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Here is how to get the OnePlus 3, 3T Nougat update manually

If you are one of the users who are yet to get the update notification automatically, then here are a few steps that will help you download the update manually without rooting, unlocking bootloader or sideloading .tgz files etc.

tech Updated: Jan 10, 2017 13:17 IST
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If you are one of the users who are yet to get the update notification automatically, then here are a few steps that will help you download the update manually without rooting, unlocking bootloader or sideloading .tgz files etc.
If you are one of the users who are yet to get the update notification automatically, then here are a few steps that will help you download the update manually without rooting, unlocking bootloader or sideloading .tgz files etc.(OnePlus)

Everybody has been waiting for the latest Android OS - Nougat - update to come to their phones.

OnePlus recently announced that it has finally prepared the update for its 3, 3T customers and is rolling them out in a phased manner. However, if you are one of the users who are yet to get the update notification automatically, then here are a few steps that will help you download the update manually without rooting, unlocking bootloader or sideloading .tgz files etc:

Read: OnePlus 3 review: Beware flagships! Thy days are numbered

1) Ensure your OnePlus 3 or the OnePlus 3T is charged and connected to the internet.

2) Download and install a VPN app. The Opera VPN is free and available in the Google Play store.

3) Open the Opera VPN app and connect to a VPN server.

Read: OnePlus 3T review: Trailer of a 6GB monster before the 4 pops a 8GB RAM

4) Once connected, change the location of the VPN server to Canada or Germany.

5) Go to the phone settings and check for the software update. The OxygenOS 4 will be available for your phone.

6) If you want, now you can disconnect the VPN.

7) Install the update. It may take a while to download and install because the update is over 900MB in size.