Android 7.1.1 Nougat is now available for OnePlus 2 devices via Cosmic Custom ROM. The Cosmic ROM is now getting much popularity in the world of custom ROMs. Now OnePlus 2 users can test the latest Android Nougat experience on their smartphones. This latest custom ROM is based on Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The Cosmic custom ROM comes with additional features, performance and battery life improvements. This custom firmware is very fast, stable and smoothly run on OnePlus 2. This is not officially announced by OnePlus or Google but just a custom ROM. Your device must be rooted and have the latest custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) pre-installed on it.
By following this step by step guide, you can quickly update your OnePlus 2 to Cosmic Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM. The Cosmic custom ROM includes all Nougat impressive features and a lot of customizations so that you can modify your device according to your wish. Before proceeding keep in mind to take a full backup of all your valuable data because flashing this custom firmware your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing Cosmic custom ROM Android 7.1.1 Nougat on OnePlus 2, then go ahead and follow the given steps.
Android 7.1.1 Cosmic Nougat Custom Firmware Features:
Doze Pulse: Ambient Display toggle, Hand wave, Pocket mode
Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
SuperUser Indicator Switch
Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
Carrier Label Switch
Time & date
Day & date Toogle
Centre/Right/Left Clock Choice
Battery % Text
Network Traffic Indicator
Network Traffic Arrows Switch
Statusbar Cosmic Logo
Cosmic logo Color
Cosmic logo Position
Ticker Text color
Ticker Icon Color
CLock And Alarm Customizations
Weather Panel Customizations
Lockscreen Bottom Shortcuts
Lockscreen General Shortcuts
100+ Icons for Shortcuts
Lockscreen Media Art/Enable Disable
Quick PIN/Pattern Unlock
Lockscreen Weather Widget
Lockscreen Icons Color
Quick Settings Draggable Tiles
Dynamic Tiles Adjustment
Number of columns/rows
LongPress Toogles to Enter Settings
Disable Immersive Mode Messages
Force Expand Notification
Advanced Reboot Menu
Power Menu Customizations
Reboot(Recovery, Bootloader, Soft Reboot)
Power Menu End Calls Switch
On the Go Mode
Long Press Actions
Double Tap Actions
Menu Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
Wake Up Device
Ringtone Volume Control
Swap Buttons on Landscape mode
Volume Key Answer
Camera Shutter Sound Enable/Disable
SystemUI Tuner Icon Settings
Enabled By default
Removed Demo mode and Tweaked SystemUI Tuner
StatusBar Icons Customizations
Quick Settings Customizations
Expanded Desktop Mode
Heads Up Switch and customizations
Configurable 0,90,180,270 Degree Rotation
Lock Screen Autorotate Switch
Battery Light Customizations
Notification Light Customizations
Performance Tweaks (Kernel Auditor Inbuilt)
Working screen-off Gestures
Overall Smoothness Improvements
This guide containing the Cosmic Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM is working with the OnePlus 2 devices. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your OnePlus 2 during or after the installation of Cosmic ROM. Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make sure that the battery level of your OnePlus 2 is at least about 80% before moving to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the OnePlus 2 on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on One Plus One from Settings > Developer Options.
- Your phone should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
- Download Android 7.1.1 Nougat Cosmic ROM
- Download Google Apps
Steps to Install Cosmic Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM on OnePlus 2:
Here we have given a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat based Cosmic custom ROM (Cosmic-OS_oneplus2_7.1.1_20170209_1.3-OFFICIAL.zip) on OnePlus 2.
Step No 1: – First, download the Cosmic Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
Step No 2: – Now, connect your OnePlus 2 to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Move the Cosmic firmware and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.
Step No 4: – Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Turn ON the OnePlus 2 while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.
Step No 7: – Go back the main Recovery menu and choose install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard.
Step No 8: – Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the Cosmic ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.
Step No 9: – Once the ROM is successfully installed on your OnePlus 2, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
Step No 10: – After the installation of Cosmic Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to reboot the phone.
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
That’s All! You have successfully updated OnePlus 2 to the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Cosmic custom ROM.