Download & Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6 (Android Pie ROM)


Latest HydrogenOS Beta 2 update for OnePlus 6 starts rolling out. The Android 9.0 Pie based HydrogenOS Beta 2 for OnePlus 6 comes with major fixes and improvements. This is a guidepost on How to Download & Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6.

OnePlus 6 is receiving Official Android 9 Pie based HydrogenOS Beta 2 with September 2018 security patches. Now you can Update OnePlus 6 to Android 9 Pie via HydrogenOS Beta 2. As you guys know, the HydrogenOS does not come along with any Google Services, you need to install it manually.

The HydrogenOS second beta update comes with some bug fixes and improvements. If your device is already run-in on HydrogenOS Beta 1, then you can update it via OTA. If your device is running OxygenOS then you need to download the HydrogenOS Beta 2 Zip file and install it manually.

Also, the OnePlus 6 on HydrogenOS Android Pie Beta comes with latest September 2018 Patch, some bug Fixes (Launcher, Phone, Status Bar, and Settings) along with few tweaks.

Update OnePlus 6 to HydrogenOS Beta 2

The Android Pie for OnePlus 6 updates comes with some Android P features which include Digital Wellbeing dashboard, iPhone X-like swipe navigation, Smart replies, App actions, Adaptive Brightness, Adaptive Battery and it comes with latest September Month Security patch.

Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6 (Android 9 Pie)
Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6 (Android 9 Pie)

Just give a try by yourself and share your experience with us! This post helps you Download Android 9.0 Pie OTA for OnePlus 6 and install Android P update manually. This is an OTA update so it may take some time to reach your device. If not, you can download & install it manually.

The company plans to roll out the Android Pie update for Android Pie Open Beta starting this week or sooner.

Let’s check out how to Download Android 9.0 Pie for OnePlus 6 from below.

Pre- Requirement

Download HydrogenOS Beta 2 for OnePlus 6

Click the below link to download HydrogenOS Beta 2 for OnePlus 6. Once you download, the next step will be on how to install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6 Update. (HydrogenOS_Beta_2_OTA.Zip)

HydrogenOS Beta 2 OTA for OnePlus 6 – Link

HydrogenOS Beta 2 Full ROM for OnePlus 6 – Update Soon

Download Android Pie GApps 

Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6

There are 2 methods which let you Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 Update for OnePlus 6. First one will be installing the OTA updates directly on your device. The second will be the about manually installing the Fastboot ROM on the device.

Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6 (OTA File)

  • You must have downloaded HydrogenOS Beta 2 OTA zip file on your phone from above link by now.
  • Open Settings > System Updates > Settings Icon > Local Upgrade and Select the OTA File.
  • The system would prompt ‘Upgrade now’. Click on it and to proceed to start the installation process.
  • Now, just wait for a while until it completes installation on your device.
  • Your smartphone will restart by default after flashing.

Install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6 (Full ROM)

  • You need to activate ‘USB debugging’ option from Setting > Developer option > Go to Developer options and locate ‘About Phone’ and tap Build number 7 times.
  • Next, download ADB and fastboot driver for windows or ADB and Fastboot for Mac and install it on your computer.
  • Download HydrogenOS Beta 2 for OnePlus 6 from above link along with Copy ROM and paste it inside an ADB’s installation path.
  • Shut down your phone and go to boot from recovery mode.
  • Select Install from ADB Sideload and connect your device to your laptop/desktop
  • Go to ROM folder and hold Shift+right click and click on Open command here.
  • Now type the highlighted words to check your connection adb devices
  • You are ready to flash if you see your phone there.
  • Now, type the highlighted command adb sideload File to install HydrogenOS Beta 2 on OnePlus 6.
  • Just give it some time, and it will reboot automatically after flashing.

Do Check: OxygenOS Open beta 1 for OnePlus 6

To Conclude

That’s all this is the complete guide to Download HydrogenOS Beta 2 for OnePlus 6 [OTA + Full ROM]. Hope this guide you’ll be able to update your smartphone without any trouble.

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