OnePlus has released Android Oreo beta for the OnePlus 5 smartphone. Other companies working on releasing an Android Oreo beta version for their phones include the likes of Samsung or Nokia.
How to install Android Oreo beta version for OnePlus 5
Just like any other update, before downloading it, users need to backup their files. Those who are interested of installing OTA update zip using ADB Sideload, it is necessary to follow certain steps. The first one is to download the ROM’s zip file, and then the phone has to be connected to the PC via a USB. The ROM’s zip file has to be placed in the same ADB folder where the ADB tools are installed. Afterwards, the user has to press Shift and Right click together and select the “Open command window here” option.
To get the phone into recovery mode, it is necessary to type in: adb reboot recovery and hold power and volume key. The Android Recovery screen will appear and the option “Apply Update from ADB” has to be selected.
In order to install the OREO ROM file, the user must type adb sideloadNAME_OF_YOUR_ROM_FILE.zip + the name of the ROM. Zip file.
Before going through all these steps, OpenPlus 5 owners should remember that the beta version is not stable and it might have bugs or other issues.
The new OnePlus smartphone has been released back in June and it is the successor of the OnePlus 3T. The new smartphone was not named OnePlus 4 because the Chinese company felt that four is not a lucky number. Chinese people consider the number four unlucky. The device has a 3,300 mAh battery, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU, 6 or 8 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB UFS.