How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat Update On Your OnePlus 3

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As we know, The Android 7.0 Nougat Beta version is rolling out for next software update on OnePlus devices. A few months back the company was testing Android Nougat in OnePlus 3, and now this update comes as an ‘OxygenOS Open Beta 9’ update with a lot of improvements likes Added Expanded Screenshots, Shelf Design Optimizations, General UI Optimizations, etc.

It is a Beta version now but besides that the company also promised to release the stable Android 7.0 Nougat update for both OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T in the next week. If you are crazy for this update, you can install this Beta version for OnePlus 3 instantly. You can use Windows, Mac or Linux for that installation. Let’s see the installation procedure for the ‘OxygenOS Open Beta 9’ in OnePlus 3.

OnePlus 3 Android 7.0 Nougat Beta

How to install on OnePlus 3

On Windows\Mac\Linux

  1. Download and install ADB software (For Windows) / Android zip file (For Mac)
  2. For Windows simply download the OxygenOS Open Beta 9 ROM
  3. For Mac download the update package then transfer it to the desktop. Open Terminal and Type cd Desktop/Android then enter ./ADB-Install-Mac.sh.

On OnePlus 3

  1. Backup your personal data and files before installing
  2. Power off your smartphone
  3. By holding the power and volume down button together open the recovery mode
  4. Choose the language ‘English’
  5. Select ‘Install from ADB’ option
  6. When the device enters the ‘Sideload mode’ then connect this device with your laptop or desktop.
  7. Open the folder where you save the update package (OxygenOS Open Beta 9 ROM)
  8. Hold ‘Shift’ and Right click then choose the option ‘open command window here’ to open a command prompt.
  9. When your device is detected in ADB, run “adb sideload <filename>” command on Window and “./adb sideload <filename>” command on Mac or Linux.
  10. When the full procedure is done reboot your device and enjoy the Android Nougat.

Warning: Do this process at your own risk. We will not be responsible for any damage caused to your devices.

Note: If you already registered for the beta program through OnePlus 3 device previously then you don’t need to do this step because you will get that update as an OTA update in your device. But there is a problem; you don’t get any official software update when you are in this Beta version. For the official software updates, you have to flash back to any official builds.

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