How To Root Oppo K1 and Install TWRP Recovery


How To Root Oppo K1 – Root process is used for phone users who want to have more access to their smartphone. And of course to root there is a separate way to do it, whether it’s with a PC or without a PC. In this article I have provided the tutorial and root download for the Oppo K1 below.


Oppo K1 is one of the newest smartphones introduced by Oppo in October. This smartphone has a notch with screen measuring 6.4 inches, and resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.

Oppo K1 comes with a Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 processor which runs on an Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260) and Adreno 512. Oppo K1 runs on Color OS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

Oppo K1 has comes with 4/6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. One of the attractions offered by Oppo is the presence of two cameras on the rear with cheap price at about only 250 Euro.

How To Root Oppo K1
How To Root Oppo K1

This dual camera carries a 16 MP f/1.7 PDAF and 2 MP depth sensor which is equipped with LED Flash. While the selfie camera use 25 MP with HDR. Other spesifications and features of Oppo K1 are Super AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, microUSB 2.0, 3600 mAh Li-Ion battery.

Note: This process will completely wipe everything from your phone, so I suggest you to first backup your important data.


How To Install TWRP on Oppo K1

Before we started this root process, you should make sure your Oppo K1 is already unlocked. If your Oppo K1 is not unlocked yet, you can visit here to unlock bootloader Oppo K1.

TWRP itself is a custom recovery to not only give rooting for your Android, but it’s also a place to flash another ROM or mod for your phone. Now, if you’re sure already unlocked your Oppo K1, then download the necessary file below.


Now follow this step to start proceeded.

STEP #1. Extract the TWRP file that have you downloaded then install Minimal ADB Fastboot. Now copy file twrp-oppok1.img to C:\Program Files (x86)\ Minimal ADB and Fastboot.

After that, copy file and SuperSU or Magisk to your sdcard or USB OTG (Note: don’t copy this file to your internal storage, you need an external sdcard or USB OTG).

STEP #2. Hold down the Shift key and right-click on the blank area in the folder and then select “Open command window here” or “Open PowerShell window here”.

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Open Command Window Here

STEP #4. The CMD or PowerShell window will open, after that connect the phone to the PC using a USB cable. Try to use the original USB cable of the cellphone.

STEP #5. After the Oppo K1 is detected by a PC, its time to enter fastboot mode by typing.

adb reboot botloader

Step # 6 . After entering fastboot mode, type the following command to install TWRP Recovery Oppo K1.

fastboot flash recovery twrpoppok1.img

Step # 7 . After that, reboot the phone by typing the command.

fastboot boot recovery twrproppok1.img

Congratulations, now your phone has TWRP installed properly and correctly, then the next step is to do the root process as shown below.

How To Root Oppo K1

Now I’ll assume that you have installed TWRP on your phone and now you are at TWRP screen. Now follow the next step to root Oppo K1.


STEP #1. At first, you maybe noticed that your phone asking for password that you never created and thus make you freaking out. But just relax, you only need to click “Cancel” and viola!, TWRP finally open.

STEP #2. Now after finally open, TWRP will ask your permission to modified system, then you should give the TWRP a required permission.

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STEP #3. After finally showed up, choose “Install” and maybe you will surprised that your internal storage became 0, but once again you don’t need to worry. Now you must put your external sdcard or your USB OTG to your phone.

Go back to TWRP menu and choose “Reboot > Recovery” and wait until phone reboot to recovery, means reboot to TWRP.

STEP #4. After TWRP open, once again choose “Install” and now “Select Storage” and choose sdcard or USB OTG depends on what you’re using. Then search that you have copied before, flash it then back to back to TWRP menu and select Reboot > Recovery.

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Select storage on TWRP

STEP #5. Now, once again check your internal storage, if it’s still show as 0 then you must Wipe it by using Wipe menu and select Data. You must wipe to make your internal storage back again.


STEP #6. If your internal storage is back to normal again, it’s time for you to install SuperSU or Magisk from your external sdcard or USB OTG. To do it, you must back to TWRP menu and choose Install just like flash Noverity file before.

Also don’t forget to install again if your storage is 0 and you already Wipe it.

After all process completed, you can finally reboot your Oppo K1 to system. But reminder that this time, a reboot time will be a little longer than usual, its normal anyway. But if it’s turns out that your phone is bootloop, you can try to flash Oppo K1. See you next time at

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