Both OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T owners felt a little underwhelmed when they noticed that their flagships couldn’t stream HD content. The reason? Well, both devices were lacking a specific certification that would allow streaming the SD content.
Thankfully, or not, the Chinese company has now a program to update and enable the feature on both the handsets, but you may not like of what you have to do in order to get the feature working.
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The Widevine L1i s the certification required by major HD video streaming services, however, it needs to be installed via a physical connection with an authenticated computer. Other than that, there is no way to install the certification on OnePlius 5 or OnePlus 5T.
If you really want to enable video streaming on your OnePlus 5/5T you’ll need to send it back to OnePlus, after the magic, the company promises to send it back in at least 5 working days. Furthermore, the company will cover any couriers costs from its specific service regions – India, North America, Europe and China. All the users elsewhere will have to pay the cost by themselves.