How to Install OxygenOS 5.1.0 Update on OnePlus 5/5T

OnePlus has pushed out the latest OxygenOS 5.1.0 update for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. In this guide, we will tell you how to manually install OxygenOS 5.1.0 on OnePlus 5/5T which is latest OxygenOS software and based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

As goes with the trend OnePlus announced  Android Oreo update for their devices. Users rushed to have the stable Android Oreo on their devices and started exploring. After some weeks OnePlus announced new Open Beta builds for the OnePlus 5/5T, which was based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The Beta update was for testing due to which many users didn’t want to install it but were expecting a stable build for their OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. Many people got the OTA update, if you haven’t got the update then you can manually install the OxygenOS 5.1.0 on OnePlus 5/5T by following this simple guide. This is also the best guide to install OxygenOS 5.1.0 on OnePlus 5/5T.

 OnePlus 5/5T OxygenOS 5.1.0 Update

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The Oxygen OS 5.1.0 update brings some new features and improvements. Here’s a brief overview of the OxygenOS 5.1.0 update:

System

  • Updated system to Android™ 8.1 Oreo™
  • Updated Android security patch to 2018-04
  • Added full-screen gesture support (Only 5T)

Gaming mode

  • Added new optimizations in gaming mode including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness
  • Added network boost – network priority for gaming App in the foreground

Launcher

  • Added category tags in the search section of the app drawer
  • Auto name folders based on category

See Also | 50 Best Xposed Modules for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T

Prerequisites

Download OxygenOS 5.1.0 for OnePlus 5/5T

OnePlus 5 – Official link

OnePlus 5T – Official link

See also | How to Enable Stereo Speakers on OnePlus 5T

Steps to Install OxygenOS 5.1.0 on OnePlus 5 and 5T

There are two methods basically to install OxygenOS 5.1.0 on your OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5T.

Method 1: Installing the update via Local upgrade method, it will only work for stock unrooted devices with Open Beta or previous stable firmware.

Method 2: Installing the update via TWRP Recovery mode, it will only work for the rooted devices.

Method 1: Steps to install OxygenOS 5.1.0 via Local upgrade method

Step 1: Download the OTA Oxygen 5.1.0 for your device from the download section.

Step 2: Copy/move the file to the root storage of the device.

Step 3: Now, head over to Settings >  Tap on System updates.

Step 4: Tap on the symbol in the top right corner.

Step 5: You will see an option Local upgrade tap on it.

Step 6: Once you select the Local upgrade option, navigate and select the file which you moved to the root storage.

Step 7: Finally click on the Upgrade now option to start the installation of Oxygen 5.1.0 OS on your device.

step 8: Device will boot into stock recovery mode and the process will begin.

Step 9: When the process will get complete the device will get rebooted.

Congratulations! you have successfully installed OxygenOS 5.1.0 Os on your OnePlus 5/5T.

Method 2: Steps to install OxygenOS 5.1.0 via TWRP Recovery

Step 1: Download OxygenOS 5.1.0 update file from the download section.

Step 2: Connect your device to the PC.

Step 3: Once connected, copy the downloaded file to the internal storage of your device.

Step 4: When the file gets copied disconnect your device from PC and power it off.

Step 5: Now boot your device into TWRP recovery.

Step 6: When you are in TWRP Recovery mode/If you have a custom ROM installed, Tap on Wipe > Advanced wipe, tick the following boxes – Boot, Dalvik/ART Cache, Cache, and System.

Step 7: Swipe the button to the right to wipe the device completely.

Step 8: Head back to the main menu of TWRP Recovery menu and tap on the Install.

Step 9: Navigate to the internal storage and select the OxygenOS zip file which you moved to internal storage.

Step 10: Swipe the button to the right to install OxygenOS 5.1.0 on OnePlus 5/5T.

Step 11: When the flashing process gets completed, Tap on Reboot System.

Congratulations! you have successfully installed OxygenOS 5.1.0 Os on your OnePlus 5/5T.

This is the easiest way to install OxygenOS 5.1.0 on your OnePlus 5T. Enjoy the all-new features and do let us know if your face any issues with the update in the comments below!

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