OnePlus 2 was launched last year and since then many developers are working on tweaking this device. Earlier, we saw how to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus 2 and how to install custom TWRP recovery. In this tutorial, we will see how to root OnePlus 2. Once you gain root access, you can tweak this phone to a large extent by installing apps which require root access, removing bloat, installing MODs, and much more. A detailed guide on how to root OnePlus 2 is given below.


Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Android:


  • Device drivers installed
  • Bootloader unlocked
  • Custom Recovery like CWM or TWRP installed
  • Root zip file

Steps to root OnePlus 2:

  1. Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  2. Download the Root zip file and transfer it to the phone.
  3. Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
  4. Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
  5. Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Root zip file.
  6. After the process is complete, reboot the phone.

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