OxygenOS Beta Update Arrives OnePlus 5 and 5T


OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are currently receiving open Beta 4 and Beta 2 respectively. This update brings new features most of which upgrades the launcher,Ā addsĀ OnePlus Switch applicationĀ for backup and restore bug fixes/optimizations. However, OnePlus stated that someĀ third party camera apps will not function properly with this update. The complete changelog as released by OnePlus is containedĀ below



  • Launcher Updated to v2.3
    • Drawer categories
      • You can see new categories when using the search icon in the drawer
    • Auto folder tagging
      • When you add applications that are similar, our system will help you automatically name the new folder you created
    • Dynamic Icon for Clock
      • The Clock icon is now dynamic
    • Notification dot optimization
      • The Blue notification dots present to notify you of a newly installed app will now be removed automatically after 15 days
  • Launcher usage tips improved
    • Weā€™ve added some new helpful tips for first use of the launcher


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  • Optimizations for logic managing high power consumption applications
  • Added a more intelligent background application management solution
  • Improved power consumption measurements
  • Various bug fixes and optimizations


  • Added OnePlus Switch application for backup & restore
    • Weā€™ve added the new OnePlus switch app so moving your information to a new OnePlus device will be easier than ever
  • Clipboard
    • Added a new clipboard feature activated when copying information. You can edit the text copied and then choose to ā€œSearch, Translate, or Shareā€
  • File manager
    • Improved experience when deleting files
    • Added large file management function
  • Dialer
    • More caller information now given to you during incoming call notification
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Known issues:

  • Some third-party camera applications may not fully work with this update
This is only a beta update and it is certainly not be as stable as theĀ official OTAs.Ā If you have already flashed an Open Beta you will receive this new build as an OTA. When you migrate to thisĀ Beta, your device will not ge anyĀ regular Official Stable OTAs, only theĀ Open Beta OTAs will arrive your unit. Should you choose to migrate back to theĀ Official OTA path, it will require a full install and clean flash.

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