To unbrick OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T is easy. OnePlus is a “developer” phone in the first place. Its bootloader can be unlocked with a simple fastboot command and you are ready to “develop” ROMs or apps. This means OnePlus won’t be out of warranty if you “root” it, as rooting and unlocking the bootloader freely are a part of being a developer phone.
While trying to customize the phone, users often end up bricking their device. The device gets stuck in the boot loop, it doesn’t go ahead of the boot-logo. As a result, the phone fails to boot up. This means that the phone just got soft-bricked. You can solve this issue easily and unbrick oneplus 3t or 3 using the method below.
OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T boasts off the top-notch hardware of the time when this phone came out. OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T were warmly welcomed by the audience all across the world.
If you’ve bricked your OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T, it can easily be unbricked. A bricked OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T can easily get unbricked by using the OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T recovery tools. Just Perform the following steps.
- Download and Extract the Drivers (OnePlus 3 – OnePlus 3T)
- Download and Extract the Recovery Tool (OnePlus 3 – OnePlus 3T)
Unbricking OnePlus 3 or 3T
Firstly, Extract the driver and unbrick tool on your computer’s desktop.
Disable Driver Signature Verification on your computer if you are using Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. Here’s how
Now complete switch off OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T.
Press the volume up button for a few seconds and connect your phone to your PC using USB cable while keeping the button pressed. Release the key after connecting the phone.
If the device doesn’t appear as Qualcomm 9008 install drivers this way. Open Device Manager on your computer then click on Properties. Under properties, click on Device Manager. In the Device Manager, locate “Unknown Devices” and under this, you will find a device named “QHUSB_BULK”.
Right click on the QHUSB_BULK and then click on Update Device Software. In the Driver update panel, click on “ Choose manually option, navigate the folder where you extracted the Driver files and install the driver.
After installing the driver, the device will appear as “Qualcomm 9008”.
Now open the MSM Download Tool as administrator on your computer. Click on the start button appearing on the top left corner and let the tool fix your phone.
When finished, you can disconnect and Reboot your OnePlus device. Now you have successfully unbrick OnePlus 3 or 3T and fixed the bootloop problem. Comment below if you have any problems.