Tag Archive: OnePlus


OnePlus 5 now has Face Unlock with OxygenOS Open Beta 3

It’s finally here.

A few days before we closed out 2017, OnePlus announced that it’d be introducing Face Unlock to the OnePlus 5 with an OxygenOS Open Beta before rolling it out to everyone with an official OTA update. OxygenOS Beta 3 is now rolling out to the OnePlus 5, and along with a new security patch and a couple general optimizations, also included is – you guessed it – Face Unlock.

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Android Oreo beta for OnePlus 5T now available

Available to flash right now.

So far, OnePlus has released Oreo updates for the 3, 3T, and 5. The company teased that its new 5T would be seeing similar treatment a couple days after Christmas, and now we have our first Open Beta of OxygenOS that’s based on Android 8.0.

Since this is the first Open Beta that OnePlus has released for the 5T, you’ll need to follow the instructions for flashing the new software onto your  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T gets numerous camera improvements and December security patch

OxygenOS 4.7.6.

There are a lot of reasons to love the OnePlus 5T, and one of them is its software experience. OnePlus’s OxygenOS is one of the best alternatives to stock Android, and along with its smooth performance and many customization options, OnePlus has done a great job over the years with fast and plentiful updates.

OxygenOS 4.7.6 recently started rolling out to the OnePlus 5T, and although it’s a fairly incremental update, there are a few  [Read More…]

Is OnePlus working on a Sandstone OnePlus 5T?

You have our attention.

The OnePlus One is a memorable phone for a lot of different reasons, but one thing about the device that’s always stuck with me is its Sandstone back. OnePlus used its Sandstone material on the OnePlus One and OnePlus 2, and its combination of being grippy and smooth at the same time made it one of the most unique phone materials to date.

Don’t get too excited just yet, but it looks like  [Read More…]

Face Unlock coming to OnePlus 5 with Open Beta, 3/3T might get it too

Yes, Carl, this is something we want.

Alongside the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 5, Carl Pei took to Twitter to announce that the popular Face Unlock feature on the 5T would be making its way to its older brother. This came as exciting news, but we weren’t entirely sure how OnePlus would integrate the feature.

In a post that Pei shared on the OnePlus forums, we now know that Face Unlock will initially  [Read More…]

9 cases to protect your OnePlus 5T from accidents

The OnePlus 5T is an excellent smartphone, but not without its faults. For example, the back of the phone is quite slippery, which can be conducive to accidents. Fortunately, this is a problem that can easily be solved with the help of a protective case. In the case of the OnePlus 5T, you have plenty […]

OnePlus 3/3T get new Notes app and security patch in latest Open Beta

Open Beta 29 for OnePlus 3, Open Beta 20 for OnePlus 3T.

The OnePlus 5T might be OnePlus’s latest product, but that doesn’t mean the company’s stopped supporting its older hardware. After pushing out Android 8.0 Oreo to the OnePlus 3/3T and OnePlus 5, there’s now a new OxygenOS Open Beta for the 3/3T that has a pretty lengthy changelog.

Perhaps the most notable addition with this latest version of the Open Beta is the new OnePlus  [Read More…]

Oreo for the OnePlus 5T coming as early as this week

The wait will soon be over.

The OnePlus 5T is one heck of a phone, and while there’s not much to complain about, one slight annoyance is with the fact that it shipped with (and is still running) Android Nougat. OnePlus has already updated the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 to 8.0 Oreo, and it looks like the 5T will soon get its own taste of Android’s latest.

OnePlus’s Germany Twitter account sent out a Tweet on  [Read More…]

Android Oreo stable build rolling out to the OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5 owners are set to get an extra Christmas present in the form of Android Oreo. You’ll recall Oreo has been in beta while the kinks are ironed out but now the stable build of Android Oreo has been published. The OxygenOS 5.0 update weighs in at a solid 1.5GB and includes the December […]

Oreo stable update now rolling out to the OnePlus 5, Face Unlock coming soon

After a month of beta testing, the Oreo stable update is now available for the OnePlus 5.

OnePlus said it’ll deliver Android 8.0 Oreo to the OnePlus 5 in early 2018, and the company is now rolling out the update ahead of schedule. The OxygenOS 5.0 update comes in at 1.5GB, and includes the December security patch along with a slew of new features and tweaks.

With the update, the OnePlus 5 is picking up features  [Read More…]