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Download and Install FreedomOS on OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5 is the flagship device of Chinese company well known for its quality smartphones. OnePlus 5 was released in 2017, November, it comes with 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels at 401 PPI. OnePlus 5 is powered by Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 with 6/8 Gigs of RAM, 64/128 GB of storage options and a 16+20 MP dual rear camera. It is powered by  Android Nougat out of the box. But this is obviously not a full specification sheet but this is enough to prove that this device is indeed a flagship with at great quality.

FreedomOS on OnePlus 5

If you are looking for best Custom ROM for OnePlus 5 where most of the features come preloaded in the ROM, and you don’t have to do any extra job like installing GApps, then FreedomOS is the best ROM you have to install on your OnePlus 5. Big thanks to developer NevaX1 for developing this ROM. FreedomOS is loaded with a lot of extra features like the V4A for Audio, ARISE sound drivers and Adaway to block all the ads.

Regarding security and performance, FreedomOS comes with passed safety net test. Before flashing you can choose to install Google and System apps. FreedomOS updates depend upon stock firmware updates. In this article, we will guide you how to install FreedomOS on OnePlus 5.

Pre-requisites

  • This guide only for OnePlus 5.
  • Take a full backup before proceeding further.

How to Backup your Android Device Without Root

  • Unlock Bootloader

How to Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 5

  • Install TWRP Recovery.

How To Install TWRP and Root OnePlus 5

  • Install USB Drivers.

Download Android USB Drivers for Windows / Mac (Samsung, LG, Nexus, Motorola, HTC)

  • Maintain more than 50% – 60% battery to prevent the sudden shutdown.

Downloads

https://androidxda.net/how-to-setup-adb-fastboot-drivers-for-any-android-device-on-pc/

FreedomOS for OnePlus 5

Steps to Install FreesomOS on OnePlus 5

Step 1:

First Install TWRP Recovery on your device.

Step 2:

Download FreedomOS Zip and transfer file into your device.

Step 3:

  • Reboot your device into TWRP Recovery.
    1. Power off your device.
    2. Press and hold “Volume down button + Power button” until you see anything on the screen.

Step 4:

Now in the TWRP main menu, Click on the Wipe and swipe to factory reset.

Step 5:

Go back to the main menu in TWRP, click on install and select the FreedomOS zip file.

Step 6:

After selecting the FreedomOS zip file, do swipe to confirm flash to begin the installation process.

Step 7:

You will see Aroma Installer, follow the instructions on the screen.

Step 8:

After the installation process is completed, check the Wipe cache/Dalvik option, click on it and Swipe to wipe.

Step 9:

Now reboot your device from the TWRP main menu.

Step 10:

Done!!!

Hope you have successfully installed FreedomOS on OnePlus 5. Let us know your feedback on FreedomOS.

Written by Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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