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How to download Android Q Beta on the OnePlus 6/6T and OnePlus 7

How to download Android Q Beta on the OnePlus 6/6T and OnePlus 7:

As the name suggests, this build of Android Q is best suited for developers and early adopters. As it is still in an early stage of development. That said, we do not recommend flashing this ROM if you have little to no experience in software development or flashing custom ROMs. Proceed at your own RISK!

Known Issues

  • Camera, portrait mode does not work
  • Ambient Display is not working
  • System stability issues
  • Encryption will change in the next preview build
  • Some apps may not function as expected when running on this Developer preview release



Caution: You should understand the risk of BRICKING your phone, read the instructions carefully and be 100% sure of what you are doing, and please always backup your important data before flashing.

Please note: This instruction is only for OnePlus 6/6T, and please make sure the battery level is above 30% and minimum 3GB of available storage space.

MP version = Stable official version
DP version = Developer Preview version
OBT Version = Open Beta version

MP and OBT to DP upgrade guide—via Local OTA Update
Note: This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. The phone will boot into recovery mode to format user data, it will reboot again after formatting.
6. Update successful.



DP to MP rollback guide – via Local OTA update
Note: This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the Rollback package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. The phone will boot into recovery mode to format user data, it will reboot again after formatting.
6. Update successful.

Ready to get started on the Android Q Beta?

Want to go back to Android Pie? Download the RollBack package from below links:

As always, please share your feedback through https://forums.oneplus.com/feedback/.

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