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OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T Gets OxygenOS 9.0.4 with June 2019 Security Patches

OnePlus 3 OnePlus 3T is now getting Official OxygenOS 9.0.4 Software with General bug fixes and improvements.

OxygenOS 9.0.4 for the OnePlus 3 OnePlus 3T features the latest June, 2019 Security Patches and weighs in at 1.58GB as Full ROM.
This OTA will have a staged rollout, the OTA will be received by a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in a few days (sometimes a couple of weeks or more) after making sure there are no critical bugs, so using VPN to download this build might not work as the rollout is not based on regions and is randomly pushed out to a very limited number of devices.
Changelog:
  • System
    • Updated Android security patch to 2019.6
    • General bug fixes and improvements
The latest update is rolling out in phases to a limited number of devices. Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram to get the first News.

OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T Gets a Small Update With OxygenOS 5.0.5

OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T Gets a Small Update With OxygenOS 5.0.5
OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T is now getting Official OxygenOS 5.0.5 Software along with General bug fixes and improvements.

Also Read: Official Android Pie is coming to the OnePlus 3 and 3T

OxygenOS 5.0.5 for the OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T features nothing, weighs in at around 38MB via OTA, and 1521MB as Full ROM.

We are starting to push the incremental roll-out of OxygenOS 5.0.5 for the OnePlus 3 & 3T. This build contains general bug fixes and improvements.

Changelog:

System
  • General bug fixes and improvements
The latest update is rolling out in phases to a limited number of devices. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our FacebookTwitter, and Telegram to get the first News.

Android 8.1 Oreo features come to OnePlus 3 via NitrogenOS [How to install]

Android 8.1 Oreo features come to OnePlus 3 via NitrogenOS [How to install]
OnePlus 3 can now get a custom version of Android 8.1 Oreo. Although this custom ROM is made available to the public, it is still under testing by its developers since Android 8.1 is fresh off the Google labs.

Reputed Developer xyyx (XDA username) has released the brand new NitrogenOS Custom ROM based on latest Android 8.1 Oreo. It brings latest security updates, wallpapers, launcher and many more value-added features to the OnePlus 3.


With Android 8.1 Oreo, you'll get new Wallpaper Themes, Pixel 2 Launcher, Redesigned Power Menu, new Shutdown and Reboot Animation, Round Statusbar Icons, and Settings.

Note: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently irreparable. TechDroider cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo NitrogenOS ROM on OnePlus 3:

Step 1: Download NitrogenOS Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM and Google Apps on to your Smartphone.

Step 2: Boot to TWRP Mode.

Step 3: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone's memory (full) by selecting 'Wipe' option. Once done, select 'Swipe to Factory Reset' perform factory reset.

Step 4: Return to TWRP settings and tap 'Install' by the selecting .Zip file in the phone's memory.

Step 5: Come back to TWRP menu setting to approve the installation by tapping 'Swipe to Confirm Flash'

Step 6: Flashing of the custom ROM begins and after few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, thus completing installation.

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Yes, the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get Official Android 8.1 Update

Yes, the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get Official Android 8.1 Update
Yes, the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will get the latest Android 8.1 Oreo update officially!!!

Today, OnePlus during OnePlus 5T A.M.A (Ask Me Anything) session on OnePlus forums announced that the OnePlus 3 and 3T would get Google's latest Android 8.1 Oreo update.

When asked by a OnePlus user Abhishek Sukumar about Android 8.1 Oreo for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, OnePlus Staff Member Adam Krisko replied "Yes, later."


Google recently announced Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview for the Google Pixel and Nexus Smartphones. The Android 8.1 Oreo new feature includes Black and White Themes According to Wallpapers, new Power Menu, Settings, Oreo Easter Egg, and more.

Recently OnePlus started rolling out official Android 8.0.0 Oreo update with OxygenOS 5.0 to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. Get ready OnePlus 3 and 3T users, Android 8.1 Oreo is around the corner.

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OnePlus Phones Android 8.0 Oreo Update Info - November 4, 2017

OnePlus Phones Android 8.0 Oreo Update Info
The OnePlus Smartphones Android 8.0 Oreo update continues to make significant progress and today we want to take a look at everything we know about the OnePlus devices Android 8.0 Oreo update and its release as we push deeper into the year.

Android 8.0 Oreo updates for OnePlus Smartphones are pushing out every single day so it can be hard to keep track of the company’s progress.

Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus devices (Changes and Features)


Apart from the Android 8.0 Oreo Goodies including new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, OnePlus has add several new features to the OxygenOS.

OnePlus 5 Android 8.0 Oreo Update

OnePlus is due to launch the Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Firmware for the OnePlus 5. Recently OnePlus's Co-founder Carl Pei on his twitter handle announced that the OnePlus 5 will be soon getting Android Oreo Beta.

[Update: November 4, 2017] The Android 8.0 Oreo Beta build for the OnePlus 5 just got leaked and is available for download.

Check out OnePlus 5 Android Oreo (Leaked) Screenshots

OnePlus 3T Android 8.0 Oreo Update

OnePlus has already started testing the Android 8.0 Oreo on the OnePlus 3T.  Just a few weeks back OnePlus released the first Android 8.0 Oreo based OxygenOS Public Beta for the OnePlus 3T for testing purpose. However, the Beta build contains tons of bugs and is not suitable for daily usage.

OnePlus 3T Developer Previews (Android Oreo)


OnePlus 3 Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Just like the OnePlus 3T, OnePlus has already started testing the Android 8.0 Oreo on the OnePlus 3.  Just a few weeks back OnePlus released the first Android 8.0 Oreo based OxygenOS Public Beta for the OnePlus 3 for testing purpose. However, the Beta build contains tons of bugs and is not suitable for daily usage.

OnePlus 3 Developer Previews (Android Oreo)


Android 8.0 Oreo for other OnePlus devices?


We haven't seen any sign of the Android 8.0 Oreo update for any other OnePlus device apart from the few mentioned above.

The OnePlus devices likely to get Android 8.0 Oreo includes OnePlus 5, OnePlus 3T, and OnePlus 3.

OnePlus plans to roll the final Oreo update for the eligible OnePlus devices by the end of 2017.

That said, we'll update the article as soon as we get more information regarding Android 8.0 Oreo for OnePlus devices. Kindly let us know if we missed anything! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

OnePlus 3/3T OxygenOS 4.5.0 update brings Shot on OnePlus Camera Watermark, Scheduled night mode, and more

OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T are receiving an incremental update to OxygenOS version 4.5.0, which brings mostly new features and bug fixes while remaining on Nougat. The Shenzhen-based company doesn't exactly have a great reputation for updating its devices, so this is nice to see.

Going with the latest trend, OnePlus has Added Shot on OnePlus watermark in the Camera Application. Other noteworthy changes include new lift up display, Gaming Do Not Disturb Mode, Network speed in status bar, OnePlus Slate font, Redesigned Dash Charge animation System stability and battery improvements.


The Company has also added Schedule Night Mode feature which will get automatically enabled. OnePlus has also redesigned the photo editor in Gallery and Caller UI. 

OnePlus has already started working on the Android Oreo update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. Recently, Hydrogen OS Firmware based on Android 8.0 Oreo got leaked and is available to download for the OnePlus 3T.

 That said, This OxygenOS update should be rolling out to all users over the coming days.

OnePlus 3 closed beta group receives Official Android 8.0 Oreo

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 already confirmed that the "Flagship Killer" OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T won't be getting any major OS updates after Android O.


Now, OnePlus has started rolling out the Official Android 8.0.0 Oreo update to OnePlus 3 Closed beta users. This means that the Oreo won't be coming to all users at once, but selected users will get the update for testing purpose.

The company says that it will continue testing the updates. Most major aspects of the phone are not working as expected (such as the NFC, WiFi, hotspot, and Bluetooth.)

Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


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.  

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