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OnePlus 3/3T won’t get any major OS update after Android O

We all know that OnePlus is one of the fastest when it comes to updating it's flagship Smartphones to the latest Android OS. Additionally OxygenOS's stock-like interface has never taken too long to update.

OnePlus has reportedly confirmed that the "Flagship Killer" OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T won't be getting any major OS updates after Android O. OnePlus 3/3T are one of the best Smartphones of the year 2016 and there's no excuse to drop support for a device this soon. Not cool, OnePlus.


However, the company says that it will continue rolling out Security Patches. The OxygenOS 4.5 with August security patch for both the devices is on it's way.

That said, Google might unveil the final Android O this month. There's no information regarding when OnePlus will be rolling out the final Android O for its devices.

OnePlus 3 and 3T Receives OxygenOS Open Beta 18 and 9 Update

OnePlus 3 and 3T Receives OxygenOS Open Beta 18 and 9 Update
Chinese smartphone firm, OnePlus has released a new OxygenOS Beta update to the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The OnePlus 3T receives OxygenOS Beta 9, and the OnePlus 3's version is OxygenOS Beta 18.

Unlike the previous update which focused on adding new features, the new beta update fixes various bug fixes caused in the last update. For example, the duplicate notifications bug has been fixed in this update.



Furthermore, the new beta also updates OnePlus Community app to V1.9, it also fix sending files via 3rd party applications like Shareit or Xender. Take a look at the complete changelog of the update below:



  • Updated OnePlus Community App to V1.9
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed occasional duplicate notifications
    • Fixed expanded screenshot duplicate stitches
    • Fixed app locker
    • Fixed inaccurate battery percentage
    • Fixed certain display issues with OnePlus Font
    • Fixed certain display issues in the weather app
    • Fixed camera occasionally unable to open
    • Fixed sending files with 3rd party apps via hotspot
    • Fixed inaccurate displayed network speed when activating hotspot

The update is slowly rolling out in all the countries, but it will take some time to reach your smartphone. Also, you will receive the update only if you're in the Open beta program previously. 

Via: OnePlus

May 2017 Security update for OnePlus 3/3T also fix VoLTE issue on certain Jio SIM cards

May 2017 Security update for OnePlus 3/3T also fix VoLTE issue on certain Jio SIM cards
Recently OnePlus announced that they will be updating the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T to the Android O, when available. The company also revealed that the OnePlus 3T will get discontinued later this year.

OnePlus has now started pushing OxygenOS 4.1.5 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for the OnePlus 3/3T. Unlike the previous update which focused on adding new features, the new update fixes various bug fixes caused in the last update. For example, the VoLTE issue on certain Jio SIM cards has been fixed in this update. 



Furthermore, the update also says optimised power consumption, which means that the devices will deliver better battery life. Take a look at the complete changelog of the update below:


New additions:
• Added system push notifications for important information from OnePlus

Updates:
• Updated network settings for select carriers
• Updated OnePlus Community app to v1.8
• Updated Android Security Patch level to 1st May 2017
• Modified WiFi no internet indication icon

Bug fixes:
• Fixed storage issue present on 3rd party file managers
• Fixed VoLTE issue on certain Jio SIM cards
• Fixed connection issue on Android Auto

Optimizations:
• Battery
• WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS
• Proximity sensor
• Camera low light focus
• Expanded screenshot

Other changes:

• Enhanced system stability

The update is slowly rolling out in all the countries, but it will take some time to reach your smartphone. Also, you will receive the update only if you're in the Open beta program previously. 

OnePlus 3/3T Confirmed to Get the Latest Android O Update

OnePlus 3/3T Confirmed to Get the Latest Android O Nougat Update
OnePlus founder and chief executive Pete Lau has announced that the company will be updating the OnePlus 3/3T to Android O, the newest version of Google's operating system.

The Android O developer preview is already available for selected Pixel and Nexus Smartphones. The final version of the Android O will get official later this year.

OnePlus has recently said that it would be killing the OnePlus 3T very soon because the OnePlus 5 launch in nearing. According to the latest leak of an internal mail leak, the OnePlus 5 may be released on June 15. 

Going with the earlier leaks, the OnePlus 5 will ship with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will likely get Android O along with the OnePlus 3/3T. That said, the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X won't be getting Android O.

OnePlus 3/3T Confirmed to Get the Latest Android O Nougat Update


OnePlus 3 and 3T Receives OxygenOS Open Beta 15 and 6 Update With Incoming Call Gestures and Bluetooth Optimizations

OnePlus 3 and 3T Receives OxygenOS Open Beta 6 Update With Incoming Call Gestures and Bluetooth Optimizations

OnePlus is pushing a new software update to the users of OnePlus 3 and 3T in the form of OxygenOS Beta 6 for the OnePlus 3T and OxygenOS Beta 15 for the OnePlus 3. With the latest update, the company is fixing various bugs along with some new features as well. 

The update brings a new incoming call interface along with new gestures. Now, you can lift an incoming call by just swiping down above the screen, whereas to reject a call, you have to swipe up above the screen. 

OxygenOS Open Beta 6/15 Changelog: 
  • New dialer and incoming call interface 
    • We created a new answering mechanic to go along with the refreshed UI below: Swipe down to answer and swipe up to reject an incoming call 
  • UI optimizations for Messages, Settings and Contacts 
    • Refreshed UI 
  • New action bar for Messages and Settings 
    • Collapsible and expandable action bar (more to come in the future) 
  • Optimized high power usage notifications 
    • Optimized the system which notifies you when apps are using a lot of battery 
  • Bluetooth optimizations 
  • Night mode optimizations 
  • Bug fixes
Besides, the company is adding a new interface to the Settings, Calls, and Messaging apps as they are slowly moving away from the stockish Android UI. The update also brings new Bluetooth Customizations with aptX codec to better audio quality via Bluetooth devices. 

The update is currently rolling out for the users under OpenBeta OS, and later on, all the features will be added to the stable build of the OS. Have you received the update? Let us know in the comments section below. 

OnePlus rolls out Open Beta 14 and 5 for OnePlus 3 and 3T with bug fixes and improvements

OnePlus has now started rolling out Open Beta 14 for OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 5 for OnePlus 3T users. Both the beta updates are exactly the same in terms of features along with an identical changelog. This new update is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

OnePlus 3/3T users who are already running preview Open Beta (13 and 4), should be automatically notified of these new updates. The OTA update weighs in at 1388MB. 

The new update brings bug fixes and other optimizations to both the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T including Bluetooth improvements, GPS and Night Mode optimizations, Launcher fixes and other optimizations. In addition to, the community app has been updated to version 1.8.

If you’ve already flashed a previous Open Beta build, you will receive this update via OTA. If you haven’t, you will need to flash this build by ADB sideload. You can grab the files of Open beta 5 and 14 for the OnePlus 3 and 3T from the below link. 

OnePlus 3 OxygenOS Open Beta 14 | OnePlus 3T OxygenOS Open Beta 5

OnePlus 3 and 3T Users: Gear Up for Experiencing More Oxygen OS Features in Coming Days

OnePlus 3 and 3T Users: Gear Up for Experiencing More Oxygen OS Features in Coming Days
If you ask me: Which new brand's smartphone gets regular software updates? The immediate answer from me will be 'OnePlus'. Ever since the OnePlus 3T release, the Chinese vendor is betting big on the software updates department. The OnePlus 3 and 3T users received Oxygen OS 4.0 update based on Android Nougat on January 1, 2017. 

After that, OnePlus has updated both the OnePlus 3 and 3T for nearly five times fixing most of the bugs and adding new features. Recently, OnePlus announced the OxygenOS Open Beta 4 for both the OnePlus 3 and 3T users, and the surprise was the addition of new features. 



If you look at the changelog closely, OnePlus has added a new feature: Secure Box, which locks your files, photos, and other media files by setting a PIN code or pattern, same as what Samsung  is offering with the Samsung KNOX. The company has also introduced Quick Pay to help the people from demonetization. A special DND mode while gaming will help most of the users out there. 

All said, the Oxygen OS will soon become a feature rich OS, which was once known for its stockish Android UI.

Google assistant is now rolling out to the OnePlus 3 & 3T

Google assistant is now rolling out to the OnePlus 3 & 3T

At MWC 2017, Google announced the Google Assistant for all Android devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Android Nougat with Google Play Services.

Today, OnePlus on their Twitter handle officially announced that the Google assistant is now rolling out for the OnePlus 3 and 3T, while there's no information on when the Google's AI will be available for the OnePlus Two, OnePlus One and OnePlus X which still runs Android Marshmallow.



Google Assistant, the personal digital assistant for Android phones, once you try it, is incredibly useful. You can get a daily weather reports in your area, traffic on your commute, and what you have on your calendar for the day. You can also have complex conversations with your phone.

Just long press on the Home button or say “Ok Google” to get started!

Via: OnePlus (twitter)

The OnePlus 3 or 3T might have a slightly tilted camera bump


This might surprise you, but your OnePlus 3 or 3T might have a slightly tilted camera bump. Incase you find a noticeable tilt, You're not alone!
A number of OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users are reportedly having a peculiar issue with the camera bump. According to a thread on OnePlus subreddit, some camera bumps on the two phones are slightly tilted one way or the other.



Interestingly, the issue is not present with all the units. Only the camera bumps on some units appear to have a more noticeable tilt, than on others and this doesn't affect your Camera performance at all!



As you can see in the photo above (Shared by reddit user @hyperjit), the camera bump appears to be slightly crooked

Source: Reddit | Via: Mobilesyrup

OnePlus 3/3T gets OxygenOS 4.1 (Android 7.1.1)

OnePlus 3/3T gets OxygenOS 4.1 (Android 7.1.1)


After testing OxygenOS (based on Android 7.1.1) beta 12 for the OnePlus 3 and beta 3 for the OnePlus 3T, OnePlus has finally started pushing Android 7.1.1 Nougat to the OnePlus 3/3T.

Here's the changelog for OxygenOS 4.1 (Android 7.1.1), which is the same for both phones:-
  • Upgraded Android 7.1.1
  • Updated Google security patch to 1st March 2017
  • Added expanded screenshots
  • Improved picture taking of moving objects with blur reduction
  • Improved video stability when recording
  • Improved WiFi connectivity
  • Improved Bluetooth connectivity
  • General bug fixes


This OTA is incremental and is now rolling out for a small percentage of users, OnePlus will begin a broader rollout in a few days. The download page has not been updated with the latest firmware of OxygenOS 4.1, So you might have to wait a little to Install this latest OS on your OnePlus 3/3T.


Source: OnePlus (OP3T) | OnePlus (OP3)

Nougat-based Hydrogen OS 3.0 is now available for the OnePlus 3/3T

Nougat-based Hydrogen OS 3.0 is now available for the OnePlus 3/3T


Before the starting of 2017, OnePlus started rolling out OxygenOS 4.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat update for the OnePlus 3/3T. But, now there's a new Nougat firmware for the OnePlus 3/3T, and it's not Oxygen.

The company has released Hydrogen OS version 3.0 which is based on Android Nougat for the OnePlus 3 and 3T. This custom rom is for their Chinese customers with Chinese and English language support. The rom has no Google apps included, but you can download and flash it manually.



Download Hydrogen OS 3.0 for the OnePlus 3/3T here-

Hydrogen OS 3.0 for OnePlus 3: Download Here

Hydrogen OS 3.0 for OnePlus 3T: Download Here


Source: OnePlus

OxygenOS 4.0.3 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 3

OxygenOS 4.0.3 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 3


Following the OxygenOS 4.0 and 4.0.2 based on Android 7.0 Nougat, the company is now rolling out OxygenOS 4.0.3 OTA update for the OnePlus 3.

Apart from Android 7.0 Nougat Interface and Features, Here are some highlights of OxygenOS 4.0.3 update for the OnePlus 3-




  • Added Wi-Fi IPv6 Support toggle
  • Optimized Smart Wi-Fi Switcher, if turned on, device will switch to data connection if Wi-Fi signal is consistently poor
  • Fixed crashes for Line
  • Increased stability of the Camera app
  • Optimized exposure when taking night time photos
  • Updated Audio Parameters and improved the quality of audio recordings
  • Updated APN settings for select carriers
  • Amazon Prime App will be pre-installed for India Users


After update, users might face fluctuations in WiFi connectivity, but here's how you can fix this issue- 


  • If you experience frequent WiFi disconnections, please go to Settings > Wi-Fi > Configure WiFi (Top right hand corner) > Scroll to bottom of the page and check the IP address format (IPv4 = Single line, IPv6 = Multiple lines)> If the IP address is IPv6 based, then turn off the IPv6 Support toggle and see if the disconnections stop.
  • If you experience frequent WiFi disconnections due to switches between WiFi and data, please try turning off the Smart Wi-Fi Switcher at Settings > Wi-Fi > Configure WiFi and see if the disconnections stop


Source: OnePlus



OxygenOS 4.0.2 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T

OxygenOS 4.0.2 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T


Following the OxygenOS 4.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat which released before 2017, the company is now rolling out OxygenOS 4.0.2 OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T.

Apart from Android 7.0 Nougat Interface and Features, Here are some highlights of OxygenOS 4.0.2 update for the OnePlus 3/3T-

  • Improved Shelf Customization
  • Updated APN Settings for select Carriers
  • Fixed Proximity Sensor bug during calls
  • Fixed Google Play Store download bug
  • Increased System Stability
After update, users might face fluctuations in WiFi connectivity according to OnePlus.  

Source 1 | Source 2

OxygenOS 4.0 based on Android Nougat is now rolling out for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T

OxygenOS 4.0 based on Android Nougat is now rolling out for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T


As OnePlus promised, Android 7.0 Nougat is now officially rolling out for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T.

After testing few Nougat Open beta builds for the OnePlus 3, the company is finally rolling out Android N stable OTA for the OnePlus 3. Along with the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 3T is now also receiving Android Nougat stable OTA. 

OxygenOS 4.0 for OnePlus 3T costs 919MB and has already started rolling out! 

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei says a gradual rollout for OnePlus 3 and 3T will commence from tonight.




[Update: Third Open beta]OnePlus 3 gets Android 7.0 Nougat Open Beta, Here's How to Download and Install

[Update] OnePlus 3 gets Android 7.0 Nougat OxygenOS Open Beta 8, Here's How to Download and Install

OnePlus 3 gets Android 7.0 Nougat Open Beta, Here's How to Download and Install


Update: December 29, 2016



[Third Open beta build] Android 7.0 Nougat Open Beta 10 is out for OnePlus 3, Grab it from below Download link.

Update: December 15, 2016



[Second Open beta build] Android 7.0 Nougat Open Beta 9 is out for OnePlus 3, Grab it from below Download link.

As promised by OnePlus, Android 7.0 Nougat Beta build is finally available for the OnePlus 3. OxygenOS Open Beta 8 for OnePlus 3 is Based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

The OnePlus 3T won't be part of the beta program, So OnePlus 3 users can enjoy the taste of Android Nougat via beta builds. OnePlus will continue to release Nougat beta builds for OnePlus 3, until the final build becomes available.





Here are some key features of OxygenOS Open Beta 8 based on Android 7.0 Nougat-


  • Upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat
    • New Notifications Design
    • New Settings Menu Design
    • Multi-Window View
    • Notification Direct Reply
    • Custom DPI Support
  • Added Status Bar Icon Options
  • Added Quick Launch For 3rd Party Applications
  • Improved Shelf Customization



Here are some known Issues of the OxygenOS Nougat Beta build-


  • Android Pay may not work correctly
  • Some stability/performance issues
  • After upgrading to Android N, you will not be able to directly downgrade back to M builds. 


Downloads-


[First Beta Build]Download the OxygenOS Beta 8 for OnePlus 3 right Here.

[Second Beta Build]Download OxygenOS Beta 9 for OnePlus 3 right Here.

[Third Beta Build]Download OxygenOS Beta 10 for OnePlus 3 right Here.


Here's How to Install: 


Second Open Beta Build Installation: If you’ve already flashed a previous Open Beta build, you will receive this update via OTA. If you haven’t, you will need to flash this build by ADB sideload.

First Open Beta Build Installation: Put .zip file to root of your internal storage and then Goto Settings>System update and choose Local upgrade from cogwheel options.

Via:- OnePlus | 1 | 2

OnePlus 3 on Flipkart: Price Revealed!

OnePlus 3 on Flipkart: Price Revealed!

Yesterday, Flipkart gave us a glimpse of what to expect during Big Shopping Days. The e-commerce website is teasing to sell the OnePlus 3 at ₹1_,999/-.

We thought that the price of OnePlus 3 will possibly be ₹19,999/-but Flipkart has now revealed "What's going to be the price of OnePlus 3 during 'Big Shopping Days' " and its 18,999/-.



The Smartphone will go on sale on December 18 at 4PM.

This seems to be a great deal, but OnePlus has already clarified that it will not take any responsibility of the product sold elsewhere.

Read This before buying OnePlus 3 from Flipkart at ₹1_999

Read This before buying OnePlus 3 from Flipkart at ₹1_999

Read This before buying OnePlus 3 from Flipkart at ₹1_999


Flipkart Big Shopping days are near, and you all might have seen a sneak peek of what's going to be Deals of "Big Shopping Days".

The OnePlus 3 might have already caught your attention! Right?



For those who don't know, Flipkart is teasing to sell the OnePlus 3 at 1_,999/- (Possibly at ₹19,999).

 Well, Here's an Official Statement by OnePlus-


As you by now know, Flipkart's Big day sale is said to be selling OnePlus 3. 
OnePlus is focused on creating premium flagship smartphones. We have an exclusive partnership with Amazon in India. We advice customers to purchase OnePlus products only through official channels as we cannot guarantee the authenticity of the products sold elsewhere.

Currently Amazon India is selling OnePlus 3 Officially at 27,999 and it seems that OnePlus will continue to keep Amazon as its exclusive partner.



Via: Techupdate3

The OnePlus 3 will continue to receive updates alongside the OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3 will continue to receive updates alongside the OnePlus 3T


Recently OnePlus unwrapped the OnePlus 3T, which can be also called as successor of the OnePlus 3. After a great success of OnePlus 3, the company decided to improve the Original "1+3 by adding a T".

Also Read:- OnePlus 3 vs. OnePlus 3T: 5 key differences

The owners of the OnePlus 3 might be worried that their device will be left behind and the Company will concentrate on the newest OnePlus 3T.



Well, Things are all right! OnePlus 3 will get every update the OnePlus 3T receives, effectively adding six months to its update shelf life.


In a statement to Android Authority, a OnePlus representative said-



The OnePlus 3 will continue to receive updates alongside the OnePlus 3T until the newer device reaches the end of its update life cycle.

The Company didn't mentioned when the Software update life cycle will end, but fortunately OnePlus will keep supporting OnePlus 3 for just as long as the new OnePlus 3T.



Source:- AndroidAuthority

OnePlus 3 vs. OnePlus 3T: 5 key differences

OnePlus 3T vs. OnePlus 3: 5 key differences


Recently OnePlus unwrapped the OnePlus 3T, which can be also called as successor of the OnePlus 3. After a great success of OnePlus 3, the company decided to improve the Original "1+3 by adding a T".

The OnePlus 3T is exactly a carbon copy of OnePlus 3 with few upgrades, In this article we will talk about Key differences that you will find in OnePlus 3T and the OnePlus 3-




  • The OnePlus 3 comes with Snapdragon 820, while the OnePlus 3T features a Snapdragon 821
  • The OnePlus 3T has 64GB/128GB Internal Storage option, while the OnePlus 3 only comes with 64GB Internal Storage.
  • You find a 16MP Samsung 3P8SP selfie shooter in OnePlus 3T while there is a 8MP Sony IMX179 front-facing Camera in OnePlus 3.


  • OnePlus 3T has a 3,400mAh non-removable battery while OnePlus 3 has 3,000mAh non-removable battery.
  • With OnePlus 3T you will get a new color option i.e. Gunmetal color.

These are the only differences you will find between the two twins. Share your comments If you think that there are more differences between them!

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