Download OnePlus Nord 2 5G Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) Update

OnePlus finally started pushing their new major OS update, OxygenOS 12 for the OnePlus Nord 2 5G based on Android 12. The update is now started rolling around the globe.

As per some reports, it is said to be rolling as a stable build with OxygenOS 12 C.04 for users in India. With this, OnePlus has included the latest May 2022 Security patch, which fixes many security bugs and vulnerabilities.

Download OnePlus Nord 2 5G Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) Update

OnePlus Nord 2 5G Device Overview:

The Oneplus Nord 2 features a 6.43-inch Fluid AMOLED panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. It is a high refresh rate panel with a 90Hz refresh rate, and it supports HDR10+ content. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Under the hood, we get the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5G built on a 6nm manufacturing process. This is a flagship-level octa-core processor which consists of one Cortex-A78 core clocked at 3.0 GHz, three Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.6 GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G77 MC9.

In terms of optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a single camera at the front. The triple camera setup at the rear consists of a 50MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.9 lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.3 lens, and a 2MP monochrome sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. At the front, we get a 32MP selfie camera paired with an f/2.5 lens. The rear camera can capture 4K videos at 30 fps, while the front is limited to 1080p video recording.

The smartphone comes with Android 11 out of the box with OxygenOS 11 running on top. It is available in two storage options: 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage + 12GB RAM.

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In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we get an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 4,500 mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging.

Android 12 OxygenOS 12 Update Tracker:

Updated on June 08, 2022: OnePlus started rolling the stable OxygenOS 12 build for the device globally based on Android 12. Here is the changelog:

Updated on August 22, 2022
  • System
    • [Optimized] the experience of Bluetooth connection. (on C.08)
    • Optimizes the experience of fingerprint unlocking. (on C.07)
    • Improves system stability. (on C.06 and C.07)
    • Fixes the occasional issue when the call history was deleted automatically. (on C.06)
    • Updates Android security patch to 2022.07. (on C.06)
  • Camera
    • Fixes the issue that Ultra Steady might work abnormally at 4K resolution. (on C.06)

 

Updated on June 08, 2022
  • System
    • Newly added Smart Battery Engine, a feature that prolongs battery life based on smart algorithms and biomimetic self-restoration technology
    • Optimized AI System Booster to 2.1 for your system to run smoothly even when the load is high
    • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
    • Optimized Extra HD, a feature that can significantly enhance image and video resolutions
  • Dark mode
    • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
    • New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
    • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
    • Newly added OnePlus Watch Card in Shelf, to easily glance at your health status
  • Work Life Balance
    • Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
    • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization
  • Gallery
    • Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
  • Canvas AOD
    • Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
    • Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
  • Games
    • Newly added the HyperBoost end-to-end frame rate stabilizer

Download Android 12 | OxygenOS 12 Update:

Build Number: OxygenOS 12 C.08
Firmware: OxygenOS 12
File Size: 4 GB
Country: India Stable Build
Build Number: DN2101_11.C.04
Firmware: OxygenOS 12
File Size: 4 GB
Country: India Stable Build
Full OTA
Build Number: OxygenOS Open Beta 2
File Size: 4 GB
Country: India
Build Number: OxygenOS Open Beta 1
File Size: 4 GB
Country: India
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Steps to Install Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) on OnePlus Nord 2 5G

Before installing the Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) on your OnePlus Nord 2 5G, make sure to follow all the pre-requirements at first and install the required drivers, firmware, and other tools on your PC as well.

Pre-Requirements:

  • The firmware is only supported for the OnePlus Nord 2 5G model. Don’t try it on other devices.
  • You will require a Windows PC/Laptop and a USB cable as well.
  • Make sure to download the latest OnePlus USB Drivers on your Windows and MAC computer and install it.
  • Download the ADB Fastboot tool on your PC and install it.
  • Keep your device battery charged at least up to 60% before installing the firmware.
  • Take a complete backup of your phone data without Root.

Disclaimer:

We’re at GetDroidTips won’t be responsible for any kind of damage or error that occurs to your phone while or after following this guide. Make sure to take a backup first and do it at your own risk.

First method via Local upgrade 

  • Download the firmware OTA zip file from above and move it to the internal storage on your OnePlus Nord 2 5G device.
  • Now, head over to the Settings > System Updates > tap on gear icon > use the Local Upgrade.
  • Select the firmware file which you’ve downloaded before.
  • You will see a pop-up screen to upgrade your device, tap on Upgrade Now.
  • Next, the device will reboot and flash the OTA file via Stock Recovery.
  • The device will boot into a new system.
  • Then turn off the phone > press and hold the Volume Down + Power button together for a few seconds to enter into recovery mode.
  • Go to Wipe data and cache & select Erase everything.
  • Once done. Reboot your device.
  • You’re done. Enjoy!

Via Fastboot Method

Fastboot Method commands

fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot flash dtbo dtbo.img
fastboot flash modem modem.img
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
fastboot --disable-verity flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
fastboot --disable-verity flash vbmeta_system vbmeta_system.img
fastboot reboot fastboot
fastboot flash abl abl.img
fastboot flash aop aop.img
fastboot flash bluetooth bluetooth.img
fastboot flash devcfg devcfg.img
fastboot flash dsp dsp.img
fastboot flash featenabler featenabler.img
fastboot flash hyp hyp.img
fastboot flash imagefv imagefv.img
fastboot flash keymaster keymaster.img
fastboot flash logo logo.img
fastboot flash oem_stanvbk oem_stanvbk.img
fastboot flash odm odm.img
fastboot flash qupfw qupfw.img
fastboot flash storsec storsec.img
fastboot flash tz tz.img
fastboot flash uefisecapp uefisecapp.img
fastboot flash xbl xbl.img
fastboot flash xbl_config xbl_config.img
fastboot flash system system.img
fastboot flash vendor vendor.img
fastboot flash product product.img
fastboot reboot

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If you want to install the Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) on your OnePlus Nord 2 5G handset manually, then follow the below-mentioned guide properly. Here we have shared the ADB Sideloading method in order to flash the Stock ROM on your OnePlus device.

Guide to Install Stock ROM on OnePlus Devices via ADB Sideloading

We assume that this article is useful to you and you’ve successfully updated or installed the Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) flash file on your OnePlus Nord 2 5G device. If you have any queries, let us know in the comments below.

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