For the OnePlus 5 users, the year 2017 was great. In last week of December, the Oneplus team releases the official update of OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 5 Android Smartphone. The new firmware based on Android 8.1 Oreo is the first official Oreo builds for OnePlus 5. Well, many users have already upgraded to the OxygenOS Open Beta 6 by rooting their phone. But, this is the official update by the company.
This latest Oreo update brings many new features to the OnePlus 5 users like the upgraded launcher, new UI design, optimizations for photo quality, and a beauty effect for the preloaded Portrait mode and lots more. After upgrading your phone with this OS, your device will become faster as compared to Google Pixels.
So, if you want to upgrade your OnePlus 5 with the latest OxygenOS Open Beta 6 oreo update, then this article will provide you the proper guide with the help of which you can easily download and update OxygenOS Open Beta 6 in your OnePlus 5 Phone. Whether you have rooted or non-rooted phone, this method will work fine with both.
Download OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 5
Note: Before starting the Guide, the most important thing which you have to keep in mind is that this process is only for OnePlus 5 Mobile Phone. If you try to experiment it on another model, then your phone will be converted to brick. Also, take the backup of your phone and make sure that your phone has enough battery to install this OxygenOS Open Beta 6 update.
OnePlus 5 OxygenOS Open Beta 6 Changelogs
Before going to the installing process, here is the list of changelogs of OxygenOS Open Beta 6 from the previous version.
- System Updated to Android 8.1 Oreo.
- February 2018 Security Update.
- More clock styles are added for ambient display.
- Auto pick-up gesture by Phone. Answer an incoming call by raising the phone.
- Support for migrating application data in OnePlus Switch app.
- Supported data migration for application backup.
- Added new optimizations in gaming mode for immersive gaming experience including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness.
- Optimized full-screen gesture support (this is only for 5T).
- General bug fixes and improvements.
There is one important thing to note. It is a Beta software, so it may contain some bugs and may not be stable as stable OxygenOS firmware. But, if you still want to install it for testing, then follow the instructions properly and carefully.
Install OnePlus 5 OxygenOS Open Beta 6 Update on OnePlus 5
There are two methods to install OxygenOS Open Beta 6 on OnePlus 5. The one method is to flash the new Beta build using the Local Upgrade option in the Settings and the other one is by using TWRP recovery. But in this article, I am going to display only one method i.e. TWRP one.
Step 1: First, you have to download the Open Beta 6 full ROM ZIP from the link provided in the download section.
Step 2: Now, you have to connect your phone to the PC using the USB cable.
Step 3: Enable the file transfer mode in your phone.
Step 4: Copy the downloaded Open Beta 6 full ROM ZIP file to the phone’s internal memory.
Step 5: Now, power off your OnePlus 5 and Boot into TWRP Recovery Mode.
Step 6: If you’re using a ROM other than OxygenOS, go to “Wipe” -> “Advanced Wipe”. Select the following partitions and swipe the button on the screen. (This is the optional step)
Step 7: Now, go to the Install option.
Step 8: Navigate to the internal storage and select ZIP file which we have transferred.
Step 9: Finally, swipe the button on the screen to install OnePlus 5 OxygenOS Open Beta 6 update.
Step 10: Once the flashing process will complete, finally Reboot your device.
Now, you have successfully installed the OxygenOS Open Beta 6 ROM on your OnePlus 5 Device.
So with the help of this method, you can quickly update your Rooted Oneplus 5 with latest OxygenOS Open Beta 6 firmware. This is all for this article. Hope you have successfully updated your OnePlus 5 Device with the OxygenOS Open Beta 6.
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