Android update on the OnePlus X

Android update on the OnePlus X

The OnePlus X is one of the few smartphones in the world to offer the new OnePlus operating system: OxygenOS. This software based on version 5.1 of Android Lollipop replaces Cyanogen who equipped his OnePlus One. In this article, you will find the latest information on Android updates for the OnePlus X.

OxygenOS: the system of OnePlus X low on Android

The OnePlus X runs on OxygenOS, an improved version of Android Stock with some new features.

The OS gives room for more customization than the classic version of Android, giving you the opportunity to define a darker theme, to change the commands by gestures, to change the navigation keys and the permissions of the applications, to customize notification colors …

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OxygenOS leaves more room for customization. AndroidPIT

Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the OnePlus X

Oxygen OS already offers some features of the next version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, such as dark mode and the ability to manage application permissions. Android Marshmallow is also guaranteed for the OnePlus X.

OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus X will receive Android Marshmallow from next week (early October). Unfortunately, Marshmallow will be the last major update of OnePlus X. The reason? The smartphone is equipped with an old Snadragon 801 processor whose graphics drivers are not compatible with Nougat.

Oxygen News OS 2.2.0-X

Deployment of the latest version of Oxygen OS has started. The update via OTA is intended for all users and is currently deployed for everyone.

This update aims to correct the bug affecting the manual mode of the camera. This resulted in the corruption of some captured images using the Phone Camera app.

The update is slight (9.5 MB) and includes only this bug fix.

Oxygen News OS 2.2.0

Deployment of the latest version of Oxygen OS has started. The update via OTA is for the moment reserved a small percentage of users but will be deployed for everyone very quickly.

The update includes a list of bugfixes and improvements. Here are a few :

  • Adding a manual mode for the camera
  • Added an option to save your photos directly to the SD card
  • Adding parameters to the dual-SIM management
  • Improved OTA update application
  • Security patches and various bugs

How to install Oxygen OS 2.2.0 on OnePlus X


Installation procedure

  • Flash your OnePlus X. You can use TWRP for example
  • Dzipper the Oxygen OS update on your computer
  • Transfer the file from your computer to the phone
  • Restart the phone in recovery mode. Press the Power and Volume Down keys during reboot to do this
  • Reset to factory settings (Factory Reset) the phone
  • Go to the menu Install after reboot
  • Indicate where the file is
  • Restart your OnePlus X

Normally, your OnePlus X is installed on the new version of Oxygen OS.

If you have additional information about the arrival of Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the OnePlus X, tell us in the comments.

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