Download OnePlus 3/3T Hydrogen OS 3.0 ROM [Installation]

OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T starts receiving Hydrogen OS 3.0 update via OTA. Similar to its previous Oxygen OS, the update is also based on Android Nougat firmware. Users reports that the Hydrogen OS 3.0 update brings better battery performance and call recording as an additional feature.

The Hydrogen OS is mainly designed for OnePlus smartphones of Chinese versions while the current update can also be installed on a regular or international variant of the OnePlus 3/3T. The OS is well suitable for the local tastes and also lacks Google Play Services and the rest of the Google Apps package. You need to flash manually alongside the ROM. One good thing for the international OnePlus users is that the OS includes Google Play Store in the Hydrogen OS app store for an easy installation.

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Here, we have shared the simplest way to install the Hydrogen OS Nougat ROM on your OnePlus 3 or 3T smartphone. Without much ado, follow the below quick guide and enjoy H2OS 3.0 on your OnePlus smartphone. Also Download OnePlus 3 Stock Wallpapers Full HD

Early Preparations:

  • The H2OS 3.0 ROM is released for OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones. Don’t try to flash on any other OnePlus model.
  • Make sure to perform full backup of your device as it is a full data loss process.
  • Battery level on your mobile should be above 80 percentage.
  • Device should be unlocked.

Download Hydrogen OS 3.0 for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T firmware

H2OS 3.0 for OnePlus 3 – Link

H2OS 3.0 for OnePlus 3T – Link

Disclaimer: We should not held responsible for any damage occurs to your device during or after the update process which is very uncertain if you follow the steps accordingly.


Step 1: Download Hydrogen OS 3.0 firmware from the above links and save it on your device internal storage.

Step 2: Turn off your mobile and boot into TWRP recovery mode (Volume down + Power button).

Step 3: Wipe Data factory reset.

Step 4: From the recovery main menu, select ‘Install’ and locate the download file which you have copied to mobile memory in step 1.

Step 5: Confirm the flash.

Step 6: Once done with the installation process, go back to recovery menu and perform Wipe > Advance Wipe > Select Cache, System, Data.

Step 7: Reboot your device.

Congrats! You have successfully upgraded your OnePlus smartphone to Hydrogen OS 3.0 based on Android Nougat. For any queries, do leave a comment below. Do share the post with your friends on social media and let them help update their smartphone to H2OS 3.0.

Source – OnePlus Forum