Nothing OS 2.5 Open Beta 2 Now Available for Nothing Phone (1) Users

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Nothing earlier announced the Nothing OS 2.5 stable version based on Android 14 for its latest Nothing Phone (2) customers, and as promised by the company, Open Beta testing for this version began for Phone (1) users in December last year. Now, According to Nothing’s community post, another Open Beta of Nothing OS 2.5 is available via an OTA for Nothing Phone (1) owners who have already registered to Open Beta 1 on their devices. The users of Phone (1) who have not yet installed the Open Beta 1 will have to do so before proceeding to the Open Beta 2 version.

Nothing OS 2.5 Open Beta 2 Update for Phone (1)
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Nothing OS 2.5 Open Beta 2 Changelog


  • Optimized brightness in Night Mode photography.
  • Improved overall smoothness when taking pictures.
  • Optimized sound effects for specific games.
  • Supported pull-down access to Quick Settings for network and connectivity options from the lock screen.
  • Improved compatibility with certain chargers.
  • Optimized background processes ā€“ improving the issue of background task termination.
  • Optimized performance when memory is running low.
  • Enhanced fingerprint recognition accuracy.
  • Optimized VoLTE icon display logic in the status bar.
  • Upgraded Google security patch to January 2024.

Bug Fixes

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  • Improved display to correct abnormal notification background colors.
  • Resolved unresponsive Bluetooth icon in the Quick Settings.
  • Resolved noise issues with Bluetooth audio devices in specific scenarios.
  • Resolved issue where battery percentage was not displayed in the status bar.
  • Resolved abnormal display issues with the clock widget.
  • Improved stability of the System UI.
  • Resolved unresponsive calculator widget on the lock screen.
  • Fixed overlapping issues between lightweight notifications and banner notifications in Game Mode.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
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How to Update?

Install from Open Beta 1:

  • Navigate toĀ Settings > System > System Update
  • Tap ā€œCheck for updateā€ and follow the steps for installation

Install from non-Beta OS versions:

  • You first need to install Open Beta
  • Then, as above, navigate toĀ Settings > System > System Update
  • Tap ā€œCheck for updateā€ and follow the steps for installation of Open Beta 2
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