How to Install TWRP for OnePlus X



Folks, you can install TWRP for OnePlus X. OnePlus X is the first budget sort of smartphone from OnePlus. OnePlus X has great specifications and good camera for a price tag of INR 14,999.

It is running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset (old) clocked at 2.2GHz. OnePlus X has 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that is expandable via micro SD card slot. The build quality of OnePlus X is pretty amazing and it’s the most stylish phone that I have seen.

Proceed with Caution

In order to install the custom recovery on your OnePlus X,  You will need a set of drivers if your computer is unable to recognize your smartphone. Consider this link for installing drivers of OnePlus X.

Things you will need

Unlocked Bootloader – An unlocked bootloader is essential for this process. I have already prepared a guide to unlock the bootloader of your device. Click here if you want to refer.

OnePlus USB drivers – Windows might detect your phone, but in case if it’s unable to do so. Click here to install USB drivers.

ADB Drivers – Install ADB and Fastboot drivers on your Windows computer. Click here.

TWRP for OnePlus X – Download links are available in the end. Don’t try this on any other smartphone except for the OnePlus X.

Steps How to Install TWRP for OnePlus X

  1. First of all, enable USB debugging on your phone.
  2. Download the TWRP img file from the links below.
  3. Rename the file from “TWRP” to “recovery”
  4. Boot your smartphone into bootloader mode. Turn off your phone, then hold Volume Up + Power key together to boot into bootloader mode.
  5. Connect your smartphone to your PC.
  6. Just open the path where you have installed ADB and Fastboot drivers. It is usually C:\\adb.
  7. Inside the directory hold shift and right click. Select “open command window here
    ADB Setup
  8. Type “fastboot devices” to check if your smartphone is connected.
    Fastboot devices
  9. Type “fastboot flash recovery recovery.img” which will flash TWRP on OnePlus X
  10. After successfully flashing the recovery. Type “fastboot reboot” to reboot OnePlus X.

Download Links