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OnePlus 2 is a lucky device to receive yet another OTA update with Oxygen OS 3.6.1. The new OTA update features the latest October 2017 security patch level. The October OTA is only available for OnePlus 3/3T for Android 8.0 Oreo firmware update released under the Open Beta program. Even the the OnePlus 5 is on the September patch with Oxygen OS 4.5.13. Today, Oxygen OS 3.6.1 is rolling out for OnePlus 2 with latest security patch and KRACK WPA2 vulnerability fix.
According to the discoverer of the WPA 2 vulnerability, the exploit can leak user data even on highly encrypted network. A hacker once penetrated into the network can gain access to your usernames and passwords. Even though the network data is encrypted over HTTPS or SSL, the WPA2 exploit leaves the user connection vulnerable to data leak. It is a LAN or WiFi router level exploit. Hence, all the devices in your network including your WiFi, smartphones, gadgets, etc. should be patched with KRACK fix.
OnePlus 2 is still on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and may never receive 7.1 Nougat. However, it continues to receive monthly security updates and critical bug fixes such as Oxygen OS 3.6.1. You will also see improvements to the OOS framework and Android system.
Following is the update log for Oxygen OS 3.6.1:
- Updated Android security patch level to October 2017
- Fixed WPA2 security issue
- General bug fixes and improvements
This confirms KRACK WPA2 vulnerability fix for OnePlus 3/3T and OnePlus 5/5T.
How to download Oxygen OS 3.6.1 for OnePlus 2?
Update: The signed full stock firmware and OTA updates are now available.
Unfortunately, at this moment, the full stock firmware file and OAT update is not available. We are trying our best to get the offline
If you have received the OTA notification, then don’t update it just yet. First, capture the OTA update using this tutorial. Share the OTA with us and help the OnePlus community.
Alternatively, see how to download OTA updates on OnePlus:
- Make sure your device is running the latest update Oxygen OS 3.6.0.
- Now, download and install a VPN app like Opera VPN from play store.
- Open Opera VPN and change location to Canada or Germany.
- Now, go to Settings > System update > check for OTA updates.
- A OTA notification will pop up.
- Download and install Oxygen OS 3.6.1 OTA update.
- Reboot to system once done.
Try different locations of it doesn’t work.
Download Oxygen OS 3.6.1 full signed firmware zip
The full firmware zip is the complete sock firmware that can be used to restore Oneplus 2. It is also a TWRP flashable ROM.
Stay tuned for we will update the link here.
Oxygen OS 3.6.1 for OnePlus 2 | Download full stock firmware
If you have stock recovery installed on OnePlus 2, then do a Local upgrade.
For TWRP recovery users, simply flash the full stock firmware. Do a dirty flash.
Oxygen OS 3.6.0 OTA update | Download | From OOS 3.6.0
For OTA updates, install via stock recovery or ADB sideload method.