Download and Install OxygenOS 4.1.6 for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

In this comprehensive guide, you will be able to Download and Install OxygenOS 4.1.6 for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. OnePlus has released another update for OnePlus 3 and 3T. OnePlus is well known for bringing the latest updates and new features to their users. This update is packed with several bug fixes and optimisations. Though it is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, seeing the change log users are excited to update their device to new Open Beta version.

This update is rolling out via OTA (Over The Air) for those who are in the previous versions of OxygenOS. This is an incremental update which rolls out in a phase-wise manner. The update may take a few weeks to reach all the corners of the world. The fastest and best way to get the OTA update is to remain on Stock firmware, that is Marshmallow/Nougat.

You can also manually check for updates in Settings > About Phone > System Updates.If there is no update yet in your region then you can wait for few days or If you don’t want to wait for OTA, then you can follow the below step by step guide to Manually Update OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T to OxygenOS 4.1.6 | Android 7.1.1

What’s New:

  • New additions:
    • Added system push notifications for important information from OnePlus
  • Updates:
    • Updated network settings for select carriers
    • Updated OnePlus Community app to v1.8
    • Updated Android Security Patch level to 1st May 2017
    • Modified WiFi no internet indication icon
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed storage issue present on 3rd party file managers
    • Fixed VoLTE issue on certain Jio SIM cards
    • Fixed connection issue on Android Auto
  • Optimizations:
    • Battery
    • WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS
    • Proximity sensor
    • Camera low light focus
    • Expanded screenshot
  • Other changes:
    • Enhanced system stability

DISCLAIMER

TheDroidGuru.com is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide, Proceed at your own risk.

PRE-REQUISITES

  • This Update is only for OnePlus 3 and 3T Smartphones.
  • Follow the below Guide Exactly, or else it may lead to brick your device. TheDroidGuru.com is not responsible for any damage.
  • We recommend to take complete backup and proceed.
  • Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shutdown between the process.

Downloads

OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3

Steps To Flash / Install OxygenOS 4.1.6 for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

Method 1 – Installing The Full ROM

Step 1.First, Enable “Developer Option” and “USB Debugging” on your OnePlus 3 or 3T.

  • First, you have to enable the developer option.To Do So Go to Settings > About Phone > Build Number then tap on press build number 7 times to enable the developer option
OnePlus Developer Option
OnePlus Developer Option
  • Now return to the setting’s main menu and scroll down to the bottom, there should be Developer option available above System Update.Now go to Developer option then scroll down to USB debugging and enable that.
OnePlus USB Debugging
OnePlus USB Debugging

Step 2.Now download and install ADB and fastboot on your PC

Step 3.Install the OnePlus USB drivers On PC

Step 4.Download OxygenOS Firmware for Oneplus 3 or 3T and save it on your device.

Step 5.Then, switch off your phone and reboot into recovery mode.

  • Power off the OnePlus 3/3T.
  • Once your phone is switched off, press and hold the Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
OnePlus enter into recovery
OnePlus enter into recovery
  • Continue holding these two buttons till the OnePlus/Android splash screen that appears.
  • Once you are in the Recovery mode, release the power and volume down buttons.
OnePlus stock recovery
OnePlus stock recovery
  • Connect Your Phone to your PC using provided USB Cable.
Connect one plus to PC
Connect one plus to PC

Step 6.Now execute the following codes

adb devices

Step 7.Now, Install OxygenOS executing the following command.

adb sideload <finename>

Step 8.Wait until the installation process completes.Done!!!

Method 2 – Installing The OTA ROM

Step 1.Download OxygenOS 4.1.6 OTA zip file from the download section above and copy it to the internal memory of your device.

Step 2.Reboot into the Recovery mode (See the first method where we have shared the full steps)

Step 3.Your phone should now be in Stock recovery.Now select ‘Apply Update’ and select ‘Choose from Internal Storage‘.

OnePlus recovery
Image Source: OnePlus OnePlus recovery

Step 4.Now browse and select the downloaded OTA file.The Installation will start automatically.

Step 5.Wait until the process is finished and then reboot your device.Done!!!!

Hope you found this article helpful. let us know your feedback on OxygenOS 4.1.6 🙂

Some Images Source: OnePlus.net

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