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How to Update the Software Version on Your OnePlus Device

About updating your OnePlus phone to the latest software version. This instruction is applicable to all OnePlus devices.

The Advantages of System Updates:

  • Optimizing the system performance.
  • Extending your battery life.
  • Developing compatibility with more third-party apps.
  • Enhancing the system stability.


  • Back up your data before update.
  • Make sure there is enough battery and connect to the official charger and cable when you update your device to the latest version.


  • Better to connect to an available Wi-Fi network, if you use mobile data, there will be a warning like as shown below.
  • Go to [Settings] – [system] – [system updates], For Android O, go to [Settings] – [system updates]
  • Click [check for updates], if there is an update, click [DOWNLOAD&INSTALL NOW]

Update Software Build Manually

  • Download the updated software build from the OnePlus official page.
  • Go to [settings]- [system]-[system updates], For Android O, go to [Settings] – [system updates]
  • Click the settings icon in the top right corner, click on [Local upgrade], find the .zip file and click on [Install] to confirm.
  • It takes about one minute (depending upon the file size) to update. once done reboot  your device to boot into the latest Oxygen OS.

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