Update OnePlus X manually with OTA Oxygen OS 2.1.2

Happy news for OnePlus X users who is waiting for a new update. OnePlus X has released a new update for the device. the user of the OnePlus can update their with the new OTA Oxygen OS 2.1.2. users need to update their device with the new OS manually and please note that this is an official update and you don’t need to worry anything about the update. Please check the below steps to know how to manually update the OnePlus X with OTA Oxygen OS 2.1.2.

The company is pushing the OTA notification gradually and not all the user will receive the update altogether. you will need to wait till you get the notification or you can manually update your device. Users must also know that to get the OTA, One plus X should already be running on an official Oxygen OS and this doesn’t ensure root access.

The OTA Oxygen OS 2.1.2 update won’t bring any major changes in the OS and it still based on Android Lolipop 5.1.1. you will need to wait for more to get the Android Marshmallow Update.

Manually Update OnePlus X with OTA Oxygen OS 2.1.2

This is an official update and updating your phone with this update won’t make you loose the warranty of the device. please make sure that you have backup all your personal data before updating your device with the same.

  1. Download the OTA Oxygen OS 2.1.2 from  this page and save it in the desktop.
  2. Connect your OnePlus X with the USB cable to your computer.
  3. Transfer the downloaded file to your device.
  4. Power off the smartphone and enter into the recovery mode of your device.
  5. To enter into the recovery mode press and hold power + volume down buttons.
  6. In the Recovery menu find the “install update” option to start the update.
  7. Load the firmware file that you have downloaded and copied into your device.
  8. Start the Installation
  9. After the installation is done select the “reboot system now option”
  10. if the device has showed the boot loop. go to the recovery menu and select the options “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe Dalvik cache”
  11. Reboot the device, now your device is updated with the latest OS.


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