OnePlus started testing the OxygenOS 3.0 for OnePlus 2. The OxygenOS 3.0 for OnePlus 2 is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, the update is packed with multiple new features and security patches to keep your device secure. The OxygenOS 3.0 for OnePlus 2 is Marshmallow based which means you can enjoy the new features included by Google in it’s latest Android version which include, Doze mode integration, improved app permission, Do Not Disturb mode and much more.
As usual the manufacturer create their own taste inside the final firmware released for public and same is the case with this update, OnePlus has added slider control to deal with the notification, new widgets, wallpapers and more home-screen related stuff. The roll out will begin shortly after final testing so you must get your device ready regarding the update process we have mentioned below.
First give a check for the OTA, go to Settings >> About device >> Software updates
Else you can try the below mentioned procedure.
How to install OxygenOS 3.0 on OnePlus 2
Disclaimer: The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.
Before you begin:
Installing custom ROM on your device needs some early preparations to be made and these preparations include;
A custom recovery is the most necessary element while installing custom ROMs or any .zip file in your device so a custom recovery like ClockworkMod or TWRP must be installed on your device.
Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.
Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download USB drivers for OnePlus
If the PC is unable to unable to detect your device after even after installing Android USB drivers for your device, then you need to perform one more step, Enable USB debugging.
To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging.
Create a Backup of your complete Android device
Backup is the most necessary part for your device you need to create a Nandroid backup of your device through custom recovery. We prefer Nandroid backup over other many apps because you don’t need to download multiple backup apps for specific purpose, the Nandroid backup will let you create backup of your device including; Messages, call log, settings and calendar including whole Android OS. Click the below link to create a Nandroid backup.
You can easily restore your backup when ever you wish to do so, this is good in aspect if your device accidentally met some issue during the flashing process.
Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash OxygenOS 3.0 on your OnePlus 2.
Process to install OxygenOS 3.0 on OnePlus 2
Download OxygenOS 3.0 for OnePlus 2
Once you successfully downloaded the OxygenOS 3.0 on PC, Now connect your device to PC and move the downloaded file on the internal storage of your device. [If you downloaded it via phone then skip this step]
Its time to reboot your device into recovery Mode, to do so you can search for it or use hardware buttons combination. (If your device is rooted then its super easy, just visit Google Play and download any third party reboot app for this purpose)
Once your device successfully boots into recovery mode, select the downloaded OxygenOS 3.0 zip file and confirm it by swiping the slider for (TWRP) or yes for (CWM).
Once successfully done with the installation procedure simply reboot your device, please note the first boot up may take 5 to 7 minutes so be patient as things needs to be settled up for boot.
That’s it! Congratulation you have successfully installed OxygenOS 3.0 on OnePlus 2. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+.