This tutorial will guide you on how to update OnePlus One to Android 5.0 Lollipop using Official firmware package
OnePlus One has finally got the most awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update and the official firmware package or the ROM is available for download at OnePlus community forum. As the ROM is available for download you can manually update OnePlus One to Android 5.0 Lollipop by following the steps listed in this guide.
Before we proceed to update OnePlus One to Android 5.0 Lollipop we must follow some steps to prepare OnePlus One for the update process and also to avoid interruptions in between the update process.
- Backup all of your data to safe place, since to install this ROM we have to wipe all the data and settings.
- Make sure battery percentage is above 80%.
- Enable USB Debugging from Developer Options.
- Root OnePlus One.
- Install Custom Recovery on OnePlus One.
- Create a Nandroid Backup.
Assuming that you are done with all the above requisites, you can proceed to update OnePlus One to Android 5.0 Lollipop using Official ROM.
Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible in any manner for any damage occurred to OnePlus One. So understand the risk involved and proceed at your own risk.
- OnePlus One Lollipop ROM
- Google Apps Package
How to update OnePlus One to Android 5.0 Lollipop using Official firmware:
- Download the ROM package and Google Apps package from the above links.
- Copy both the packages to the root of your SD card or internal storage.
- Enable Advanced reboot option on OnePlus One from Settings > Developer Options.
- Now long press power button and tap on Reboot > Recovery.
- Now your device will enter into Recovery Mode.
- Tap on wipe and wipe data, cache and dalvik cache.
- Now tap on install and choose the ROM package and Google Apps package and swipe the slider to install them.
- Once installed, Reboot OnePlus One.
After reboot you are going to taste the sweetness of Android 5.0 Lollipop on OnePlus One. Do let us know in the comments section if you face any issues, while trying to update OnePlus One to Android 5.0 Lollipop.