OnePlus Open TWRP Recovery and How to Root Guide

Welcome! On this page, we’ll help you install TWRP Recovery on your OnePlus Open device, also known as Hedwig. We’ve provided both written instructions and a video tutorial to guide you through the process. But before you begin, please note that you’ll need to unlock your device’s bootloader. Device manufacturers often lock the bootloader for security reasons, so you’ll need to unlock it in order to install any third-party files. Once you’ve unlocked the bootloader, you’ll be able to install TWRP Custom Recovery on your device, which will allow you to root your device, take Nandroid backups, restore your system, wipe out data and cache, and more. So, make sure you download the required files and then follow our instructions to install TWRP Recovery on your OnePlus Open device.

OnePlus Open TWRP Recovery and How to Root Guide

OnePlus Open Device Overview:

The OnePlus Open features an inner folding LTPO Flexi-fluid AMOLED screen on the OnePlus Open with Dolby Vision. This 7.82-inch display boasts a maximum brightness of 2800 nits and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The cover screen is almost as impressive, boasting a 6.31-inch LTPO Super Fluid OLED display with Dolby Vision, 120 Hz refresh rate, and Ceramic Guard for added protection.

Built on 4nm technology, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset runs this device. It also has 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of impressive storage space. It uses UFS 4.0 to speed up data access and transmission.

There are multiple camera arrangements on the OnePlus Open, with a main triple-camera setup being the most noticeable. This configuration has a 48 MP wide camera, a 3X 64 MP telephoto camera, and a 48 MP ultrawide camera with a 114-degree field of view. Selfies and video calls are a breeze with the 32 MP outer front camera and 20MP inner front camera.

The OnePlus Open boasts a powerful battery life thanks to its 4805mAh cell. It supports 67W wired charging, thus you can get from 1% to 100% in around 42 minutes.

The OnePlus Open costs $1,699.99, C$3,479.00, and ₹139,999, which is around the same as other folding smartphones on the market. The device shipped with OxygenOS 13.2 based on Android 13 on board and is promised to get four years of major OS updates and five years of security updates.

TWRP Recovery and its Advantages

Team Win Recovery Project is an open-source software custom recovery image for Android-based devices. It provides a touchscreen-enabled interface that allows users to install third-party firmware and back up the current system which is functions often unsupported by stock recovery images. – Wikipedia

Advantages of TWRP Recovery:

  • You can flash Custom ROM on OnePlus Open using TWRP
  • You can flash modding zip files to customize your phone
  • Easy to flash and use Xposed Modules using TWRP
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
  • You can install Magisk on OnePlus Open
  • Easy to Create and Restore Nandroid Backup using TWRP Recovery.
  • Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  • You can flash the image file using TWRP Recovery on OnePlus Open
  • Easy to remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery on OnePlus Open.
  • To underclock and overclock.
  • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data.

Steps to Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus Open (Hedwig)

Before going to the TWRP installation process, make sure to follow all the pre-requirements mentioned below properly.


TWRP Recovery Details

File Name TWRP Recovery
Support Unknown
Version Latest
Developer FoxyDrew

Download TWRP Recovery


GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any kind of damage or error that occurs to your device while/after installing the files or following this guide. Make sure to take a complete backup before doing anything. Do this at your own risk.

Install TWRP via ADB and Fastboot Tool

After downloading all the required files, drivers, and tools, follow the installation process.

  • First of all, enable the Developer Options and USB Debugging mode on your device.
  • Head over to the device Settings > System > About Phone > then tap on the Build Number seven times to enable Developer options mode.
  • Now, go to the Developer options in the Settings menu and turn on the toggle to enable USB debugging.
  • Next, open the ADB & Fastboot folder on your computer. Then press and hold the Shift key and right mouse click to open the command window.adb command window
  • Turn off your device > Press and hold the Volume Up + Power button together for a few seconds to enter into Fastboot mode.
  • Connect your device with the PC via a USB cable and type the following code on the command windows and hit enter:
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now, your device is connected successfully as a fastboot device.
  • Type the following command and hit enter to check the fastboot device is connected or not:
fastboot devices
  • Download the correct image file and copy the file into the same folder as your adb and fastboot binaries. Rename the image to twrp.img and type:
    fastboot boot twrp.img
  • Now, in order to install TWRP Recovery on your phone permanently, type the following command and press enter:
fastboot flash recovery twrpname.img
  • To just boot, you can use the command fastboot boot twrpname.img
  • That’s it. You’ve successfully installed the TWRP Recovery on the OnePlus Open device. Now, you have to flash the Root.

What is Root?

Smartphone Rooting is the unofficial way to enable an administrator or superuser access to your device system and subsystem. Therefore, the user can easily tweak, change, edit, or delete system files and apps easily.

With the help of rooting, you can uninstall bloatware, increase device performance, reduce battery draining, install Xposed modules, and more. However, smartphone rooting will void the device warranty and you may not get software OTA updates anymore. An improper way of rooting can also brick your device easily. Therefore, make sure to follow the guide properly.

The advantage of Rooting:

  • You can get access to all files on your OnePlus Open, even the files present in the root directory of your phone.
  • You can increase the performance of your OnePlus Open by overclocking.
  • By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking the OnePlus Open.
  • Uninstall Bloatware on OnePlus Open.
  • You can block Ads on any Android applications such as Youtube and other game-related applications.

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  • By Rooting OnePlus Open, you can View, Edit, or Delete any system file inside the root directory.
  • You can install the Xposed Framework and many Xposed module support.

Steps to Root OnePlus Open

Guide to Root OnePlus Open via SuperSU

Guide to Root OnePlus Open via Magisk

We assume that this full-depth installation guide will be helpful to you. For any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.

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