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Install Android 7.1.1 AROMA Nougat on OnePlus 3T Custom Firmware

AROMA ROM is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougatfor OnePlus 3T. This is a great custom firmware for OnePlus 3T And with that, you will be able to update OnePlus 3T to 7.1.1 AROMA Nougat using this complete tutorial. Not necessary, but it would be better if your phone is rooted and has a custom recovery installed. A custom recovery will be needed to install 7.1.1 based AROMA ROM zip file, since this is not an official OnePlus firmware update.

If this is your very first time installing a custom ROM, we understand you would want to make sure your installation process go as smooth as possible. So before we actually jump to the installation process of AROMA ROM, let’s take a look below at how to backup all your data. When installing this 7.1.1 Nougat based custom ROM, your entire data will be wiped clean — like a brand new phone.


Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial ūüėČ

7.1.1 AROMA Nougat ROM Details:

This amazing AROMA custom ROM comes with tons of new features and is based on 7.1.1 Nougat. A quick list of the main features in AROMA is given below and we are sure you’d love to use this on your OnePlus 3T:

  • ¬†Disable sending¬†data¬†and logging
    – Faster scrolling
    РImproved touch and speed
    – Forced image quality to 100 for better photos
    – Speed optimizations
    – Disabled Scrolling Cache
    РImproved touch and speed
    РExcellent battery life
    РBetter wifi and data signal reception
    РFaster app switching
    РSome build.prop tweaks to improve battery life
    – Optimized dalvik-cache
    – Very fast, clean and stable

    РMods : 
    РEnabled fastscroll on apps
    РIncreased sound and headphone volume
    Р4 Tiles columns 
    РCenter Clock Shadow 

    –¬†Rom¬†Control —
    РEnable- Disable Heads Up Notifications 
    РVolume Cursor 
    РImmersive Mode 
    РDynamic StatusBar Color 
    РNetworkspeed on statusbar 

    – Sony-Apps-Framework —
    РFrameworks and libs 
    –¬†Xperia¬†home launcher¬†
    –¬†Xperia¬†loop wallpaper¬†
    РPhoto widgets 
    РContacts widgets 
    РWheater widget 

There are tons of useful articles and how-to guides on Team Android for the OnePlus 3T, but we think you might be interested in the following posts:

Like this AROMA ROM based on the latest 7.1.1? We love it too and we know you are looking forward to install it on your phone now.

OnePlus 3T USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for OnePlus 3T properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download OnePlus 3T USB drivers!

All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial below and update OnePlus 3T to 7.1.1 AROMA Nougat custom firmware.

NOTE: There is a helpful tips section at the bottom of this guide to help you backup your entire phone as all your data will be wiped clean during the installation of this ROM. We want to make sure your installation goes smooth and you do not end up with any problems.

TUTORIAL: How to Install 7.1.1 AROMA Nougat on OnePlus 3T

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install 7.1.1 AROMA Nougat custom firmware on OnePlus 3T. If you are used to installing custom ROMs on your One, then this should not be any different for you.

As we mentioned earlier, you need to have a custom recovery installed on your phone. Please do that first and then get back to this tutorial. And before you proceed below, make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

OnePlus 3T - 7.1.1 Nougat AROMA ROM

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for installing 7.1.1 AROMA ROM on OnePlus 3T. Please do not try on any other variants.
  • Your phone should have a custom recovery installed in order to install this AROMA ROM on your phone.
  • We will be using TWRP Recovery for this tutorial. Tutorial: How to Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 3T – Complete Guide.
  • This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
  • Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the Recovery Mode.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download 7.1.1 AROMA ROM for OnePlus 3T to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your OnePlus 3T USB memory to your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded 7.1.1 ROM zip file to your phone memory / SD card. Make sure the file is in the phone memory / SD card root (not in any folder).

Step 4 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.

Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode. Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Power buttons together. Alternatively, read this: How to Enter Recovery Mode on OnePlus 3T.


NOTE: Screenshots of the Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP Recovery) may change as new versions are released.