Download OxygenOS Beta 8 Nougat firmware for OnePlus 3

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Finally OnePlus released the Android 7.0 Nougat update for OnePlus 3 via OxygenOS beta 8 update. The OxygenOS beta 8 Nougat firmware OnePlus 3 was announced to be released at the end of November so OnePlus kept it’s promise and the Nougat for OnePlus 3 is finally here. The OxygenOS beta 8 Nougat is not available via OTA so just grab the firmware size 1.3GB from the link provided below and install it via adb sideload. The whole process is mentioned below along the complete changelog for the OxygenOS beta 8 Nougat update.

What’s New in OxygenOS Beta 8 Nougat firmware: (Source OnePlus)

oxygenos-beta-8-changelog

How to install OxygenOS Beta 8 Nougat firmware on OnePlus 3

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which include flashing Stock Firmware. 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.

Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 80%

Download these files:

Download OnePlus USB drivers.

Download and Extract adb fastboot.

How to install OxygenOS Beta 8 Nougat firmware on OnePlus 3

Download the firmware from the link provided below.

Now connect your device to the PC using USB cable.

Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the OxygenOS Beta 8 Nougat firmware zip inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.

Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.

Click on Open command prompt here as shown in picture below.

Command-prompt

Issue the following command to reboot your device into recovery mode

adb reboot recovery

Once in TWRP recovery then choose “install from USB” and tap OK. It will enable the adb sideload mode.

Then type the following command to start the flashing process.

adb sideload ota.zip

One done with the process just reboot your device or simple type “fastboot reboot”

Download OxygenOS Beta 8 Nougat firmware for OnePlus 3

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed the OxygenOS Beta 8 Nougat firmware on OnePlus 3 please let us know. For any queries comment us in the below provided space.

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