OnePlus Update Extraction/Verification Failed: How to Fix

OnePlus Update Extraction Verification Failed

OnePlus Update Extraction Verification Failed

In this guide, we will show you the steps to fix the OnePlus Update Extraction/Verification Failed error. Different OEMs follow slightly different approaches when it comes to installing Over The Air updates [while you can also manually install the update via Fastboot or third-party tools, but we aren’t going to discuss that here]. When it comes to OnePlus, then it takes the longest possible route to get this job done.

Once you have downloaded the update, it will then verify that package, extract it, and finally install it onto your device. And as if that wasn’t enough, there have been a few instances wherein a user gets stuck in the verification/extraction process for close to an hour and they can not even close the update as that can lead to more harm than good.

Making matters worse is the fact that some users end up getting the Update Extraction/Verification Failed error on their OnePlus device after waiting for eternity. If you are also facing any of these issues, then this guide il help you out. Follow along for the various fixes.

Fix OnePlus Update Extraction Verification Failed

It is recommended that you try out each of the below-mentioned workarounds and then see which one spells out success. So with that in mind, let’s get started. Moreover, before starting, please take a complete device backup. Thedroidwin will not be held responsible if something happens to your device or data after performing the below fixes.

FIX 1: Delete Software Update Data

The single biggest reason behind this issue is the downloaded file being corrupted. So it would be best if you considered deleting that update from your device and then re-downloading it from scratch. Here’s how it could be done:

  1. Head over to Settings > Apps > Show System Apps.
  2. Then choose the Software Update app from the list.
  3. Now go to its Storage and Cache and tap Clear Storage.OnePlus Update Extraction Verification Failed
  4. Then again go to Settings > System > Software Update.
  5. Download the pending update and check out the result.

FIX 2: Use the Oxygen Updater App

Since OnePlus has stopped providing software updates or OTA on its website, users are left with no choice but to opt for third-party apps or tools, among which the Oxygen Updater App is the best one in this domain. So let’s try downloading and installing an update via the app and then check if it fixes the OnePlus Update Extraction/Verification Failed error.

  1. Download and install the Oxygen Updater app from the Play Store.
  2. Then launch it and tap Start App. It will bring up the latest update.
  3. Tap on Download Update and wait for the downloading to complete.OnePlus Update Extraction Verification Failed
  4. Once done, install it and check if you are still facing any issues or not.
  5. If the issue persists, then go to the app’s Settings tab > Update Method.
  6. Now choose Stable [Full] > go back to the home page > Download Update.
  7. Wait for the update to get downloaded, then install it and check the result.

FIX 3: Factory Reset

If you are still facing the Update Extraction/Verification Failed error on your OnePlus device, then it might be the case of the data partition being corrupted. In such cases, your only course of action should be to factory reset your device. However, do note that doing so will wipe off all the data from your device, so take a complete device backup ebforehand. Once that is done, let’s get started with the reset:

  1. To begin with, head over to Settings > System > Reset Options.
  2. Then choose Delete All Data [Factory Reset] > Erase All Data.OnePlus Update Extraction Verification Failed
  3. Wait for the process to complete. Once done, your device will reboot to the OS.
  4. Now retry downloading the update and check out the results.

FIX 4: Manually Flash Firmware

If none of the aforementioned methods spelled out success, then your last course of action is to take the help of Fastboot ROMs for your device. However, the process will require an unlocked bootloader and the ROM flashing will also wipe off all the data on your device. If that’s well and good, then let’s get started with the flashing process:

  1. To begin with, unlock the bootloader on your device.
  2. Then reboot your device to Fastboot Mode via the below command:
    adb reboot bootloader

    boot fastboot mode

  3. Then download and extract the Fastboot ROM for your device from below
  4. Now launch the batch file [update.bat/upgrade.bat/install.bat, etc] and the flashing will start.
    OnePlus 7 [Android 9/10]
    OnePlus 7 Pro [Android 9/10]
    OnePlus 7T [Android 10]
    OnePlus 7T Pro [Android 10]
    OnePlus 8 [Android 11/12]
    OnePlus 8 Pro [Android 10/11]
    OnePlus 8T [Android 11]
    OnePlus 9R [Android 11]
    OnePlus 9 Pro [Android 13]
    OnePlus 9 [Android 11]
    OnePlus 10 Pro [Android 13]
  5. Or you may also flash the firmware via the TWRP Recovery.
  6. For that, download the firmware for your device from below:
  7. Then install TWRP Recovery on your device and boot to it via:
    adb reboot recovery
  8. Now go to Install, select the firmware ZIP file, and then flash it.
  9. Once done, go to Reboot > System. Your device will boot to OS.

That’s it. These were the various methods to fix the OnePlus Update Extraction/Verification Failed error. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.


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