How to Install OxygenOS on OnePlus One [Flashing Update Guide]

A few months back, the most popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer “OnePlus” came-up with an innovative idea of developing its own “Custom Operating System” for its commendable creation “OnePlus One” smartphone. The main intention of “OnePlus” team  behind this idea was to satisfy the needs of the users and they named it as “OxygenOS”.

Since the announcement, every OnePlus One user had many questions like, “What new features they will be seeing in the OxygenOS?”, “How OxygenOS will be different from another OS?” and many more. Besides, one thing was confirmed that the upcoming OxygenOs will be purely based on the latest “Android Lollipop” version.

How to Install OxygenOS on OnePlus One [Flashing Update Guide]

Well, today, all your questions have been answered because the “OnePlus” team has released the first build of “OxygenOS” for OnePlus One. So, finally, the wait is no longer being approached since you can straight away update OnePlus One to OxygenOS. The users who are interested in leaving CynogenMod 11S behind and want to flash / install OxygenOS on OnePlus One can go ahead and follow the step-by-step guide.

In fact, the update guide is purely provided by the “OnePlus” team and we are just here to frame it in a more specific way so that any user can understand and install OxygenOS on OnePlus One without any issues. Let’s get started then!

Prerequisites:

  • Keep your OnePlus One battery charged up to 70% – 80%.
  • Ensure that you have backed up your all important data.
  • Do make sure that you have installed TWRP Recovery on OnePlus One.

Note: If don’t have TWRP Recovery installed on your OnePlus One then get it from here. For flashing, TWRP Recovery, you will need “Fastboot and ADB” that you can get it from here.

Download Oxygen ROM for OnePlus One:

How to Install OxygenOS on OnePlus One

Step 1: From the above link, download the OxygenOS on your computer.

Step 2: Connect your OnePlus One smartphone with your computer with the help of official USB data cable. (Note: Make sure your system must possess all the needed drivers to detect your device.)

Step 3: Copy the downloaded OxygenOS file to the root directory of your smartphone.

Step 4: Now, you need to boot your OnePlus One into TWRP recovery mode.

  • Press and hold, “Volume Down Key” + “Power Button” for a few seconds.

Step 5: Once you are into TWRP recovery mode, do “wipe data/factory reset“, “wipe cache partition”, and “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.

Recovery Wipe Cache Partition

Step 9: Then, Select “install zip from SD card” option > “choose zip from SD card” > select “OxygenOS.zip” package > select “OK”.

Recovery Choose zip from SD card

Step 10: Once the flashing is succeeded, select “++++Go Back++++” option and then choose “reboot system” to reboot your OnePlus One. That’s it!

Recovery Reboot System Now

Please make sure that your OnePlus One will take 5 – 10 minutes to boot up for the first time. Till then, you can enjoy whole new booting logo of OxygenOS.

Voila! You have upgraded your OnePlus One to newly OxygenOS. Now, it’s a time to go in deep and check out all the new features included in the custom OS. For any queries, you can use the below comments box to share with us and we will surely try to solve it out as soon as possible. Enjoy!