[How to] Root OnePlus One running on Cyanogen OS 12

OnePlus One sports a 5.5″ 1080×1920 JDI display. It’s powered by a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and 3GB of RAM. Storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. Other features include a 13MP camera, 3100mAh battery, dual front speakers and StyleSwap replaceable back covers. On the software side, the OnePlus One runs a version of Cyanogenmod with a unique modified user interface.

OnePlus recently resumed seeding the Cyanogen OS 12 update for the One. It will update the device to Andriod Lollipop. A good news for OnePlus One users is that XDA member, CraZY_BoY^ has created the pre-rooted ROM for this device. It is the same ROM with same build number with root access added. If you want to gain root access on OnePlus One running on Android Lollipop, follow the guide below.


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[How to] Root OnePlus One

OnePlus One was launched by a start up company earlier this year. It offered specs of the high end device around the $300 price. It was marketed by them as the “Flagship Killer”. It ran on the version of CyanogenMod which had a very unique interface. The launch was few month ago and since then, many developments have taken place. Previously, we saw how to install TWRP recovery on the OnePlus One. In this tutorial, we will see how to root the OnePlus One. Follow the steps given below.


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