OnePlus 6 is now receiving the a new firmware update that brings major Camera upgrades. The new firmware Oxygen OS 5.1.9 is now available for download with July 2018 Android Security Patch. It is still based on Android 8.1 Oreo. While, we also have the latest Android P Beta available for the OnePlus 6. This is possible with Project Treble support out of the box. Now download and install the latest Oxygen OS 5.1.9 to take great pictures from your OnePlus 6 camera app.
The OTA weighs around 342 MB in size from the previous Oxygen OS 5.1.8. The latest update brings improved image quality for camera, beauty mode for Selfie Portrait, and Google Lens integration. You also get VoLTE (Default On) and VoWifi for supported carriers. The most important, would be improved stability for Wi-Fi connection.
The previous Oxygen OS updates came with the critical Bootloader Unlock issue fix, improvements to front camera portrait mode, depth blur effect, Dual Sim 4G LTE Support, and many general bug fixes. So download the full stock firmware – Oxygen OS 5.1.9 for OnePlus 6.
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Changelog: Oxygen OS 5.1.9 Update for OnePlus 6
• Improved image quality
• Added beauty mode for Selfie Portrait
• Integrated Google Lens mode
• Added Group MMS
• Updated Android security patch to 2018, July
• Fixed issues with accidental touches triggering gestures (Draw V]
• Supported Telia Finland VoLTE (Default On) and VoWifi (Default Off)
• General bug fixes and improvements
Wireless & networks
• Optimized stability for Wi-Fi connection
• Fixed stability issue with the Bluetooth connection for cars
Download OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS 5.1.9 stock firmware and OTA updates
Following is the latest OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS 5.1.9 full stock signed firmware zip files flashable via custom TWRP recovery, or stock recovery mode as well. We will also show you how to capture the incremental OTA update.
Oxygen OS 5.1.9 full signed firmware zips:
Stock recovery or TWRP recovery:
How to update OnePlus 6 to latest Oxygen OS 5.1.9?
There are multiple ways to update OnePlus 6 to the latest OxygenOS firmware update. The first is to grab the full stock firmware zip from above and do a Local Upgrade.
Local Upgrade Method: Install full stock firmware zip
The Local Upgrade method is the easiest way to update any OnePlus device. This includes upgrading to Android 8.1 Oreo or even downgrading to a previous one. This can be used regardless of which Oxygen OS version your device is running. You can even install the alternative H2OS firmware onto OnePlus 6.
- Download the latest available Oxygen OS full stock firmware zip from above.
- Get the full firmware package from above for the OnePlus 6 and transfer the ROM file to the internal storage or phone storage. Place the zip file outside every folder. See the image below.
- Now go to Settings app > visit System updates > tap on the top right settings icon > choose Local Upgrade option.
- The Local Upgrade option will search for an upgrade package.
- Once you see an upgrade package, tap over it and then hit the install option.
The device will automatically reboot and perform an upgrade. First boot may take a few minutes. If it doesn’t, you may want to perform a factory reset. However, doing so may result in loss of data.
OTA Update method: Install OTA zip
Secondly, you can capture the OTA update by going to Settings > System Updates > Check for OTA updates. Download OTA and install using stock recovery or ADB sideload method.
If you don’t see any action there, thwn using a VPN application such as SurfEasy Secure Android VPN can help. The OTA is usually live in regions of Germany and Canada. So download a VPN app and change the location to the countries above and check for OTA updates.
Root Method: Flash Oxygen OS ROM using TWRP
- Make sure your device is rooted, with Unlocked Bootloader, and latest TWRP recovery insralled. Read: How to root OnePlus 6?
- Download the latest Oxygen OS full firmware zip from above.
- Transfer all the files to device storage.
- Reboot into TWRP recovery.
- Take a full Nandroid Backup.
- If you are coming from official OxygenOS, you can also do a dirty flash. Meaning, without wiping anything.
- However, if you have a custom ROM installed, is highly recommended to wipe the data, cache, and system first. So go to Wipe > Advanced wipe > and select partitions such as system, data, cache, etc. Do not wipe internal storage. Otherwise, do a factory reset from TWRP.
- Flash the Oxygen OS ROM zip.
- Wipe cache and Dalvik cache.
- Reboot to system.