Download HydrogenOS 10 For OnePlus 5 (7.1 Nougat)
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Download HydrogenOS 10 For OnePlus 5 (7.1 Nougat)

Just days ago, OnePlus released OxygenOS 4.5.10 for OnePlus 5 but if you are Hydrogen OS fan, then this post is surely for you. Now, let me clarify first that OnePlus uses HydrogenOS for the Chinese market and OxygenOS for the global market. And this HydrogenOS 10 (based on Android Nougat) is officially available to download and install via OTA if you are using a Chinese variant.

Now, if you are not using the Chinese variant and still wants to enjoy the latest HydrogenOS 10 on your device, you can surely follow the below steps to get it installed on your device. There are few things which you need to know before jumping into the installation process.

 Pre-requisites:

  1. The Custom ROM is designed for Chinese variants, so it contains a lot of Chinese bloatware.
  2. There is no Google Play Store comes pre-installed with the ROM, instead, you have to install it manually.
  3. This HydrogenOS comes with a lot of improvements and optimization than its older version. There are some new features and a lot of bug fixes as well.
  4. This HydrogenOS 10 is especially for OnePlus 5 devices, so don’t try installing on other devices. You may end up damaging those devices.
  5. Make sure that your device’s battery is at least 60% charged.
  6. Follow each and every step very carefully. We are not responsible for any type of mishappening to your device.

 

Download HydrogenOS 10 For OnePlus 5:

HydrogenOS 10 for OnePlus 5 – Download

 

Installation Process:

(Method 1 For Non-Rooted Devices)

  1. Download the HydrogenOS 10 file and save it to your device’s internal storage.
  2. Now, turn off your device and boot it into recovery mode. To get into the recovery mode, press “Volume Down” and “Power Button” simultaneously.
  3. Now, if you want a clean installation of ROM, you have to wipe the data and cache. If you don’t want a clean installation, just skip the step.
  4. Once done, select your preferred language and then click on “Install from Local”.
  5. Now, select the HydrogenOS Zip file, which you have saved in internal storage and start the installation.
  6. Wait until everything finishes and then reboot your device.
  7. Congratulations, your device now runs on HydrogenOS 10.

(Method 2 For Non-Rooted Devices)

  1. Download the HydrogenOS 10 file from above and save it to your device’s internal storage.
  2. Now, go to the Settings > System Updates > Settings Icon > Local Upgrade and then select the zip file which you have saved in internal storage.
  3. Click on “Upgrade Now” when the system prompts an option.
  4. Now, wait until everything finishes.
  5. Reboot your device and congratulations, your device now runs on HydrogenOS 10.

 

(Rooted Devices)

  1. Download and install TWRP custom recovery. If you already have one in your device, just skip this step.
  2. Download the HydrogenOS 10 file and save it to your device’s internal storage.
  3. Now, reboot your device in TWRP custom recovery mode and create a NANdroid backup for safer side.
  4. Once done, go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe and select Dalvik and Cache and swipe to wipe.
  5. Now, go back and click on the Install button and then select the Hydrogen OS Zip file which you have just downloaded.
  6. Swipe to start the installation. Wait until everything finishes.
  7. Again, clear Dalvik & Cache.
  8. Now, to maintain root Flash SuperSU.
  9. Congratulations, your device now runs on HydrogenOS 10.
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