T-Mobile OnePlus 6T can now be rebranded without unlocking the bootloader

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One of many massive storylines revolving across the OnePlus 6T has been the T-Cellular partnership. It is a massive deal within the US the place lots of people purchase their gadgets from carriers. The OnePlus 6T has had significantly better gross sales than earlier gadgets due to this, but it surely’s not all good. The T-Cellular mannequin has lagged behind with updates, however there are strategies for changing to the worldwide (i.e. non-T-Cellular) model.

The one downside with earlier strategies of changing the T-Cellular OnePlus 6T to a global ROM is you wanted an unlocked bootloader, which requires SIM unlock, which is one thing T-Cellular has been identified to be a ache about. In the event you used that methodology, it meant no HD DRM-protected movies from streaming providers akin to Netflix and Hulu, amongst different issues.

Fortunately, XDA Junior Member , together with Darkish Nightmare and iaTa‘s efforts, has shared a way for changing the T-Cellular OnePlus 6T to worldwide with out an unlocked bootloader/SIM unlock. You can be operating the identical software program because the unlocked OnePlus 6T and you may even be a part of the OxygenOS Open Beta program. The steps are outlined beneath, courtesy of AnonymousTipster.

Find out how to rebrand the T-Cellular OnePlus 6T

Observe: This course of will wipe your cellphone. Please backup your entire necessary information from the cellphone earlier than continuing.

  1. Obtain the OnePlus 6T MsmDownloadTool v4.0.58 (OOS v9.0.11) offered by iaTa
  2. Obtain the patched flasher instruments right here. The patches merely eliminated checks that enable all the pictures to be flashed on the OnePlus 6T. AnonymousTipster states they personally examined the “MsmDownloadTool V4.0_factory_patched.exe” however not the “MsmDownloadTool V4.0_factory_mcl_op1_patched.exe” variant. They are saying you are able to do a binary diff on the executables in opposition to the originals in case you’ve gotten any points trusting the information.
  3. Shut down your T-Cellular OnePlus 6T fully.
  4. Press and maintain the Quantity Up and Quantity Down keys concurrently.
  5. With these two buttons held down, plug in your USB twine to your PC.
  6. Guarantee that the USB drivers for Qcom obtain mode are put in and dealing (out there within the MSMDownloadTool thread).
  7. Extract the patched instruments executables to the identical listing the place you extracted the MSMDownloadTool.
  8. Run “MsmDownloadTool V4.0_factory_patched.exe.”
  9. Click on “Begin” if you’re prepared to start out patching the gadget.
  10. After about 5 minutes, it is going to end its job and reboot the gadget.
  11. Your cellphone will boot usually, however with no extra T-Cellular brand. As a substitute, you’ll see the OxygenOS generic brand.
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