Deal of the Day: OnePlus 2 at just $239.99

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OnePlus 2 was launched last year and although it did extremely well in the market, it still fell short of expectations especially due to the success of OnePlus One. OnePlus 3 was launched some months ago and with that OnePlus 2 prices are falling. And now eBay is offering OnePlus 2 at a very low price.

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[How to] Install SlimRoms (Android 6.0.1) on OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 is the 2015 flagship Android device of Chinese upstart OnePlus. It is the successor to the popular OnePlus One, and is due for release in Q3 2015. It features a 5.5″ 1080p LTPS LCD display, 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. The rear camera has a 13MP sensor and is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera has a 5MP sensor and can record 1080p video.

All the devices of OnePlus are extremely developer friendly, so you will find a large number of custom ROMs for OnePlus phones. For OnePlus 2, a new custom ROM is available – SlimRoms. It runs on Android 6.0.1 and has some distinct features – DPI (Dots Per Inch) screen resolution change option, exclusive SlimLauncher, Root access, performance tweaks and many more value-added features to enhance user experience. If you want to install this ROM, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install Official CM 13 (Android 6.0.1) on OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 is the 2015 flagship Android device of Chinese upstart OnePlus. It is the successor to the popular OnePlus One, and is due for release in Q3 2015. It features a 5.5″ 1080p LTPS LCD display, 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. The rear camera has a 13MP sensor and is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera has a 5MP sensor and can record 1080p video.

Previously, we have seen how to install CM 13 ROM on OnePlus 2. But those were all unofficial ones and were copy of the CM 13 ROM. Now CyanogenMod team have created an official nightly of OnePlus 2. If you want to install official CM 13 ROM, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Update OnePlus 2 with latest Oxygen OS 3.0.2 (Android 6.0.1)

OnePlus 2 is the 2015 flagship Android device of Chinese upstart OnePlus. It is the successor to the popular OnePlus One. It features a 5.5″ 1080p LTPS LCD display, 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. The rear camera has a 13MP sensor and is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera has a 5MP sensor and can record 1080p video.

OnePlus have started seeding out Oxygen OS 3.0.2 update for OnePlus 2. It will update OnePlus 2 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Not all the users have received it yet. If you are one of them, you can install it manually. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install CM 13 (Android 6.0.1) on OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 is the 2015 flagship Android device of Chinese upstart OnePlus. It is the successor to the popular OnePlus One, and is due for release in Q3 2015. It features a 5.5″ 1080p LTPS LCD display, 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. The rear camera has a 13MP sensor and is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera has a 5MP sensor and can record 1080p video.

OnePlus will soon roll out Android Marshmallow OTA for OnePlus 2. However, users who are not willing to wait till then can install Android Marshmallow on OnePlus 2 using the CM 13 custom ROM. This ROM will update OnePlus 2 to Android 6.0.1. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Root OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 was launched last year and since then many developers are working on tweaking this device. Earlier, we saw how to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus 2 and how to install custom TWRP recovery. In this tutorial, we will see how to root OnePlus 2. Once you gain root access, you can tweak this phone to a large extent by installing apps which require root access, removing bloat, installing MODs, and much more. A detailed guide on how to root OnePlus 2 is given below.

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[How to] Install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 is the successor to OnePlus One. It is one of the best devices in market today. It features a 5.5″ 1080p LTPS LCD display, 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. The rear camera has a 13MP sensor and is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera has a 5MP sensor and can record 1080p video.

TWRP custom recovery can now be installed on OnePlus 2 due to the efforts of XDA developers. It is extremely useful for backing up data, flashing new ROMs, performing full wipes and much more. You can install it on OnePlus 2 by following the guide below.

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[How to] Unlock the bootloader of OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 is the 2015 flagship Android device of Chinese upstart OnePlus. It is the successor to the popular OnePlus One. It features a 5.5″ 1080p LTPS LCD display, 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. The rear camera has a 13MP sensor and is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera has a 5MP sensor and can record 1080p video.

XDA developers have found out a way to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus 2. Unlocking the bootloader will have many advantages – you can root the device, installing custom recovery and much more. If you are interested, a detailed guide is given below.

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[How to] Install CM 13 (Android 6.0) on OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 is the 2015 flagship Android device of Chinese upstart OnePlus. It is the successor to the popular OnePlus One, and is due for release in Q3 2015. It features a 5.5″ 1080p LTPS LCD display, 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 64GB. The rear camera has a 13MP sensor and is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera has a 5MP sensor and can record 1080p video.

OnePlus 2 has not received official Marshmallow update but it is in the pipeline. Instead of waiting for the official update, you can install Android Marshmallow on OnePlus using CM 13 custom ROM. Interested users can follow the guide below.

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