In this article, I will show you step by step, How to install custom Rom on Oneplus 6t. I’ve outlined the entire process in plain English below.
After a huge success of OnePlus 5T, Oneplus Finally launched OnePlus 6t. Oneplus 6t comes with edge to edge display and the indisplay fingerprint scanner, Which is one of the most trending feature of this year.
Custom Rom is best thing in Android Os. If you are not happy with the oneplus 6t OS or user experience then you can always install any other Custom Roms of your choice and give your phone a fresh new look. In this guide we are going to share step by step guide on How To Install Custom ROM on Oneplus 6t
About Oneplus 6t:
Here is the quick specifications of newly Launched Oneplus 6t
Display: The Oneplus 6T comes with 6.41″ (16.28 cm) display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.
Processor: This phone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 845 SoC.
RAM: There are two variants of this phone 6GB and 8GB RAM.
Internal storage: The 6GB options will come with 64GB of internal storage while the 8GB variant will come with 128GB of internal storage.You can expand storage by using Micro sd card Upto 400GB.
Rear camera: The Oneplus 6t comes with 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Primary Cameras.
Front camera: On front side Oneplus 6T gets an 24 MP sensor.
Battery: The device has 3,700mAh battery capacity.
Software: OnePlus 6T run a version of OxygenOS based on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.
WHAT IS CUSTOM ROM?
It is completely Customize Operating Software,which is developed by android developer according to their requirements, it is developed according to the user’s requirements, it improves the backup of Battery and the performance of the phone.
This is not an official software of any kind and neither Google nor Google makes this rom. it is developed by third party developer, so they do not claim its security.
You have to install custom ROMs itself after rooting your phone and you will get all the customizable feature of Rom on your phone.
Developer makes these operating system and upload it on internet so that any user can download custom rom for their device. This Custom ROM is been updated regularly by the community and developers where they fix all the bugs related reports. The advantage of custom rom is you can give a new look and new features to your phone by just installing these Roms.
Advantages of installing custom ROM on the Oneplus 6t :
- Avenue to upgrade old smartphone to new android OS.
- Get quick update.
- overclock or underclock your device.
- create Nandroid Backups.
- various battery optimizations.
- They bring better performance.
- Extend the Life of your Phone
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Disadvantages of installing custom ROM on the Oneplus 6t :
- The custom rom may contain bugs.
- The rom file may be corrupted.
- The rom may be of another device.
- Chances of bricking of device.
- Unstable roms may affect device usage.
- May allow viruses into your phone (very rarely happens).
How To Install Custom ROM on Oneplus 6T?
STEP 1 ~ BACKUP IMPORTANT DATA
First of all take full backup of your smartphone. Like if you have some important photos, Music, videos or document on your phone then please take backup of those file first. Because installing any custom rom will wipe your phone data. You can read this guide on How to take Full Backup of Your phone.
STEP 2 ~ UNLOCK YOUR BOOTLOADER
First of all if you want to flash any custom thing on your device, Then you need to unlock bootloader of your OnePlus 6T first. If you haven’t unlocked the bootloader of your Oneplus 6 device, Then please read the given below guide.
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STEP 3 ~ INSTALL TWRP RECOVERY ON ONEPLUS 6T
As you all know if you want to flash SuperSu or Magisk on your phone to root the device. You must have to install any custom recovery on your phone to flash these files. I have already posted a complete guide on How to install TWRP recovery on Oneplus 6T.
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- Download the TWRP image file on your computer.
- Now you have to enable developer option on your phone.
- Enable “OEM Unlocking” in Developer Options.
- Enable “Advanced Reboot” in Developer Options.
- Now Boot your phone into fastboot mode.
- Open a command prompt in the platform-tools folder inside of your Fastboot installation directory.
- Now you have to enter the given below commands to check that your phone is properly connected or not.
- Drag the TWRP image file to command window and hit enter.
- Now on your phone type password or PIN into TWRP prompt.
- Next you have to swipe the slider to allow modifications.
- Tap “Install,” then select the TWRP ZIP from your Download folder.
- Done!! Reboot your phone.
STEP 4 ~ Root Your Oneplus 6T
Now as you have unlocked the bootloader and installed TWRP on your oneplus 6t. The next step is to root your device, So after That we can easily install any Custom Rom on our phone.If you have not rooted your phone yet. Then please read our complete guide given below.
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STEP 5 ~ Download a Custom ROM
Now you need a custom rom to flash on your phone. Make sure to download the suitable version of Rom which is compatible with your device. Because all rom is not compatible with every device.
The ROM will download as a .zip file. You have to save it or place it into phone internal storage. If selected custom Rom don’t comes with gapps the here is a guide on How to install Gaps on android device.
STEP 6 ~ Boot into Twrp Mode
First of all power off your phone. Now After your phone is switched off, press power button and volume down button together.
STEP 7 ~ Backup Your Stock Firmware.
Now there you will see many options in recovery mode. Firstly you have to take backup of your Stock firmware. Because in case if anything goes wrong while installing custom Rom on oneplus 6t. You can always install your stock Firmware.
STEP 8 ~ Install Custom ROM.
Now finally it’s time to install Custom ROM on Oneplus 6t. Go to Install. Then choose Zip file from internal storage >select the .zip file.
- Then swipe to confirm Flash.
Now it will take some time to flash the custom rom on oneplus 6t. Wait for some time and don’t touch your phone for a while.
After few minute the process will get completed. Just reboot your device now.
Congratulations finally you have successfully installed custom Rom on your Oneplus 6T.
Video Tutorial On How to install Custom Rom On OnePlus 6t
Friends, This was the complete guide on How To Install Custom ROM on Oneplus 6t. I hope this guide was clear enough to understand. If you have still any question regarding TWRP on Oneplus 6t, Then please comment down Below. Share this post if you find it helpful because Sharing is caring.