How to Download & Install Hydrogen OS on OnePlus 3 Phone

Here is a Good news for all OnePlus 3 Phone users, Official Stock Hydrogen OS is now available for the Oneplus 3 users. As we all know that Oneplus phone comes with two different ROM’s Hydrogen OS and Oxygen OS. Hydrogen OS is available only for the Chinese users And comes without Google application. On the other hand, Oxygen OS ROMK is available for the International Users. If you are Oneplus 3 phone user and want to test the Official Hydrogen OS Rom on your phone. Here in this Tutorial, we’ll show you how to Install Hydrogen OS on OnePlus 3 Phone. The ROM is marshmallow based and has OS version of Hydrogen OS v1.4.0.

To Install Hydrogen OS on OnePlus 3, you need to unlock bootloader and install TWRP Recovery on your Oneplus 3. The Hydrogen OS ROM comes with the Chinese Application, but you can remove them easily with the help of Debloater zip file. The below mention tutorial is only for the Oneplus 3 users and don’t apply this method to any other phones. And Do take the full backup of your Phone.

Install Hydrogen OS on OnePlus 3

What you need to Install Hydrogen OS on OnePlus 3

a) Unlock Bootloader of Oneplus 3 here.

b) Now you need a Custom TWRP recovery to flash the files on your phone. Read here how to Install TWRP.

c) Hydrogen OS v1.4.0 (007) for Oneplus 3 – Download

d) H2OS Debloater to remove unwanted Chinese Apps + SuperSu – Download

e) Gapps for HydrogenOS

OnePlus 3 – Recommended Accessories


  • Skullcandy Ringer 2XL Bluetooth Speaker

How to Install Hydrogen OS on OnePlus 3 Phone

Step 1. Download all the three zips file from above and save it on your device.

Step 2. Now boot your Oneplus 3 in recovery mode. To do this switch off your device and wait for 10 seconds. Now press and hold “Volume Down+Power Button” to boot your phone in recovery mode.

Step 3. Once you are in recovery mode, go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe > Select Wipe cache, Dalvik cache, System, and data and swipe to confirm it.

Step 4. Now go back to the main menu of the Recovery. Select Install and locate the ROM zip file & swipe to Install the ROM file.

Step 5. Once completed, Flash the H2OS Debloater and Gapps Zip file on your phone.

Step 6. Once all the three zip file are successfully installed, Wipe cache & Dalvik cache only this time and Reboot your device.

Now your phone will reboot, and first boot will take some time. That’s it! Now Oneplus 3 is running on the latest Hydrogen OS.


Rajesh Rajput is Tech Blogger, who loves to write about Android Tips, How to Guides, Reviews, ROMs, and more.