Download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo On OnePlus 5 [OmniRom]

Download/Install Android 8.1 Oreo On OnePlus 5 [OmniRom]: OnePlus company released new flagship device of 2017. The OnePlus 5 (codenamed: Cheeseburger) was released in 2017 and came after OnePlus 3T. The OnePlus 5 comes equipped with a large 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED 1080P display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 6GB/GB RAM and comes with internal storage options of 64/128 GB (Non-expandable). The OnePlus 5 sports Dual 16 MP + 20 MP rear camera and it has 16 MP front camera. It also supports quick charging and comes with industry’s best Dash charge. It has USB Type -C port.

What is the other thing that happens in parallel with the release of a new Android version is the development of the Custom OS which essentially acts as a wrapper to the underlying Android version? Many XDA developers have developed Custom ROMs based on the latest Android version which brings all new features and updates. Thanks to custom ROM developers who made it possible to taste all new latest versions of Android.

The best thing about Google’s Android is Customization. There are loads of thing you can do with android which other mobile operating systems don’t allow to modify. Android users can root their devices which allows them to modify the system. Users can install Custom Recoveries and kernels. After installing Custom Recovery users can install Custom ROMs. Follow the below step by step guide to install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5.


  • This Update is only for OnePlus 5 Smartphones.
  • Follow the below Guide Exactly or else it may lead to brick your device. is not responsible for any damage.
  • We recommend taking complete backup
  • Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shutdown of the process.


Steps To Install Android 8.1 Oreo on OnePlus 5 [Omni ROM]

Download/Install Android 8.1 Oreo On OnePlus 5 [OmniRom]

  • Download the OmniROM ROM zip file and Stock Recovery zip file from above and transfer the file to your device.
  • Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 5
     How To Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 5
  • Now Boot your device into TWRP Recovery Mode.

How To to Boot Into Recovery Mode On Android (Various Ways)

  • Select “Wipe” from TWRP main menu and do a “Swipe to Factory Reset” on the bottom of the screen.
  • Once done, go back to TWRP main menu, tap on “Install” and select OmniROM ROM (zip file) that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  • After selecting the .zip file, do “Swipe to Confirm Flash” on the bottom of the screen to begin the custom ROM installation process.

(This may take some time as it is a fresh flashing process).

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  • Once your ROM is successfully installed, go to “Wipe cache/Dalvik” option, select it and then do “Swipe to wipe” on the bottom of the screen.
  • Now, follow the same above procedure for installing GApps.
  • Once done, reboot System from the TWRP main menu.
  • Done.

Hope you have successfully installed OmniROM on OnePlus 5. Let us know how OmniROM treated you.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma, who graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela, is an experienced blogger and an enthusiast of Android technology. She has spent eight years writing about Android OS, earning a reputation as a reliable source in the technology field. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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