Tag Archive: OxygenOS


OnePlus 5/5T get Android 8.1 with OxygenOS Open Beta

The February 2018 security patch is also included.

Keeping up its legacy of offering speedy software updates, the OnePlus 5 and 5T recently started getting Android 8.1 Oreo through OnePlus’s Open Beta program for OxygenOS. This marks Open Beta 6 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 4 for the 5T.

With these updates, both phones are getting the following:

Android 8.1 Oreo February 2018 security patch New auto pick up gesture (answer an incoming call by  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T gets first public Oreo update with OxygenOS 5.0.2

OTA updates incoming!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – privacy and user security issues aside, one OnePlus’s biggest strengths lies with speedy software updates. The company launched an open beta of Android Oreo for the OnePlus 5T at the tail-end of December, and just a month later, a public Oreo build is already rolling out.

The exact software version is OxygenOS 5.0.2, and it’s the first public OxygenOS update that’s based on Android  [Read More…]

How to install the OxygenOS Open Beta on your OnePlus phone

OxygenOS beta builds let you test-drive the latest features before they’re released to the public.

OnePlus has steadily added features to OxygenOS over the years, making it one of the best manufacturer skins around. The simplicity of OxygenOS combined with its extensibility allows both normal users and enthusiasts alike to the platform.

OnePlus rolls out a steady stream of updates to its devices, but if you’re looking to get an early look at the features that are  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3T on OxygenOS beta was sending clipboard data to Alibaba servers

Thankfully, this ‘feature’ will be removed soon.

There’s no such thing as a perfect company, and that’s something OnePlus learned firsthand throughout 2017. During just the last few months of the year, it was discovered that certain OnePlus phones had a root backdoor and that the company was collecting an exorbitant amount of user data without giving customers a clear way to opt out of it.

In the latest entry of this saga, a user on the  [Read More…]

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.

Just like on the OnePlus  [Read More…]

OnePlus release OxygenOS Beta 2 for OnePlus 5

It’s not even been a month since we saw the first Beta of Android Oreo for the OnePlus 5 and the custom OxygenOS layer that OnePlus has. The company is now releasing the second Beta of OxygenOS for the OnePlus 5 and while it isn’t a release that has a ton of new features like […]

OxygenOS 4.5.0 brings several OnePlus 5 features to the 3/3T

Latest OxygenOS update brings a ton of new features to the OnePlus 3/3T.

The OxygenOS 4.5.0 OTA update is now rolling out to the OnePlus 3 and 3T, introducing features from the OnePlus 5 like lift up display and Gaming Do Not Disturb to last year’s devices. Lift up display wakes the screen when you lift the phone, and Gaming DND mutes notifications and locks the navigation buttons when a particular app is running.

The update  [Read More…]

Latest OxygenOS beta for the OnePlus 3/3T adds new display calibration and much more

OxygenOS open beta 23/14 introduces new display calibration, watermarks on photos, and a lot of stability improvements.

OnePlus is rolling out the OxygenOS open beta 23/14 to the OnePlus 3 and 3T with several fixes, stability improvements, and feature additions. OnePlus has tweaked the color temperature of the display so the panel now leans more toward sRGB color calibration.

There are several new features as well — the lift-up display UI has picked up a battery indicator, you’ll be  [Read More…]

OxygenOS 4.5.10 update brings camera improvements to the OnePlus 5

OnePlus is steadily improving the camera on the OnePlus 5.

OnePlus is rolling out the OxygenOS 4.5.10 update to the OnePlus 5, introducing several camera improvements along with stability tweaks and bug fixes. The update adds noise reduction when taking photos and 60fps video, and improves the overall stability of the camera. OnePlus also improved call functionality for Jio customers in India, and fixed display issues encountered by a few users when placing a call.

Here’s  [Read More…]

OnePlus issues OxygenOS 4.5.8 to OnePlus 5

OnePlus began rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.7 but had to abrudtly halt the rollout due to reports of performance issues during gaming. The company  have already issued OxygenOS 4.5.8 to address the issue. You should begin to see 4.5.8 as an available update even if you hadn’t updated to 4.5.7. Head into settings on your device […]