OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are two of the top flagship smartphones from OnePlus, known for their impressive specs and OxygenOS operating system which has made them popular among users who want a high-performance device. In addition to these features, OnePlus is also known for its active participation in custom development, allowing users to customize their devices even further.
One of the ways that users can customize their OnePlus 9 or OnePlus 9 Pro is by installing TWRP Recovery. TWRP, or Team Win Recovery Project, is an open-source custom recovery image that allows users to gain access to a wide range of additional features and tweaks. This can include rooting the device to gain access to even more customizations, as well as installing custom ROMs and other modifications.
In this guide, we will show you how to install TWRP Recovery on your OnePlus 9 or OnePlus 9 Pro running Android 13. The steps are straightforward and easy to follow, so you can quickly and easily gain access to all of the additional features and tweaks that TWRP has to offer. Let’s get started.
Step 1: Install Android SDK
The first step is to install the Android SDK Platform Tools on your computer. This will provide you with the necessary ADB and Fastboot binaries needed to proceed with the installation. Simply download the tools and extract them to a convenient location on your computer.
Step 2: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking
Next, you will need to enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking on your smartphone. These settings will allow your computer to recognize your device in ADB mode, and enable you to easily boot into Fastboot Mode.
To enable these settings, go to “Settings -> About Phone -> Tap on Build number 7 times -> Return to Settings -> System -> Developer Options -> Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.”
Step 3: Unlock Bootloader on your OnePlus 9 or 9 Pro
If you plan on rooting your device using Magisk, you will need to unlock the bootloader on your OnePlus 9 or 9 Pro. Keep in mind that this process will wipe your device’s data and may void its warranty.
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Step 4: Download TWRP with Android 13 encryption support
You can download TWRP with support for Android 13 data encryption from the link below:
Step 5: Boot your device to Fastboot mode
To boot your device into Fastboot Mode, connect it to your computer using a USB cable. Then, navigate to the platform-tools folder and type “CMD” in the address bar, followed by entering to launch the Command Prompt.
Next, enter the following command to boot your device into Fastboot Mode:
adb reboot bootloader
To verify the Fastboot connection, type the following command:
If you see your device’s ID followed by the “Fastboot” keyword, then your connection was successful.
Step 6: Install TWRP on your OnePlus device
If you already have a rooted device, you can use Magisk to install TWRP. Simply launch the Magisk app and go to the “Modules” section. Then, tap on “Install from Storage” and select the twrp.zip file. Once it is flashed, hit “reboot” to restart your OnePlus 9 or 9 Pro with TWRP installed.
If you want to root your device, simply boot into TWRP and flash the Magisk.zip file.
With these steps, you can easily install TWRP Recovery on your OnePlus 9 or 9 Pro running Android 13. This will open up a world of new possibilities for customizing and enhancing your device.