Right now OnePlus has not announced the timeframe for the Android 9.0 Pie update for its compatible devices, while the old models are hard to get the Pie update. Here comes the good news for the owners of OnePlus 5T.

Android 9.0 Pie update is now available for the OnePlus 5T, unofficially though via porting. The Android 9 Pie has only been out for 2 weeks now and OnePlus 5T gets Potato Open Sauce Project (POSP) Android Pie ports. It was shared on XDA Forum.

The OnePlus 5T was launched in November 2017. It’s not a flagship device yet features high-end specifications.

Specifications, Features of OnePlus 5T

  • 20MP+16MP primary dual camera and 16MP front-facing camera
  • 15.26 centimetres (6.01-inch) capacitive touchscreen FHD Full Optic AMOLED 18:9 display with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution. Cover Glass:2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • OxygenOS based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core chipset
  • 6 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage and dual nano SIM dual-standby (4G+4G)
  • 3300mAH Lithium Polymer battery with Dash Charge technology
  • Face Unlock, Fingerprint scanner, all-metal unibody and NFC enabled

This unofficial Android Pie build for the OnePlus 5T seems to be working fine except a couple a couple of missing features like NFC and VoLTE.

What’s working :

- Boot : Working
- GApps : Working
- Bluetooth : Working
- WiFi : Working
- WiFi Hotspot : Working
- RIL - Phone - Data : Working
- GPS : Working, may be a bit janky
- Camera - Camcorder: Working
- Sensors : Working
- Display : Working
- Touchscreen : Working
- Vibrator : Working
- Microphone : Working
- Audio : Working
- Music : Working
- Audio Playback: Working
- Video Playback: Working
- Bluetooth audio : Working
- NFC : Working
- Kernel : Stable
- Graphics : Working
- 3D Rendering : Working
- Offline Charging : Working
- USB : Working
- Encryption : Untested
- Oppo common gestures: Working
- Ambient Display: Working
- SEPolicies : Permissive

Missing:

- NFC
- VoLTE

You can visit the original thread (source below) for the download links and the instructions to install Android 9.0 Pie update on OnePlus 5T.

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