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Download/Install Oreo based OxygenOS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5

Download/Install Oreo based OxygenOS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5: The Christmas is here, and it seems like OnePlus is becoming the Santa for all its users. The company is now rolling out the latest OxygenOS 5.0 for OnePlus 5, one of the flagship devices of the manufacturer. The new update is Oreo-based and is said to bring out a lot of features and bug fixes to the device. Apart from all the cool features of Android 8.0 Oreo, the update will also include the latest security patch from Android.

Given as an OTA or Over the Air update, it is slowly reaching out to users. The update seems to be coming slow to devices and users might have to wait a few days until it reaches them. As reported the update file will have a size of over 1.5 GB, so a strong Wi-Fi connection is recommended to enable problem free download and install of the update.

How to manually download and install Oreo based OxygenOS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5?

The update was leaked before and now it is officially available for the device.The Update is being rolled out as an OTA (Over-the-air).If you are a OnePlus 5 user then you may have already received the update.You can manually check for the update by going to Settings > System Update > Check For Update.If the update is not showing up on your device then wait for few days for the update to come or you can manually Download and Install Oreo based OxygenOS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5.

OnePlus Software Update Check

Android 8.0 Oreo Based OxygenOS 5.0 Changelog:

  1. Latest Android 8.0 Oreo on your device
  2. Launcher:
  • Shelf optimizations
  • Ability to upload photos through Shot on OnePlus
  1. Camera:
  • UI design changes
  • Better photo quality
  • New beauty effects
  1. Gallery:
  • Places tab included which enables viewing photos on map
  1. Calculator:
  • History feature added
  1. Clock:
  • Alarm calendar feature added
  1. System:
  • Parallel app features added
  • Quick settings get new design
  • Lift up display get new design
  • Adaptive model screen calibration added
  • Wi-Fi optimized
  • Battery saver optimized
  • New Android security patch added

Pre-Requisites

  • 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 5 users.
  • Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed on Windows and Mac/Linux.
  • Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.

Disclaimer

RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur to your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that may occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.

Where to download OxygenOS 5.0 for OnePlus 5?

The OxygenOS 5.0 for OnePlus 5 can be downloaded by following the link given below.

Steps To Install OxygenOS 5.0 On OnePlus 5

There are two methods to install OxygenOS 5.0 on OnePlus 5, both are listed below.

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 5. The steps to do the installation are:

  1. Download and install ADB and fastboot on your computer
  2. Move the downloaded update file into the ADB folder
  3. Boot your OnePlus % into recovery mode
  4. Select Install from ADB Sideload
  5. Connect your phone and computer
  6. Open the ADB folder and click shift+right click and open command here
  7. Enter the adb devices command to check your connection
  8. If the connection is ok, enter the adb sideload file_name.zip to flash the update
  9. Reboot the device when process is completed
Direct method

This method allows you to install the downloaded update directly from your OnePlus5. The steps to do this are:

  1. Save the downloaded update file into the internal memory of your OnePlus 5
  2. Open settings
  3. Tap on system updates
  4. Tap on the settings icon
  5. Select local upgrade
  6. Select the saved OTA update file
  7. When prompted select upgrade now option

Hope you are clear with the installation guide. If you have any queries please leave a comment below.

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