.0 on OnePlus 3. Here is the step by step guide to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 3. Read the below note carefully before you Install TWRP 3.0.0 Recovery on OnePlus 3. Also, check the benefits of rooting from below.

Some benefits of Rooting –

  • You can install custom ROM and custom kernel on your device for faster and better performance.
  • Block Ads in apps with the help of ad blocker.
  • After you root Oneplus 3 and install custom recovery on Oneplus 3, you can install Xposed Framework to customize your device
  • Increase performance and battery life by killing background process automatically.
  • You can use Titanium Backup to restore all of your apps and data.
  • You can uninstall bloatware (Pre-installed Apps)


  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It will erase all your personal data including data of internal storage, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Files required to Root and Install Custom Recovery on Oneplus 3 –

How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 3

Install TWRP on OnePlus 3 –

1) First enable USB debugging from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

Usb debugging and OEM Unlocking

2) Now go to installation directory open ADB folder and open the command window thereby pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder.

cmd 6

3) Now connect your phone to PC and reboot the device into fastboot mode by typing

adb reboot bootloader

4) You are in Fastboot mode now to check your connection by entering below command in command prompt. It will return your device serial number means your device properly connected. Check your driver if the above command is not responding.

fastboot devices

How to root k3 note

5) Type the below command correctly in command prompt and then press enter. It starts flashing recovery on your phone.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

fastboot recoveery

6) With above command, you installed the custom recovery on Oneplus 3.

Root Oneplus 3–

1) To Root Oneplus 3, first, download the SuperSu zip file from above.

2) Now save the SuperSu zip file to your phone.

3) Boot your device into Recovery mode (TWRP) by pressing ‘Volume Down + Power‘ button.

4) In TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select ‘’ to root Oneplus 3.

5) Swipe to install SuperSu and reboot your device. That’s it, you root Oneplus 3 and install custom recovery on Oneplus 3 successfully.

So this is the complete guide of how to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Oneplus 3 with easy steps. If you have any questions, then comment below.


Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.


  1. On twrp downloading page, it’s showing, twrp for micromax canvas, is it same for op3

  2. Hi
    I followed the instructions but I have this error

    C:\adb>adb reboot bootloader

    C:\adb>fastboot devices
    548ae37a fastboot

    C:\adb>fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
    target reported max download size of 536870912 bytes
    sending ‘recovery’ (17776 KB)…
    OKAY [ 0.395s]
    writing ‘recovery’…
    FAILED (remote: Partition flashing is not allowed)
    finished. total time: 0.418s


    Any suggestions???
    Thank you

    • Did you unlock your Bootloader?
      Did you enable ‘OEM unlocking’ and ‘USB debugging’ option?

  3. I had d same problem. Can’t find d solution .any help would be appreciated.

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