OnePlus 5 owners can now taste the same and feel the Android Oreo on their device. This is a Stable Official build, and hence it’s good to use as a daily driver.
A complete guide on how to install Android Oreo in OnePlus 5 is here. We will be covering entire step by step tutorials and instructions. Please read all the steps carefully and make sure to read the whole tutorial once before actually performing on the device.
If this is your first time installing a Custom ROM or an Official Firmware, we understand you would want to make sure everything goes smooth. So before actually performing anything on your device, make sure to backup all your Data, Files, Contacts, WhatsApp chats and SMS. We will be playing a clean flash; your entire data will be wiped clean — like a brand new phone.
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This fantastic Android 8.0 Oreo ROM for the OnePlus 5 comes with it tons of new features. We are mentioning some of the leading features below. Hope you would like to use on your device.
Swift moves, behind the scenes
Integrated printing support
Google Play Protect
Android Instant Apps
NOTE: This OS is only for OnePlus 5. Please do not try with any other variant of OnePlus phones.
Make sure you have correctly installed OnePlus 5 USB Driver on your computer. If not, please download from any official source and install it correctly. Otherwise, your computer will not detect your device.
Things to Remember
Make sure your phone has at least 80 – 85% charge. If not, please do charge it before starting the experiment.
Make sure your device is Factory Unlocked from before. Otherwise, this tutorial will not work!
This tutorial will WIPE OUT all your DATA. Make sure to create a Backup of everything before starting the tutorial.
Your phone should have OnePlus Stock Recovery installed from before. TWRP Custom Recovery will also work in this case.
We have mentioned full step by step instructions on OnePlus 5 Oreo Update. If you are entirely new for flashing a Custom ROM or an Official Firmware, please read the entire tutorial once before actually performing it on your device.
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