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The flagship phone OnePlus 3 is getting a lot of attention lately due to the frequent updates to its operating system. The software development team is working hard on making the device desirable to the users. A new update is rolling out for the OnePlus 3 with the Oxygen OS version 3.2.4. Not many manufacturers release software updates and fixes so frequently. This new update brings hotfix patch and fixes the auto reboot issue that some of the users are facing. It also improves the call quality and brings several other carrier optimizations. The previous Oxygen OS versions brought critical software updates to optimize the RAM management, improve camera quality, and much more. With this new hotfix patch, the former flagship killer phone has become even more likable. Moreover, OnePlus has already updated the OP 3 with the latest AOSP security patch with the Oxygen OS 2.2.2. You can check the full changelog from below and from the previous Oxygen OS 3.2.2 update tutorial as well.
Changelog for OOS v3.2.4 for OnePlus 3?
- Hotfix patch
- Fixed the auto-reboot issue.
- Improved call quality.
- Implemented various fixes and carrier optimizations.
Though some of the users have been facing new issues like network lock for 4G LTE not being stable, meaning, it automatically switches to 3G or 2G. This could be a network error though and we are not certain about it at this moment. However, we will keep you updated if more such bugs are reported. Another issue is that the FPS gets activated when the message, “Pocket mode is on” is displayed.
Download Oxygen OS 3.2.4 OTA and Full ROM
- OxygenOS 3.2.2 -> OxygenOS 3.2.4 | Direct Link from ColorOS
- For previous updates check out the link below.
Flashable Full Firmware File (Full ROM zip file)
- Oxygen OS 3.2.4 Full Firmware file→ Download [Mirror] | File: OnePlus3Oxygen_16_OTA_013_all_1608061823_765c081a5c8e4dad.zip (1.26 GB)
- Previous Oxygen OS 3.2.2 → Download link | OTA and Full Firmware
The following tutorial will not only get the latest Oxygen OS onto your brand new OnePlus 3 from the previous OOS 3.2.1 but also enable you to flash it from any OOS version. There are basically 2 methods to install the ROM. One is via stock recovery or ADB sideload (OTA update) and the other is via TWRP recovery (flashable full firmware file). The methods are listed below and will direct you to the exact tutorial.
How to Install Oxygen OS 3.2.4 on OnePlus 3 via Stock and TWRP Recovery?
Non-Rooted devices: use OTA update and flash via stock recovery or adb sideload
Simply grab the OTA and manually flash it using stock recovery. Transfer OTA to internal storage. Boot into stock recovery and hit “apply updates from storage”. Select the OTA and profit. For a detailed tutorial on using stock recovery, head over to this tutorial: How to Install Oxygen OS OTA Update on OnePlus devices with Stock Recovery. (Method one there.) This method may not work with every OnePlus device.
Secondly, if the above method fails then you have the option to flash the OTA using ADB sideload method. This is the manual method for installing the OTA zip file on most of the Android devices. For this method to work, you need to setup ADB and fastboot environment on your PC, connect your device via USB, and enter “adb sideload <filename>.zip” command via terminal or command prompt. To install OTA update via ADB sideload, download the file from above and head over to this tutorial for detailed steps: How to install OTA updates on Android device using ADB sideload method?
Rooted devices: use full ROM zip file and flash via TWRP recovery
For those of you who have rooted and set up a custom TWRP recovery onto their OnPlus 3 device, can manually flash the Oxygen OS 3.2.4 flashable zip file. You can proceed with dirty flash, meaning, without wiping data, cache, etc. Simply boot into TWRP recovery and flash the latest full signed flashable zip by tapping the install button. To root the newest Oxygen OS 3.2.4, flash the latest stable SuperSU 2.76 on Marshmallow. For a full TWRP tutorial head over to this page: How to flash Oxygen OS update signed zip file using TWRP?
Source: OnePlus Forums, OnePlus Support, Color OS, XDA