OnePlus devices have been getting regular updates from its manufacturer. Older devices like OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T are no exception. OnePlus came out with the OxygenOS 5.0.8 for OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T. Although not a major update, the OxygenOS 5.0.8 is more stable now. The all-new OxygenOS 5.0.8 update comes with improved Face Unlock along with improvements to file manager, weather, launcher, and gallery apps. The update is rolling out in a few regions and will be available across the globe in a few days. Follow the guide to Download and Install OxygenOS 5.0.3 for OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T (Full Rom + OTA)
The new rolling out update, the OxygenOS 5.0.8 for OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T is also coming out with a lot of improvements and features. The main features of the update include some major bug fixes which were available in the previous build, improvements in camera, and improvements in other apps. Other than all these the latest Android security patch is also included in the update. If you want then follow the guide to Update OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T to OxygenOS 5.0.8 manually.
The update started to roll out as an Over the Air or OTA update and many users have already received it. If you are a OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T user and didn’t receive the update, you will probably receive it in the coming days. You also have an option to download and flash the update manually. The steps to follow to do a manual flash of the update on to your OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T will be explained in this article.
What’s new in OxygenOS 5.0.8:
- Updated Android security patch to 2018.11
- Supported OnePlus Type-C Bullets Earphones
- General bug fixes and improvements
- Make sure that the USB drivers for your Android device are installed on the PC.
- Follow the below Guide Exactly or else it may lead to brick your device. RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any damage.
- Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shut down between the process.
- This Update is only for OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T users.
- Make sure that you have latest ADB and fastboot drivers installed on Windows and Mac/Linux.
- Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
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Download OxygenOS 5.0.8 for OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T (Full ROM + OTA)
Steps to install OxygenOS 5.0.8 On OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T
You can use two different methods to install the downloaded OxygenOS 5.0.8 update on your OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T manually. Both the methods are listed below, please read through to find out.
Method 1: ADB and fastboot method
This will require you to connect your device to a computer and do it. USB debugging should be enabled on your OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T. Now follow the linked guide to Install the update with adb sideload.
Method 2: Direct method
This method allows you to install the downloaded update directly from your OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T. The steps to do this are:
- Save the downloaded update file into the internal memory of your OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T
- Now Open settings
- Tap on system updates
- Tap on the settings icon
- Select local upgrade
- Select the saved OTA update file
- When prompted select upgrade now option
Hope you are clear with the installation guide. If you have any queries please leave a comment below.