In this article you will learn how to root your OnePlus 6T using the popular Magisk rooting tool. OnePlus 6T is a minor update over its predecessor with just a few changes here and there. It has the Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6GB or 8GB of RAM and a fingerprint scanner underneath the AMOLED display.
If you want to root the OnePlus 6T, one of the best ways to do so is to install Magisk. Magisk is the most popular method of rooting Android phones at the moment. It is very easy to enable root with Magisk and it supports most Android phones including the OnePlus 6T.
Besides root, Magisk has other benefits as well. A big part of Magisk is the module system. You can install modules with different capabilities without having to flash any dangerous mods. All you have to do is to install modules and enable them through Magisk Manager.
How To Install Magisk and Root OnePlus 6T
To successfully flash Magisk and root your phone, you need to unlock your bootloader and install a custom recovery (TWRP is preferred). If you already have a custom recovery, then go ahead to the tutorial below. If you don’t have it installed, then follow this guide on how to install TWRP on the OnePlus 6T.
How To Install
- Turn off your phone. Press and hold the volume up and power keys at the same time. This will put your phone into bootloader mode.
- Press the volume up button until you see “Recovery”. Press the power button to select it. Now your phone will go into TWRP recovery mode.
- In recovery, go to Install and select “Magisk-v17.3.zip”. Swipe to flash the file.
- Restart your phone.
- Install Magisk Manager APK file.
Restart your phone one more time. Now you will have root access and you can manage root permissions and modules through Magisk Manager.