Install Android Oreo based Oxygen OS 5.0 Update on OnePlus 5

Download and Install the official Android Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.0 Update on OnePlus 5. OnePlus has finally released the Android Oreo for OnePlus 5 in the form of Oxygen OS 5.0.

The latest Oxygen OS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5 brings a plethora of new features to the devices. Parallel Apps, new camera UI, beauty effect for portrait mode, new design for quick settings and lift-up display are some of the most notable updates. The update also brings the Android Security Patch level to December which is the latest. You can download the OxygenOS 5.0 Update from below.

The OxygenOS 5.0 for OnePlus 5 is rolling out as OTA for OnePlus 5 in a phase wise manner. If you do not want to wait for the OTA update, you can update OnePlus 5 to OxygenOS 5.0 Android Oreo manually by using the below method. Read ahead to know more and download OxygenOS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5.

Oxygen OS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5

The much awaited Android Oreo update for OnePlus 5 has been rolled out in the form of OxygenOS 5.0. The update brings a ton of new features and a lot of under the hood improvements. Below is a screenshot of the OTA update:Download-Install-OxygenOS-5-0-OnePlus-5

OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 5.0 Features and Changelogs

Below is the full changelog and list of features that comes with the latest update:

  • Updated to Android O (8.0)
  • Launcher
    • Optimizations for Shelf
    • Now you can upload your photo through Shot on OnePlus
  • Camera
    • New Camera UI design
    • Optimizations for photo quality
    • Added beauty effect for Portrait Mode
  • Gallery
    • Added “Places” tab for viewing photos on a map
  • Calculator
    • Added history feature
  • Clock
    • Added alarm calendar feature
  • System
    • Added Parallel Apps feature
    • New design for Quick Settings
    • New design for Lift up display
    • Added “Adaptive model” screen calibration
    • Optimizations for Wi-Fi
    • Optimizations for Battery Saver
    • Updated Android security patch to December

Prerequisites

  • Make sure you have at least 50% battery on your device so that the phone won’t die in the middle of the process.
  • This process will not wipe your device but it is always good to be on safer side. Make a complete backup of your device before proceeding: How to backup Android devices.
  • This ROM is only for the OnePlus 5.
  • You can flash the full ROM Zip file via TWRP as well.

Download OxygenOS 5.0 Update for OnePlus 5

How to Install OxygenOS 5.0 Update on OnePlus 5

Method 1: Using Stock Recovery [ Non Rooted users without TWRP]

  1. Copy the downloaded Full ROM Zip file to the internal storage of your device.
  2. Reboot your OnePlus 5 into Stock Recovery:
    1. Switch off your device.
    2. Press and hold Volume Down + Power Button till you see the OnePlus logo.
  3. Once you are in Stock Recovery: Tap on English > Wipe data and cache > Wipe cache and confirm the same to wipe the cache of your device.
  4. Next Select ‘Install from internal storage’ and select the downloaded full ROM Zip file and flash the same.
  5. Once the above process is done, go to Stock Recovery home screen: Select Wipe data and cache > Reset System Setting and confirm.
  6. Reboot your device.
  7. Done!

Method 2: Using TWRP Recovery

Note: It is recommended to use Blu_Spark TWRP Recovery for OnePlus 5 for this process. You can download it from here.

  1. Copy the downloaded Full ROM Zip file to the internal storage of your device.
  2. Reboot your OnePlus 5 into TWRP Recovery:
    1. Switch off your device.
    2. Press and hold Volume Down + Power Button till you see the OnePlus logo.
  3. Once you are in TWRP: Tap on ‘Wipe’ > ‘Advanced Wipe’ and then select ‘System’, ‘Data’, ‘Cache’ and ‘Dalvik / ART Cache’ and ‘Swipe to Wipe’. Refer the screenshot below for any help:Download-Install-OxygenOS-5-0-OnePlus-5-TWRP
  4. Once the Wipe is complete, go back to the TWRP home screen.
  5. Tap ‘Install’ and select the Full ROM Zip file which you have downloaded and swipe the button to install Oxygen OS 5.0 on OnePlus 5.
  6. If you want root access, then you can simply flash SuperSU or Magisk via TWRP Recovery.
  7. IMPORTANT: Flash the No-verity zip file which you can download from here: No-verity Zip for OnePlus 5
  8. Reboot your device.
  9. Done!

Method 3: Via OTA Update [Stock Recovery]

  1. If you have not yet received the OTA update notification, you can by simply changing your region to Canada via a VPN app.
  2. Download the Opera VPN App from Google Play Store: 
  3. Set your country to ‘Canada’.
  4. Go to Settings > System Update > Tap on ‘CHECK FOR UPDATES’. You will get the update notification.
  5. Download the OTA and tap ‘Install’.
  6. Your phone will reboot and flash Oxygen OS 5.0 on OnePlus 5.
  7. Enjoy!

Method 4: For those in Open Beta 1/2 [TWRP Recovery]

Note: It is recommended to use Blu_Spark TWRP Recovery for OnePlus 5 for this process. You can download it from here.

  1. Copy the downloaded Full ROM Zip file to the internal storage of your device.
  2. Reboot your OnePlus 5 into TWRP Recovery:
    1. Switch off your device.
    2. Press and hold Volume Down + Power Button till you see the OnePlus logo.
  3. Once you are in TWRP: Tap on ‘Wipe’ > ‘Advanced Wipe’ and then select ‘System’, ‘Data’, ‘Cache’ and ‘Dalvik / ART Cache’ and ‘Swipe to Wipe’. Refer the screenshot below for any help:Download-Install-OxygenOS-5-0-OnePlus-5-TWRP
  4. Once the Wipe is complete, go back to the TWRP home screen.
  5. Tap ‘Install’ and select the Full ROM Zip file which you have downloaded and swipe the button to install Oxygen OS 5.0 on OnePlus 5.
  6. IMPORTANT: Flash the No-verity zip file which you can download from here: No-verity Zip for OnePlus 5.
  7. Go to TWRP main screen: Tap on ‘Wipe’ > ‘Advanced Wipe’ and ‘Cache’ and ‘Swipe to Wipe’.
  8. Reboot your device.
  9. Done!

These are the easiest ways to update OnePlus 5T to Android Oreo based Oxygen OS 5.0.

Need help? Drop a comment below!

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.