Install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5 (OxygenOS Open Beta 6)

Good news for OnePlus 5 Users, Latest Android 8.1 Oreo update for OnePlus 5 is now available for download. The OnePlus 5 Android 8.1 Update is an official build and rolling out as OxygenOS Open Beta 6. If you want to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5 or want to Update OnePlus 5 to Android 8.1 Oreo then Download OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 5 from below and install it manually.

OnePlus 5 OxygenOS Open Beta 6 build not only brings the latest Android 8.1 Oreo but also bring February 2018 security patch and lots of new features. OnePlus 5 Android 8.1 Oreo update is about 1.6GB in size and soon will be available for all users. Follow below guide to Download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo On OnePlus 5.

Install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5 (OxygenOS Open Beta 6)

The update is an “OxygenOS Open Beta” and you will receive the OTA if you are in previous Open Beta build else you have to flash it manually via ADB Sideload. After flashing OxygenOS Open Beta 6 on OnePlus 5 you will continue getting the OTA. Download OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 5 to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5.

OnePlus 5 Android 8.1 Oreo Changelogs –

  • System
    • Upgraded system to Android™ 8.1 Oreo™
    • Added more clock styles for ambient display
    • Updated Android security patch to 2018-02
  • Phone
    • Added New auto pick up gesture – answer incoming call by raising the phone
    • Added global roaming solution
  • Gaming Mode
    • Added new optimizations in gaming mode for immersive gaming experience including
    • Notifications blocking, power saving and pausing adaptive brightness
  • OnePlus Switch
    • Supported data migration for application backup

Note: –

  • This method is only for the OnePlus 5.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It will not erase your data, but still, we advise you to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Download OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 5

Download OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 5

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5

Method 1 – 

1) Download Open Beta 6 ROM for OnePlus 5 from above and copy the file to internal storage.

2) Now Reboot your phone into recovery Mode by holding the power and volume down buttons simultaneously.

3) Choose “Install from internal storage/Install from local“.

4) Now find your .zip file and click on “Install” to confirm.

5) Done.

Method 2 – 

1) Enable ‘USB debugging’ option from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

3) Download ADB and fastboot driver for windows or ADB and Fastboot for Mac and install it on your PC.

4) Download the OxygenOS Open Beta 6 OTA zip file for OnePlus 5 from above Copy ROM to a folder where adb installed.

5) Now Turn Off your phone and boot into recovery mode.

3) Choose Install from USB

4) Now Connect your phone to Laptop/PC

5) On ADB folder press shift+right click and click on open command here.

6) Now check your connection by typing the below command

adb devices

 if your device is listed, you’re ready to flash the ROM

7) Flash the OxygenOS Open Beta 6 on OnePlus 5 by typing below command

adb sideload File Name.zip

8) Now wait until the process completes and then Reboot the phone.

9) Done!

This is the easiest way to Download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5. Let us know your thoughts about OnePlus 5 Android 8.1 Oreo update in the comments below. Stay connected with us via FacebookTwitter, and Google Plus to read more such helpful posts.

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Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

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