In this guide, we will show you the steps to install OTA updates on your rooted OnePlus 10 Pro. The OEM has been in some turbulence lately, mainly due to its decision to ditch the ColorOS in favor of its internal OxygenOS. However, despite all those fiascos, there’s no denying the fact that its devices are best suited to developers, thanks in large part to the underlying Qualcomm chipset. [for EDL Mode] and the MSM tool that allows us to easily unlock the device by flashing the OFP firmware.
Speaking of custom development, it’s the ability to gain administrative privileges that have always been at the top of the priority queue for many users. However, the main problem arises when an update is about to arrive. While you might still get an OTA, you wouldn’t be able to install it the conventional way as it could lead to a boot loop or soft brick. So what’s the right way out? Well, we’ll use your device’s idle slot to get this job done. So without further ado, let’s get started with the steps to install OTA updates on your rooted OnePlus 10 Pro.
How to install OTA on OnePlus 10 Pro with root
Droidwin and its members would not be held responsible in the event of a thermonuclear war, if your alarm does not wake you up, or if something happens to your device and data by following the steps below. While the process will not erase the data on your device, it is still recommended that you make a backup beforehand. Also, before you begin, make sure you disable all modules installed on your device. Here’s how it could be done-
- Launch the Magisk app and go to the Modules section.
- Then disable the switch next to each of the modules.
- Finally, restart your device for the changes to take place.
METHOD 1: With full OTA access
- To get started, go to Settings> System> System Update
- Then download the OTA update that has arrived.
- Once downloaded, do not restart your device.
- Now launch the Magisk app and tap Install next to Magisk.
- Next, select Install on an inactive slot [After OTA].
- Then tap Let’s Go and wait for the process to complete.
- Once done, hit the Restart Now button. That’s all.
- Your rooted device will now boot with the newly updated operating system.
METHOD 2: With incremental OTA access
- Launch the Magisk app, tap Uninstall Magisk and choose Restore Pictures.
- Magisk will now restore the stock boot.img file that was backed up during the rooting process.
- Once done, go to Settings> System> System Update and download the OTA update that has arrived.
- Once downloaded, do not restart your device. Rather, launch the Magisk app.
- Then tap Install next to Magisk. Next, select Install on an inactive slot [After OTA].
- Finally, tap Let’s Go and wait for the process to complete. Once done, hit Restart Now.
- Your device will now boot with the newly updated OS, with persevered root.
That’s all. These were the steps to install OTA updates on your rooted OnePlus 10 Pro. If you have any questions about the steps mentioned above, let us know in the comments. We will get back to you as soon as possible with a solution.