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Android P Beta and Device tree & kernel source for OnePlus 6

  1. Manu J. Beta Program and Dev Relations Staff Member May 15, 2018

    Manu J., May 15, 2018 :
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    Hey everyone,

    It's a BIG!! day. We just announced our newest device. If you aren't up to speed on the OnePlus 6, be sure to check out the announcement thread for all the details.

    we are proud to offer OnePlus 6 users an early glimpse at the future of Android. Download the Android P Beta for access to some of the latest Android features, and get your apps ready for the upcoming update, When we launched the OnePlus 3, we started a very interesting tradition, Zero Day sources for our devices. Since then, every device has launched with them, and we are not stopping now!

    The kernel sources can be downloaded right now on our Github page, Device tree are coming very soon.

    As the name suggests, this build of Android P is best suited for developers and early adopters. As it is still in an early stage of development, we do not recommend flashing this ROM if you have little to no experience in software development or flashing custom ROMs. Proceed at your own risk!

    Caution: You should understand the risk of BRICKING your phone, read the instructions carefully and be 100% sure of what you are doing, and please always backup your important data before flashing. You MUST have a PC with adb tools to go back MP Oreo version.

    Please note: This instruction is only for OnePlus 6, and please make sure the battery level is above 30% and minimum 3GB of available storage space.

    MP version = Stable official version
    DP version = Developer Preview version


    I.Instruction of upgrading from MP version to DP version – Local Upgrade

    Upgrading process:
    Please note: This upgrade will clear all contents of the phone, please make sure to back up.

    1. Download the latest ROM upgrade package from the specified server.
    2. Copy ROM upgrade package to mobile phone storage.
    3. Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%.
    4. Press the power button and choose to shut down.
    5. Press the power button + volume down to enter recovery mode.
    6. Select Wipe data/factory reset, click power, select yes, confirm.
    7. Select Reboot system now.
    8. Update successfully.


    II. Instruction of upgrading from DP version to DP version – Local Upgrade

    Upgrading process:
    Please note: We highly recommend backing up all your important personal data before continuing, even a data wipe is not needed here.

    1. Download the latest ROM upgrade package from the specified server.
    2. Copy ROM upgrade package to mobile phone storage.
    3. Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%.
    4. Select Reboot system now.
    5. Update successfully.


    III. Instructions of roll back from DP version to MP version – Local Rollback

    Rollback process:
    Please note: This upgrade will clear all contents of the phone, please make sure to back up.

    1. Settings – System – About phone –Advance – scroll to the bottom and tap Build number 5 times.
    2. Settings – System – Developer options – Open "OEM unlocking".
    3. Download the ROM rollback package [HERE].
    4. Copy ROM roll back package to mobile phone storage root directory.
    5. Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%.
    6. Select Reboot system now.
    7. Update successfully.


    known issues with build listed below

    1. VoLTE does not work
    2. Compatibility issues of Bluetooth connectivity
    3. Wi-Fi SoftAP device manager is not functional
    4. Camera slow motion function is unstable
    5. Face Unlock function is not available temporarily
    6. Widevine L1 Does not work for now


    Ready to get started on the Android P Beta? download [HERE]

    Note:
    1. We have a space for talking about Android P features; welcome to raise a question here. https://forums.oneplus.com/forums/android-p-beta-project/


    2. Please tell us if you seeing an issue with our operating system, we will check that every day. https://forums.oneplus.com/feedback/ (remember to assign the category as OnePlus 6 with Android P)



    Never Settle.
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2018

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  2. rva Gingerbread May 16, 2018

    rva, May 16, 2018 :
    Nice. Very interested to see how this Android P Beta programme will impact the time between official Android release and subsequent related official OxygenOS update availability.

    Also, good work again with releasing sources immediately as required. Hope that they are up to standard.
     

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  3. NeVeR_SeTTLe The Lab - OnePlus 6 Reviewer May 16, 2018

    NeVeR_SeTTLe, May 16, 2018 :
    Thanks Manu! Much appreciated!! :D Can't wait to try Android P out ;)
    Early access always is welcomed!! :D
    Keep on going this road Manu by releasing kernels & device trees ;) A lot of developers and enthusiasts like myself will be happy :D :D
     

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  4. Vansh99 Honeycomb May 16, 2018

    Vansh99, May 16, 2018 :
    Brace yourselves, people with no experience at flashing custom ROMs are going to flood the forum


    PS: I know the procedure is given but which cupcake bothers reading?
     

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  5. Rolim2209 Gingerbread May 17, 2018


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  6. aenews KitKat May 17, 2018

    aenews, May 17, 2018 :
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    Hey I found a bug! You misspelled kernel in the picture ;);)

    Glad to see OnePlus releasing the sources early again, now along with a P Beta :)
     

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  7. Zh_kilat Oreo May 17, 2018

    Zh_kilat, May 17, 2018 :
    Great! ......To next level ! ....... Waiting for the chance to own an OP6 .....
     

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  9. G_Jessie_Tomich_izOb Gingerbread May 17, 2018


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  10. meatandy Nougat May 17, 2018

    meatandy, May 17, 2018 :
    That was quick Manu , you certainly have your hands full lately.
     

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  11. idkwhoiam322 Marshmallow May 17, 2018

    idkwhoiam322, May 17, 2018 :
    @RJBoss Here's your guide :p
    If you still need help, don't hesitate to ask :)
    I recommend unlocking the bootloader right away tho, always more options :p
     

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  13. RJBoss Marshmallow May 17, 2018

    RJBoss, May 17, 2018 :
    Marked it, thanks a lot :)
     

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  14. elanglois Lollipop May 17, 2018

    elanglois, May 17, 2018 :
    Kernel source and device tree from day one. THAT will keep me a loyal Oneplus user. Keep up the good work!
     

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  16. amirhussaini93 Ice Cream Sandwich May 17, 2018

    amirhussaini93, May 17, 2018 :
    i think cannot use that. if you flash that, bootloop or hard brick will be with you. [e]1f61c[/e]
     

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