How to Install OxygenOS 5.0.3 Update on OnePlus 3/3T (Face Unlock Included)

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At last a sigh of relief for OnPlus 3/3T as the company has recently rolled out the stable OxygenOS 5.0.3 Update for OnePlus 3/3T with Face Unlock.  The latest update comes with May Security Patch and some other features and fixes. Other than that, you won’t find any revolutionary changes being brought to OnePlus 3/3T. The main feature of this update is Face Unlock, therefore, if you are a fan of Face Unlocking feature then you are in for a treat. As, after updating your OnePlus 3/3T to OxygenOS 5.0.3 you will be able to use the famous Face Unlock feature. Below is the official Changelog for OxygenOS 5.0.3.

Changelog

  • System
    • Updated Android security patch to 2018.5
    • Supported FaceUnlock
  • Launcher
    • Refined Shelf UI design
    • New design for App shortcuts
    • Supported more options when long pressing an icon
  • Gallery
    • Places: a map view of photos by location
    • Supported sharing photos to Shot-On-OnePlus
    • Added “Recently Deleted” collection
  • File Manager
    • Added “Large files” category
  • Weather
    • Added new widget for Launcher
    • Improved the positioning accuracy
    • Adjust refresh interval for weather information update
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The promised Android 8.1 Oreo update for OnePlus 3/3T is yet to be released. Therefore, an update to Android 8.1 Oreo for OnePlus 3/3T is still pending. Anyhow, for now, Update OnePlus 3/3T to OxygenOS 5.0.3 and enjoy the Face Unlock Feature. Also, it’s worth mentioning here that this is a penultimate update, after this OnePlus 3/3T will only see one more update before the company stops updates for them. OnePlus 3/3T are not going to get Android P update.

Below is the guide on how to install OxygenOS 5.0.3 update on OnePlus 3/3T.

OxygenOS 5.0.3 update

Prerequisites

  • Make sure your device is charged up to 60% to avoid any shutdowns during the installation.
  • Backup all important data just in case something goes wrong.

Downloads

How to Install OxygenOS 5.0.3 Update on OnePlus 3/3T

  • Download the OxygenOS 5.0.3 update zip file from the downloads section.
  • After downloading the update zip file transfer it to the root of your SD Card.
  • Now go to your Phone’s Settings >> System Updates.
  • In System Updates click on the Gear Icon at the top right of the screen which will open the Settings of System updates.
  • Here click on ‘Local Upgrade’ and you will see the OTA zip file which downloaded and transferred to the root of your SD Card.
  • Click on the OTA Zip file, a pop-up box will open which will ask if you want to upgrade to latest OTA update.
  • Click on ‘Upgrade Now’ and the installation will start. Once OxygenOS 5.0.3 update is installed, it will reboot automatically.
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That’s it! Official OxygenOS 5.0.3 update is installed on your OnePlus 3/3T.