OnePlus just released a new OxygenOS software update for its OnePlus 3 device. The update addresses all the existed problems and adds a plus of security for the stock Android OS. Therefore, OxygenOS 4.0.2 is officially available for the OnePlus 3. Although the OTA file is already available, if your phone has not yet received the OTA package update due to certain reasons, simply follow the given steps to learn how to update manually your OnePlus 3 the update package. This is compatible with all the OnePlus 3 smartphone, so it will not cause the warranty loss, bugs, or get bricked for your device. Let’s see how to update!
But before installing OxygenOS 4.0.2 update, you need to make note something:
- Your smartphone shouldn’t be rooted or tweaked in any app and must run on a fresh stock Android 7.0 firmware
- Remember to create a nandroid backup of your important data to avoid unwanted issues during the update process
- A computer already installed Android SDK toolkit
- Your computer also needs to pre-install the OnePlus 3 USB driver for easily connection
- Keep your device battery at least 60% battery left to ensure nothing wrong happens during flashing the update
- Enable the Developer Option on your handset by tapping 7 times repeatedly on Built Number from Settings > About Phone, then back to enable USB Debugging.
Steps to Update
First, you should download links for your device:
- Install the Update from SD card / internal storage
- Save the file on desktop.
- Next, connect your device with your computer using USB cable.
- Move the downloaded file to your phone’s SD card or the internal storage. Don’t put in any folder.
- Unplug the USB cable when it’s done.
- Power off your smartphone until it shuts down process completely.
- Now, boot your phone into the recovery mode.
- From recovery menu, tap on Install and choose the update file from the SD card; or Install from Internal storage and load the OxygenOS 4.0.2 update
- Swipe to complete the flashing process
- Once done, reboot your phone and enjoy.
- Use ADB Sideload
- Save the update package in the Android SDK folder.
- Power on your phone and connect it with your computer
- Go to Android SDK folder and from there; open a cmd window by pressing and holding the Shift key while right clicking on any blank space.
- Next, type: “adb reboot recovery” in the cmd window. Your device will now boot into the recovery mode.
- In recovery, select “ADB Sideload” and then return to your computer.
- In the cmd window, enter: “adb sideload filename” (replace filename with the update package name; for example: adb sideload updatefile.zip).
- Wait till the installation process is completed. Once done, reboot your OnePlus 3.
That’s all you need to do. Your OnePlus 3 now runs the OxygenOS 4.0.2 firmware. Enjoy and remember to share your experience with us by using the comments below.