Though OnePlus dropped the Android Pie update for Oneplus 5/5T few weeks ago, it is yet to fix the bugs that were originally spotted. In the first week of January, the company rolled out OxygenOS 9.0.1 for the 2017 flagship duo. This update brought a lot of improvements to various aspects. However, that was not enough from what it seems. Certain bugs are persistent. So to deal with that, OxygenOS 9.0.2 for OnePlus 5/5T is now rolling out.
The update mainly aims to fix the Wi-Fi connectivity issue with the third-party Apps. The software also fixes issues with the physical/capacitative button on OnePlus 5. Sometimes these buttons are not working according to some reports.
Changelog: OxygenOS 9.0.2 for OnePlus 5/5T
Here is the official changelog of the latest hotfix OxygenOS 9.0.2.
- Hot Fix
- Fixed WiFi connectivity issue with certain third-party Apps
- Fixed issue with physical/capacitive navigation buttons not working at times(OnePlus 5 only)
- Improved stability for Wi-Fi connection
- Optimized sRGB display mode
- Optimized Reading mode
- Fixed issue with 4G VoLTE toggle missing
- Fixed random reboots when Screen Casting
Capturing the OTA: OxygenOS 9.0.2 for Oneplus 5/5T
As usual, the OxygenOS 9.0.2 is rolling over-the-air. It will gradually knock into all the regions. Your devices can get hold of the OTA as it becomes available in your region. If the software update is delayed, you can search for it manually as well. To do it, Go to phone Settings --> System-->Tap on System Updates. Now tap on Check for the official OTA update.
If the update shows up with new changelog and OxygenOS version, then download it by connecting to a Wi-Fi network to download the OTA. Charge the battery of your device up to 50% or more before downloading the update.
If you don't get the OTA, we have put up the official firmware. You can download it below and flash it manually to upgrade your 5 and 5T to hotfix OxygenOS 9.0.2.
Download OxygenOS 9.0.2 for OnePlus 5/5T
Here is the download link from the official servers.
How To Install OxygenOS 9.0.2 for OnePlus 5/5T
There are two ways to install the latest OxygenOS 9.0.2 on OnePlus 5/5T. The first one is the local upgrade method where you have to move the ROM zip file to your device storage. Then install it by booting the phone into recovery mode. The second method is by flashing the ROM via ADB Sideload method. You can check out both the methods below.
Before moving to the OTA zip file installation process. You have to follow certain instructions and install a few tools and utilities.
- These ROM files are exclusively for OnePlus 5/5T devices.
- Make sure that you have the OnePlus USB drivers installed.
- Ensure to completely charge your phone's battery to avoid interruption during the update process.
- Download the ADB Fastboot tools. (Required for ADB sideloading)
- Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any damage to your device while/after flashing this update.
How to Install Hotfix OxygenOS 9.0.2 for OnePlus 5/5T [Local Upgrade]
Step-1 Download the OTA zip file and move it to the internal storage on your respective device.
Step-2 Now go to Settings App > System Updates > click on Settings icon > Local Upgrade
Step-3 Select the OTA file you moved in the first step.
Step-4 Now you will see a prompt screen to upgrade your phone, Click Upgrade Now.
Step-5 Your device will reboot and flash the OTA file via Stock Recovery.
Now, after installing this OxygenOS firmware, your phone will reboot into the latest system version.
Alternatively, you can install the OxygenOS 9.0.2 hotfix by using the ADB Sideload method. Check the link below for the tutorial.
So, if you were worried about the bugs on your 5/5T, then make sure to get hold of the OxygenOS 9.0.2. It should take care of the bugs.