A couple of days back, OnePlus’ official Twitter handle suggested the release of Android Oreo beta for the OnePlus 5T. The company has now officially rolled out the OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 5T users. As expected, this new beta update brings along the latest Android version Oreo. Earlier, the company has promised to release the final Android Oreo build for the OnePlus 5T by early 2018.
For the people unaware of the developments, OnePlus has already rolled out the final Android Oreo builds for its previous flagships. The OnePlus 3 and 3T were updated a while back, while the OnePlus 5 got the Oreo update recently. Despite being the latest flagship from the company, the OnePlus 5T would be the last to get the Oreo update, unlike the norm that other companies usually follow.
OnePlus 5T OxygenOS Open Beta 1 includes all the goodies of Android Oreo, including the picture in picture mode and in-app auto-fill feature. The first open beta for OnePlus 5T also includes the December security patch. OnePlus has also added a bunch of features to its OxygenOS too to make the experience better. You can have a look at the entire changelog below:
Updated to Android O (8.0)
- Optimized the app shortcut style
- Combine icon options with app shortcuts
- Now able to upload photos to Shot on OnePlus
- Added Picture in Picture
- Added Auto-Fill
- Added Smart Text Selection
- New Quick Settings design
- Updated Android security patch to December
The company has provided the download link and all the resources required to install the OnePlus 5T Oreo ROM. You need to click on the source link below to download the ROM and get the detailed instructions on how to flash the ROM on your OnePlus 5T. If you are stuck somewhere, OnePlus suggests contacting the customer support to get it sorted.
Also Read: OnePlus 5T Sandstone variant coming soon?
If you aren’t sure of what you are doing, flashing this ROM, or any other ROM for that matter, on your brand-new OnePlus 5T. Even a slight mistake can leave for phone dead forever. Even if you’re aware of the process, it is always recommended to take a full backup of all your data on the phone.
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