How to Downgrade OnePlus 7 Series from Android 12 to 11 Without Losing Data

Downgrade OnePlus 7 to Android 11

OnePlus’s OxygenOS 12 is the exact copy of Oppo’s ColorOS. Thus taking out one of the main advantages of the OnePlus devices i.e. the software experience. OxygenOS looks like any other Chinese ROM instead of a fast-paced stock-like UI. As a result, many users are unhappy with the new direction of OnePlus. Therefore, here is How to Downgrade the OnePlus 7 to Android 11 Without Losing Data.

Also Read- Download OxygenOS 12 for Oneplus 7 Series[Beta 1]

OnePlus will release a stable Oxygen OS 12.1 firmware update for the OnePlus series including the Global and European variants soon. Currently, the Open Beta updates are only available for the Indian variants.

Downgrade OnePlus 7 Series from Android 12 to 11 Downgrade OnePlus 7 Series from Android 12 to 11

Download OnePlus 7 Series Android 11 Downgrade or Rollback Package

Download the stable OxygenOS 11 full stock firmware zip to downgrade to Android 11.

Downgrade zips for OnePlus 7T series – rollback packages:

Download Rollback Application from OnePlus

The rollback application from OnePlus will help you downgrade from Oxygen OS 12.1 to Oxygen OS 11. This comes officially from OnePlus, specially designed for Android 12.

How to Downgrade OnePlus 7 Series from Android 12 to 11 Without Losing Data

Backup all the data

OnePlus Clone helps users backup their data on OnePlus devices. The backup includes contacts, call history, short messages, photos, videos, documents, files, system data, and apps. Note that app data will not be backed up. So make sure to sync apps and games that support this feature.

  1. Download the OnePlus Clone app from Play Store.
  2. Go to Settings > Utilities > OnePlus Switch and select Backup and Restore > New Backup.
  3. Select all the files you want to back up.
  4. Tap on Start Backup.
  5. Copy the [opbackup] folder in your phone storage to your computer.

Note: After the backup process, copy the [opbackup] folder in your phone storage to your computer or PC. Keep this folder so you can restore the backup through the OnePlus Switch.

Flash Downgrade Package To Downgrade OnePlus 7 Series from Android 12 to 11

  1. Download the Rollback package for your device.
  2. Copy the rollback package to your phone’s storage.
  3. Install this Rollback APK from OnePlus.
  4. Open the MyApplication2 app > Click on LOCAL UPGRADE. 
  5. Enter the Recent page > Tap the top-left menu icon > Chose your phone model > Find the downgrade package and click on it.
  6. In the Installation options alert, tap INSTALL NOW > wait to finish the installation > tap reboot​.
  7. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.

Restore the Data

  1. Download the OnePlus Clone app from Play Store.
  2. Copy the [opbackup] folder from computer to phone storage.
  3. Go to Settings > Utilities > OnePlus Switch and select Backup and Restore > Restore.
  4. Select all the files you want to restore.
  5. Tap on Start Restore.

Conclusion

Here is How to Downgrade the OnePlus 7 Series from Android 12 to 11 Without Losing Data. OnePlus has recently lost the charm that it used to have. As a result, users have lost their trust, and OnePlus has become just another Chinese brand with a generic software skin which looks exactly like ColorOS.

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