OnePlus confirmed Android P for OnePlus 6 phone but for OnePlus 5 / 5T phones, the latest software update is slated to be released later this year.
OnePlus 5 was launched on June 2017 while its predecessor OnePlus 5T was released on November 2017 both phones got their then latest OS, Android Oreo update a top of OxygenOS on Nov & Feb 2018 respectively.
When Can i expect Android P release for OnePlus 5 / 5T ?
By going through its past records for pushing latest OS release, I assume OnePlus would take at least 3 months to release Android P release for 5 & 5T phones later this year.
Android P Release Date for OnePlus 5/5T: End 2018
Latest news from xda-developers says, the Android Pie Open beta for OnePlus 6, 5 , 5T phones available.
This is my expectations. This may happen sooner or later.
How to Download & Install Android P on your OnePlus 5/5T ?
- Just like how you would do latest software update available
- Goto Settings-> About-> Software Update
- Click ” Accept ” let it run & reboot on its own
Before OS upgrade, always charge your phone up 80%.
One thing you should know about is, For OnePlus 6 the Android P release would be a pure untouched OS just like how other phones like Mi Mix 2S, Nokia 7 Plus, Oppo, Vivo who joined Android Treble ( developer program ) gets it.
The untouched Android P experience will be a different one, you’ll enjoy the smoothness of the software along with powerful performance of the hardware that comes with OnePlus 6.
But Android P update for OnePlus 5 & 5T would come out with OnePlus’s own OxygenOS just like how it’s been doing all these days.
Take backup of important data or complete copy of your phone to your PC/portable HD.
Once you install Android P, you can always roll back to previous version anytime you want.
If there’s any other way available to install Android P manually on OnePlus 5, 5T phones, i will update the same on this article.
Are you planning to get OnePlus 6 or would stick with OnePlus 5T or 5 ?