If you are the Oneplus One mobile user and want to test the latest version of Android OS 6.0 Marshmallow. Here is the tutorial which you can follow on your phone and install the Android 6.0 AOSP custom ROM on your phone. The custom ROM is an unofficial build, cooked using the AOSP code of Marshmallow update that Google made available for the public. We tested the same on our phone and the ROM is working fine. Let’s take a look how to update oneplus one with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
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CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Oneplus One android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL ONEPLUS DRIVERS
First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to sendbasic linux commands, and a variety Android specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.
Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOUR ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
INSTALL ANDROID 6 CUSTOM ROM ON ONEPLUS ONE
Step 1. To get started you need a rooted phone with TWRP recovery, Check out our guide here how to do that
Step 2. Download the required files:
Step 3. Copy the ROM and the gapps into the phone’s internal memory
Step 4. Now boot the phone in recovery mode. Power off your phone and Press and hold Power + Volume Down buttons at the same time, let go when you see the OnePlus logo coming up
Step 5. Now you are in recovery main menu. Go to Wipe and select Advanced Wipe. Select “Dalvik Cache, Cache, Data and System” option. Then perform the wipe by swiping.
Step 6. Go back and Tap on Install and then Select the ROM file and the flashing process will start on your phone.
Step 7. After this Falsh the Gapps package.
Step 8. Reboot the phone.
First boot will take some time. Now you Oneplus is running on Android 6 ROM.