Updated on December 28, 2018: OnePlus has finally started rolling the stable version of Android Pie with OxygenOS 9.0.0 for both OnePlus 5 and 5T.
Finally! Android 9.0 Pie update is now live for both OnePlus 5 and 5T. Last month, OnePlus started rolling out Android 9 Pie-based HydrogenOS public beta to OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T users in China. Now the company has started rolling Android 9 Pie-based OxygenOS Open Beta 22 and Android 9 Pie-based OxygenOS Open Beta 20 updates to OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T users as well. As we know, OnePlus has taken a bit longer to release the Android 9 Pie to the OnePlus 5 and 5T. Now the wait is over, you can grab the download link to install OnePlus 5 and 5T Android 9.0 Pie Update Manually.
With the new Pie update brings new feature such as New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, and more other features. Along with OnePlus has added many new OxygenOS features such as navigation gestures on the OnePlus 5T, support for more parallel apps, new DND mode, and more.
In this post, we will guide you to install OnePlus 5 and 5T Android 9.0 Pie update manually. If you are awaiting the OTA and it is yet to show up, then you can download and install the ROM on your own. Below you can find the OTA link and a full tutorial on how to install it.
With Android Pie update for OnePlus 5 and 5T, there is a great deal of revamping in the OS. You can see a new power and Settings menu. Power menu has important features like Lockdown and screenshot buttons. It also brings improved text selection features. Most importantly, there is the digital wellbeing feature to ensure the user is using the device efficiently. To know more about Google Android Pie, click here.
- Updated system to Android™ 9 Pie™
- Brand new UI for Android Pie
- Brand new navigation gestures (Available for OnePlus 5T only)
- Updated Android security patch to 2018.12
- Other new features and system improvements
- New Gaming mode 3.0
- Added text notification mode
- Added notification for 3rd party calls
- Do Not Disturb mode
- New Do Not Disturb (DND) mode with adjustable settings
- Integrated Google Lens mode
OxygenOS Open Beta 22/20:
- Updated system to Android™ 9.0 Pie™
- Brand new UI for Android Pie
- Brand new navigation gestures (this is only for 5T)
- Updated Android security patch to 2018.11
- Optimizations for background app process handling
- Do Not Disturb mode
- New Do Not Disturb mode with adjustable settings
- UI Improvements for emergency rescue
- Optimized UI for speed dial and calling interface
- Now able to assign a specific SIM for a specific contact or group of contacts when using dual SIM
- Parallel Apps
- Added support for more apps (Telegram, Discord, IMO, Uber, OLA) in parallel apps
- Now able to switch dynamically to your current location
- Display more suggestions when the search function is used
- Fixed an issue that prevented the app from refreshing when the location is changed
- Fixed an issue that resulted in some users being unable to find certain locations
Download OnePlus 5 and 5T Android 9.0 Pie OTA
Here is the download link for the OnePlus 5 and 5T Android Pie update.
Download OxygenOS 9.0.0:
Download OxygenOS Open Beta 22/20:
Download HydrogenOS 9.0 Pie
- Hydrogen OS 9.0 Pie for OnePlus 5T/5T: Download
Steps to Install OnePlus 5 and 5T Android 9.0 Pie Update Manually
Before installing the latest Android Pie update for OnePlus 5 and 5T, you have to follow a few guidelines which we have mentioned below.
- Remember: Supported for OnePlus 5/5T
- Charge your phone: Before you proceed with the below information, charge your OnePlus 5/5T to at least 50%.
- Laptop or PC: To carry out the second method, you need a PC or Laptop.
- Take Device Backup: The very first thing to pay attention to is taking the device backup. If you have are not able to take the backup of phone data, however, if you have inserted a memory card in your device, remove it at least to save it.
Disclaimer: We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this ROM.
Instructions to Install via Settings App:
- Download and move the OxygenOS zip package to the root of internal memory
- Now Go into Settings –> System –> System Updates
- Tap on the Settings and Select Local Upgrades
- Select the downloaded package OxygenOS Zip File.
Instructions to Install via Sideload Method:
- First of all, enable the Developer Option, To Enable the Developer Option, Go to your Settings -> About -> Software Information -> More -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled“.
- Once your developer option is active, Go back to your settings -> Open developer option -> Enable USB Debugging.
- Download and Install ADB and fastboot driver for windows or ADB and Fastboot for Mac.
- Extract the OxygenOs.Zip file.
- Copy the Extracted OxygenOs zip to the folder where adb installed.
- Reboot your phone into recovery mode. To do this, shut down your device and turn it back on while holding the power and volume down buttons simultaneously.
- In recovery, choose “Install from USB” option in the recovery screen, tap OK to confirm. A screen with “You are in sideload mode” will be displayed.
- Connect your OnePlus 5/5T to PC/Mac using the USB Cable.
- Now in your PC, open the extract ADB Fastboot folder and Press and hold Shift key and Right click on your mouse to open the command prompt window.
- Now type the command in your command window.
- If you see a pop up to allow USB Debugging on your phone, Click OK.
- Now flash the OxygenOSZip file using the below command. (filename is the downloaded zip file name)
For Windows: “adb sideload <filename>”
For Mac/Linux: “/adb sideload <filename>"
Wait a while, your phone should now update to the selected build and reboot automatically to take you into OxygenOS.
That’s it, guys. I hope you have installed OnePlus 5 and 5T Android 9.0 Pie update successfully. If there are any doubts regarding the installation, do let us know in the comments section.