In this guide you would be able to download and install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 on OnePlus 3. The HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 for OnePlus 3 is pretty stable can be use as daily drivers also you can visit this XDA link to see the status about stability, further the ROM has a changed interface with no app drawer and huge customized features with a lot of changes. If you wish to carry on with this build then just go ahead and follow the detailed instructions.
There are multiple benefits of installing custom ROM on your OnePlus 3 provides a variety of customization which unfortunately can’t find in the stock firmware. The custom ROMs gives you freedom to overclock CPU, install tweaking mods and tons of other software to enhance device performance further you can install themes to customize the device look. Just go ahead and install the HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 on OnePlus 3.
Note: This not an official update from device manufacturer but it’s a custom ROM from third party developers so check twice before installing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 on your OnePlus 3.
How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 on OnePlus 3
Before you Begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, custom recovery etc. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
- Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
- Download OnePlus 3 USB drivers
- Your device should have a working TWRP or CWM recovery installed on your device or if you haven’t then visit our custom recovery section and choose your device.
Process to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 on OnePlus 3
Connect your device to your PC and copy the ROM and Google apps zip on your device storage.
Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).
Once your device enters into TWRP recovery, create a Nandroid backup of your device or follow our guide to create a Nandroid backup (this will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware) if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware.
Once the Nandroid process completes, tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)
Now it’s the time to flash the Marshmallow firmware on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 zip file
Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.
Once done with the above step, now apply the same process with the installation of gapps.zip.
Wait for the installation process to complete.
Once completed Reboot your device.
If your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue
That’s it! You have successfully installed Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via HydrogenOS ROM V1.4.0 on your OnePlus 3. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.