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Install Android 7.1.1 OnePixel on OnePlus 3T Nougat Custom ROM

Enjoy the features and UI of Google Pixel in your OnePlus 3T. This custom ROM is based on Deodexed 7.1.1 Nougat. It has all the features that are in Google Pixel Android device. And with that, you will be able to update OnePlus 3T to 7.1.1 OnePixel 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 OnePixel 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 OnePixel 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 OnePixel Nougat ROM Details:

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

  • Centered¬†Clock
    Double Tap to Sleep in Statusbar
    Double Tap to Sleep in LockScreen
    Sweep to Wake
    Sweep to Sleep
    Pixel UI Sounds
    Blue Accented Framework
    Round Icons
    Burnin Protection
    Google Pixel/Oneplus Blacked BootAnimation
    Clear Bootlogo
    Oneplus 5 Wallpapers
    Modified RenderKernel
    EAS Support
    Marlin Power HAL Blobs
    Qualcomm Assertive Display
    Channel Bonding mode 2.4Ghz
    Disable Signature Verification
    NavBar Tuner in SystemUI Tuner

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 OnePixel 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 OnePixel 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 OnePixel Nougat on OnePlus 3T

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install 7.1.1 OnePixel 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 OnePixel ROM

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for installing 7.1.1 OnePixel 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 OnePixel 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 OnePixel 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.