If you thought that the Chinese manufacturer has forgotten about OnePlus 2 users, you were completely wrong, as they just released the new OxygenOS 3.5,8 for OnePlus 2, which can now be downloaded and install on the phone, in order to enjoy all the features brought by Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the OS it’s based on.
The update is rolling out in a phase-wise manner, but we’re convinced that you don’t want to wait, so below you will find a quick guide on how to install OxygenOS 3.5.8 on OnePlus 2. Just make sure you follow the steps correctly and everything should work just fine!
Features & Changelogs
Here you can find a short list with all the new improvements brought by the updates:
- Latest Google security patch, from March 1, 2017
- A fix for the echo issue during video calls in Duo
- A fix for the network drop issues
- A fix for roaming issues, in specific countries
- Enhanced audio
- A few general bug fixes
In order to avoid any issues during the updating process, please consider the following aspects:
- This update package you’re about to install is solely for the OnePlus 2, so don’t try it on other variants or devices.
- In order to be able to install it, your smartphone must be on stock recovery and stock firmware.
- The update may erase all the data on your phone, so it’s highly recommended to take a full backup of the phone, in order to avoid an unpleasant situation.
- Don’t forget to check the battery level, as it must be at least 70-80%, so you can prevent an accidental shutdown during the process.
Download OxygenOS 3.5.8 For OnePlus 2
Full ROM – Download
Install OxygenOS 3.5.8 on OnePlus 2
Step 1: Go to Settings > About phone and tap on the Build Number 7 times, in order to avoid the Developer Options sub menu.
Step 2: From Developer Options, enable USB Debugging.
Step 3: Download the ADB and Fastboot driver, then install it on your PC. here.
Step 4: Download OxygenOS 3.5.8 for OnePlus 2 file from above, then copy the ROM in the same folder where the ADB driver is installed.
Step 5: Turn off the phone, then power it back on into Recovery Mode.
Step 6: Pick the Install from ADB sideload/USB option.
Step 7: Connect your phone to a laptop or PC and, in the folder where you have the ROM, press shift and right click, in order to open a command.
Step 8: Type adb devices, in order to check your device’s connection. If it’s listed, you can start the flashing process.
Step 9: In the same command window, type adb sideload File Name.zip. This will begin flashing OxygenOS 3.5.8 for OnePlus 2.
Step 10: Wait for about 10 minutes, until the process is ready.
Step 11: Reboot your phone.
Step 1: Download the OxygenOS 3.5.8 ROM zip file, using the link above, then save it on the phone’s internal storage.
Step 2: Turn off your phone, then power it back on, into Recovery Mode, by pressing and holding Volume Down and the Power button, at the same time.
Step 3: If you prefer a clean installation, wipe all the data and cache. Otherwise, you can just skip this step.
Step 4: While in Recovery mode, choose your preferred language, then select Install from Local.
Step 5: Select the .zip package, then tap on Install, in order to begin the process.
Step 6: Wait until the process is over, for about 10 minutes.
Step 7: Reboot your phone.
And you’re done! You have successfully managed to install OxygenOS 3.5.8 on your phone. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us, using the comments section below.