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