OnePlus 6T made a lot of hype this year during its release. A major reason for the hype was it entered the US market, by beginning partnership with T-Mobile. Usually, it happens that software updates come a little bit late if the device is carrier specific. Mostly, the unlocked international version gets access to software updates first. Now, obviously, T-mobile is a big name in itself and OnePlus has teamed up with an efficient carrier. Maybe some user wants to convert T-mobile OnePlus 6T to international OnePlus 6T so as to get access to faster updates. So, in this post, we will guide you on how to do the same.
OnePlus 6T is the latest 2018 flagship from OnePlus. It is available in the US with support from T-Mobile. The phone has an option for 6 and 8 GB of RAM with memory options starting from 128 GB up to 256 GB. The storage s non-expandable. 6T comes with dual rear camera of 16 MP +20 MP and front camera of 24 MP. New 6T has a 6.4 inches AMOLED display with water-droplet notch and glass back body. The 6T runs Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box with OxygenOS 9. We have put up the tutorial below to convert T-Mobile OnePlus 6T to International OnePlus 6T for your convenience. Check it out.
How To Convert T-Mobile OnePlus 6T to International OnePlus 6T
Before getting ahead with the process, you need to have a few tools with you and also follow some mandatory guidelines.
- You have unlock the bootloader on your OnePlus 6T.
- Install ADB/fastboot on your system
- Disable automatic updates in developer options upon boot to avoid soft brick.
- Do not update using the OTA files, you may face the soft brick issue.
- Take a full backup of your device before performing any modification
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking that may occur while following this modding. Do it at your own risk.
Steps to Convert T-Mobile OnePlus 6T to International OnePlus 6T
You have to download the fastboot flash partitions for OxygenOS 9.0.4 and 9.0.5. You can use any of the two ROM zips.
Steps to Convert
Step-1 extract the contents of any zip file you download from above.
Step-2 In each zip file there is images.zip as well as others_flashall.zip files. Extract both of them into the same folder as the rest of the original zip file.
Step-3 All image files, bat files, and adb files should be in one folder.
Step-4 Now boot your device into fastboot mode by using Vol+/vol- + Power button. Alternatively, you can use the command.
adb reboot bootloader
Step-5 Once in fastboot mode, run the bat file called flash-all-partitions-fastboot.bat.
Step-6 You will be asked whether you want to wipe the data. Press ‘Y’ to continue. Upon completion, the script should pause and say press enter to continue, it will not reboot your device.
Step-7 At the point no more flashing is taking place, simply use the power button and reboot the device.
So, that’s it. Now your T-Mobile OnePlus 6T is converted into international Oneplus 6T. We hope the guide was helpful to you.