OnePlus 5 and 5T expected to refresh with Android 8.1 Oreo update

OnePlus 5 and 5T expected to refresh with Android 8.1 Oreo update

OnePlus 5 and 5T expected to refresh with Android 8.1 Oreo update

Do note that since these are beta builds, you may face some issues with stability.

OnePlus starts rolling out OxygenOS open beta 4 update for the OnePlus 5T users starting Friday.

Android security fixes for the month of February are also included in the update. The OnePlus 5T has an 18:9 aspect ratio display with no physical home button on the front unlike the OnePlus 5.

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The OnePlus 5T Android 8.1 Oreo update also adds more clock styles for ambient display and full-screen gesture support.

The OxygenOS Open Beta 6 version comes with general bug fixes and performance improvements, but no other details about camera upgrade or any other performance based upgrades has been mentioned yet. The company has made some optimizations for gaming mode with which might the company promises it's users an immersive gaming experience. Now when it comes to OnePlus' older devices like the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, there's no official word on when those will be updated, but they will likely be getting Android Oreo at some point. Also, the OnePlus 5T users seem to find the aOnePlus Switch app useful as it helps in migrating the application backup data. In case you are facing major bugs, you can give the feedback on the OnePlus feedback forums. Currently, this new beta is available for OnePlus 5 and 5T. Mac users can rely on Android File Transfer for this part. According to the changelog provided by OnePlus, there are some changes with the Phone app. In order to do this, shut down the phone device and turn it back on while holding the power and volume down buttons simultaneously.

In this mode, the user has to choose "Install from internal storage/Install from local" as the option and find file and click on "Install" to confirm. For instance, the new update enable users to answer incoming calls, just by raising the phone.

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