Recently OnePlus has announced an Android 7 Nougat open beta released for the OnePlus 3 smartphone. OnePlus has promised to give priority to Oneplus 3 customers over OnePlus 3T , and they keep their word by rolling out Android N first for OnePlus 3. OnePlus 3 upgrade to nougat will give some new features and improvements such as:
- Added audio tuner
- Recorder app
- Added background app freezing mechanism
- Redesign of accent color
- Redesign of the clock UI
- Updated Google security patch for November
- Fixed black screen issue when exiting games in horizontal orientation
- Fixed launcher related crashes
- Fixed dial pad crashes
- Increased system stability
- General bug fixes
Here in this tutorial, you will see how to apply Oneplus 3 Android 7 Nougat update manually.
Note: Before flashing your phone please take a backup of all personal data as the process will wipe out your complete data.
Step 2: Go to OnePlus 3 setting->About and tap 7 times on build number to enable the Developer option
Step 3: Now from developer option enables the USB debugging.
Step 4: Connect your OnePlus3 to Windows PC and install the driver.
Step 5: Now copy the downloaded Android 7 Nougat based Oxygen Os in a New folder and rename the zip file to update.zip.
Step 6: Power off your phone and boot it into a recovery mode.
Step 7: From the recovery screen choose option “Install from USB” and tap Ok to confirm. A screen with “You are in sideload mode” will be displayed.
Step 8: Inside the folder where you have placed the downloaded Oxygen OS, press shift+right click and open that folder in command prompt.
Step 9: Once command prompt open run the command: adb devices, to check whether your computer is recognizing the device or not.
Step 10: After above step run the command :
For Windows: “adb sideload <filename>”
For Mac/Linux: “./adb sideload <filename>”
The filename is the name of downloaded Oxygen OS which we have renamed update.zip. You can see the screenshot for reference.
Step 11: After upgrading the phone will ask for a restart, just click yes and restart the phone.