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How To Install Oxygen OS 4.0.1 Official Update on OnePlus 3

OnePlus doesn’t miss a single chance to surprise users. OnePlus announced another official update Oxygen OS 4.0.1 for onePlus 3. This latest update is still the Android 7.0, but it comes with some bug fixes along with January security patch. Your Smartphone can and should receive Oxygen OS 4.0.1 update anytime soon. The official OTA update file weight only around 36 MB that brings some critical issues such as network issue, battery drain problem and some stability fixes have resolved. OnePlus released the official Oxygen OS 4.0.1 firmware which is rolling out via OTA (over-the-air) in stages so not all users can get at the same time. If the update has not yet reached in your region then still you can install it manually.

The latest update OxygenOS 4.0.1 added new Notification and setting menu design, multi window, and custom DPI support to your OnePlus3 Smartphone. Also, this update fixed the general problems like boot loops, lags, bugs, force close errors, screen freeze and much more. Once you can install this update, you can remove unresponsive processes, uninstall malware, delete inappropriate tools and stop any other Android malfunctions. If you are interested in updating you OnePlus 3 to official update Oxygen OS 4.0.1, then go ahead and follow the given steps.

How To Install Oxygen OS 4.0.1 Official Update on OnePlus 3 1

Oxygen OS 4.0.1 Official Firmware Features:

Upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat
New Notifications Design
New Settings Menu Design
– Multi-Window View
Notification Direct Reply
Custom DPI Support
Added Status Bar icon Options
Improved Shelf Customization
Updated APN Settings for select Carriers
Fixed Proximity Sensor bug during calls
Increased System Stability


This guide containing the Oxygen OS 4.0.1 update can be used for the OnePlus 3 devices only. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. It is recommended to check the model number of your device first.


AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your OnePlus 3 device during or after the installation of Oxygen OS 4.0.1 Update. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on the OnePlus 3 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the OnePlus 3 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Your device should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
  • The bootloader of your OnePlus 3 must be unlocked.
  • Make sure that the battery level of the device is above 80% before going ahead.

Steps to update OnePlus 3 to Oxygen OS 4.0.1 Official Firmware Android 7.0 Nougat:

Step No 1: First, setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC.

Step No 2: Download the Oxygen OS 4.0.1 official firmware file (OnePlus3Oxygen_16_OTA_035-037_patch_1701041839_abad2d45.zip) on the desktop of your PC from the above-given link and rename it to ota.zip

Step No 3: Next, Enable USB Debugging on your Oneplus 3 by navigating to Setting > Developer Options.

Step No 4: Connect your OnePlus 3 with your PC/laptop.

Step No 5: Open the folder where you have placed the downloaded OTA.zip file and open command windows within the folder.

Step No 6: Type the following command and hit Enter to reboot your phone into Recovery Mode.

adb reboot recovery

Step No 7: Select the “Install from USB” option in Recovery Mode.

Step No 8: Type the following command and hit Enter.

adb sideload ota.zip

9: The installation process will be initiated, so wait for the installation to be completed.

Done! You have successfully installed the OxygenOS 4.0.1 update on OnePlus 3.

Bhatti Junaid

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