OnePlus 2: Nougat update will not appear

The OnePlus 2 will not receive an update on Android nougat. This was confirmed by the manufacturer officially. So the OnePlus 2 remains ...

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The OnePlus 2 will not receive an update on Android 7.x nougat. For users of the second flagship killer, this is not good news, although they have alternatives. OnePlus damages itself in the long term.

OnePlus 2: Nougat Update canceled

On July 28, 2015, OnePlus presented its second attempt to replace conventional flagship, the OnePlus 2. First equipped with Android 5.1 Lollipop, an update to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow appeared later. It remains the same. OnePlus has filed a nougat update for OnePlus 2 against Android Authority. The magazine quotes from a statement that OnePlus was not up to date at the time of the development of the OnePlus 2 software development team.

From the series of the self-clarified flagship killer have only received the OnePlus 3 and 3T a nougat update. With the OnePlus X and One, no nougat update is possible. However, a nougat update is to be expected in the case of a smartphone, which is about one year old to the nougat, especially if it is a top model of a manufacturer.

How plausible the reason for the renouncement of the nougat update is, can be judged from afar badly. However, OnePlus will not be able to hope for a great understanding of the customers. In the long term, the fact that the OnePlus 2 nougat update has been abandoned makes it doubtful whether the manufacturer is willing to update its products in the long term, especially since OnePlus had already announced an update to Android nougat , Doubtful reasons for an update cancellation are not exactly trust.
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The Marshmallow update for the OnePlus 2 is relatively late. / © COOLANDROIDTIPS

OnePlus 2: Changelog from OxygenOS 3.5.8

The OnePlus 2 will remain on the state of Android Marshmallow. The current system software is available on the stand OxygenOS 3.5.8. Here is the current changelog:
  • Updated Google security patch to 1st March 2017
  • Fixed echo issue during video calls in Duo App
  • Fixed persistent network drop issues
  • Fixed data roaming issue in certain countries
  • Improved audio compatibility
  • General bug fixes

OnePlus 2: Install the nougat update

As an alternative remains only the change to the third-party firmware. Lineage OS provides Nightly Builds based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. However, the change is associated with a reset of your phone. In addition, the custom ROM does not provide the same features as the original software. And through the SafetyNet restrictions, the change may be due to the fact that you can no longer use apps such as Pokémon GO or Snapchat.

How to: Install Marshmallow Update on OnePlus 2

If you do not want to wait for the OTA update, you can download the zip file with the update and install it in recovery mode. In the OnePlus forum you will find a list of signed zip files, which you can play on your OnePlus 2 without data loss.

To start your OnePlus 2 in recovery mode, you must first turn it off. When you switch on, press and hold the volume button. Now the recovery menu should appear, where you can find and install the downloaded zip file via Install from SD.

The article has been updated because of the canceled nougat update, so comments can refer to no longer existing text passages.

Source: OnePlus Forum, Android Authority

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