Install OxygenOS 12 on OnePlus Devices

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In this guide, we will show you how to install OxygenOS 12 on OnePlus devices. OxygenOS is OnePlus’ proprietary Android skin for it’s devices. The OxygenOS 12 is based on Android 12 and brings in a different look over stock Android. OnePlus also puts in some extra features to make OxygenOS unique.

For users of OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 beta update had officially been released by OnePlus. Apart from that, the closed beta program for OxygenOS 12 is also available for a few users of OnePlus 9R and, OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro.

Recently, OnePlus started rolling out the official OxygenOS 12 update for their devices, starting with the OnePlus 9 series.

In this guide below, we will show you the way to install the OxygenOS 12 on your OnePlus device.

Install OxygenOS 12 on OnePlus

Download OxygenOS 12 Update

Before you install OxygenOS 12 on your device, you need to have the firmware downloaded on your device. So in order to download the update on your device, head over to the Settings app on your OnePlus and then proceed to the System section.

Now go to System updates and then tap on Download update for the download to begin.

As the update rolls out in batches to devices in different regions, it may be possible that your device has not yet received the update OTA. So in this case, download the update from below:

Devices

As we said, the update has first rolled out to the OnePlus 9 series, which includes the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. The next devices that receive the update are:

  • OnePlus 9R
  • OnePlus 8
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • OnePlus 8T

Also read: Install MIUI 12.5 and 12.5 Enhanced on Xiaomi Phones

Install OxygenOS 12 Update On OnePlus Devices

If you received an OTA update and downloaded the update from within the Settings app of your device, the you can easily install the update by going to the Settings app > System > System Updates > and then tap on Install now to initiate the installation of OxygenOS 12 on your device.

But in case your device has not received the OxygenOS 12 update yet and you have downloaded the update file from the links provided above, then follow the following steps to install OxygenOS 12 update on your device:

Step 1: Download the update file from the links above according to your device and region.

Step 2: After the download is complete, proceed to File manager.

Step 3: Search for the file you downloaded and then select the file by pressing and holding.

Step 4: Now tap on the three vertical dots to view further actions.

Step 5: Tap on Cut or Copy.

Step 6: Now go to Internal Storage.

Step 7: Now paste the file in root directory of your phone. Now you can proceed to install the update in the standard way.

Step 8: Proceed to Settings.

Step 9: Head over to the System section.

Step 10: Tap on System updates.

Step 11: Finally, tap on install now to install OxygenOS 12 update on your phone.

So that was it from our side on how to install OxygenOS 12 on OnePlus devices. We hope that you found this guide helpful. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.

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