OnePlus released Oxygen OS Open Beta 1 based on Android 8.0 Oreo today for the OnePlus 5. So we hope that you have some free time in this weekend from your busy schedule to update this beta official update and get the experience of latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS on your own device. This latest update is a stable build and brings many new features like picture-in-picture, auto-fill, Parallel Apps, notification dots, new Quick Settings design, Smart text selection and much more. OnePlus rolled out this update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means not all users can get the update at the same time. If the Android 8.0 Oreo Oxygen OS 5.0 Beta 1 official update yet not reach in your region and you are excited to flash this OTA update on your OnePlus 5 then still you can install it manually by following this simple step by step guide.
We are excited to announce that Android 8.0 Oreo Oxygen OS 5.0 Beta 1 official update is ready to download and install on your OnePlus 5 which brings tons of new features, changes, and customization, along with October 2017 Android security patches. Keep in mind that the update is still in beta stage so you may face some bugs. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing this Oxygen OS Open Beta 1 Android 8.0 Oreo official update on your OnePlus 5 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the rooted and cleaned Oxygen OS Beta Update can be used for the OnePlus 5 devices only. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. It is recommended to check the model number of your device first.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the OnePlus 5 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve properly installed the OnePlus 5 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Your device should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your OnePlus 5 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the device is above 80% before going ahead.
How to Update OnePlus 5 to Oxygen OS Open Beta 1 Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware:
Step No 1: First, setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC.
Step No 2: Download the Oxygen OS Open Beta 1 Android 8.0 Oreo official file on the desktop of your PC from the above-given link and rename it to ota.zip
Step No 3: Next, Enable USB Debugging on your Oneplus 5 by navigating to Setting > Developer Options.
Step No 4: Connect your OnePlus 5 to your PC/laptop.
Step No 5: Open the folder where you have placed the downloaded OTA.zip file and open command windows within the folder.
Step No 6: Type the following command and hit Enter to reboot your phone into Recovery Mode.
adb reboot recovery
Step No 7: Select the “Install from USB” option in Recovery Mode.
Step No 8: Type the following command and hit Enter.
adb sideloaded ota.zip
Step No 9: The installation process will be initiated, so wait for the installation process to be completed. Once the process is finished, select reboot from the main Recovery Menu.
Done! You have successfully installed the OxygenOS Open Beta 1 Android 8.0 Oreo update on OnePlus 5.