OnePlus has been busy with various software updates for its lineup of smartphones, especially the OnePlus 7 Pro. The Chinese company is well renowned and critically acclaimed for its user-centric business model. On multiple occasions, the company has added features or brought bug fixes relatively quick just after scouring its own community app. In a similar manner, the company has unveiled its planned catalogue of features and additions to its Oxygen OS.What To Expect
In a new post on the OnePlus Forums, the company has highlighted developing as well as planned features with the future update. The Open Beta build already includes a couple of these new features that [...]
OnePlus will soon introduce Google Duo as its native video calling service throughout the OxygenOS ecosystem. This comes after the Chinese smartphone company announced in a blog post of an update that will be available to a few OnePlus 6/6T users. This will initially be a closed beta update which will roll out as a stable build later. It will also be introduced to older devices in the future update.
The update was first rolled out on February 12 in small batches. It arrives as the version OxygenOS 9.0.12 for the OnePlus 6T and OxygenOS 9.0.4 for OnePlus 6. According to the official changelog, there are quite a few changes with the update. The update pushes the [...]
In the plethora of Android makers overloading their smartphones with skins and unnecessary bloatware, OxygenOS truly stands out. It is the closest a maker has gotten to stock Android with some great improvements over it. The gestures are better than the Pixel phones, there is an dark mode which works like one, and super quick updates. These are just some of the features OxygenOS offers that aren’t available in most Android devices.
Looks like it is about to get even better as OnePlus has started a competition. Called the #PMChallenge, it will let the users pitch an idea of a feature they want. Enough reasons and a good implementation and you may see the feature [...]
OnePlus launched the OnePlus 6 smartphone in the year of 2018. Before the OnePlus 6T, it was the flagship model offered by the company. The OnePlus 6 was originally launched with Android 8.1 Oreo. Late last year the company rolled the OxygenOS 9 OTA update for the device. The OxygenOS 9.0.3 incremental update is now available for the smartphone which improves various existing features.OxygenOS 9.0.3 Changelog System- The latest update improves both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth stability for better connectivity. It adds the latest December 2018 Android security patch to the device along with some minor bug fixes. Camera- The 9.0.3 update for the OnePlus 6 [...]
OnePlus launched the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T smartphones in the year 2017. The smartphones were originally launched with Android 7 Nougat which later received the Android 8 Oreo update. On 25 December 2018, the company rolled out the Oxygen OS 9.0 OTA update which is based on the latest Android 9.0 Pie for both the smartphones. Although the update was a pleasant Christmas surprise for device owners, some users complained about glitches they faced after the software update. OnePlus has rolled out an Oxygen OS 9.0.1 OTA update that addresses the issues faced by the users.Changes With OxygenOS 9.0.1
The complete changelog with the latest update is as [...]
OnePlus has released OxygenOS Open Beta 39 and Open Beta 40 for the OnePlus 3 and the 3T, respectively. These new updates bring a few significant changes to the devices’ software. The users who have opted for the Open Beta will receive an OTA update which requires a standard installation procedure. While the users running the stable build may have to follow certain steps to sign up for the beta program.
With their latest flagship, the company has yet again taken the smartphone industry by storm. The number of OnePlus 6 sold in India in the first 10 minutes is proof enough that OnePlus has [...]
OnePlus has been in the news of late for more than just the OnePlus 6. The company recently promised three years of service for every OnePlus smartphone. This includes software updates for 2 years and an extended year of security patches. The company has now taken a step further by including support for Project Treble in the latest OxygenOS Beta update for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T.
OnePlus has been publically sceptical about Project Treble. No OnePlus smartphone, up until now, supported Project Treble. In one of its AMAs (As Me Anything), OnePlus explained that the possibility of customers’ [...]
The OnePlus 6 was launched in India on May 17th at a starting price of Rs 34999. Most of the details of the smartphone were leaked before it officially launched but, the device overall was a pleasant surprise for OnePlus 6 suitors. In terms of build quality and design, the smartphone is a definite upgrade over any of its predecessors. The company, in fact, is continuously adding new updates to its flagship device and the OxygenOS 5.1.6 update has done just that.
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While OnePlus is riding high on the success of the OnePlus 6, it hasn’t forgotten its older devices. The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, launched in 2016 have already been updated to Android 8 Oreo. The company confirmed that Android 8 Oreo will be the last major update for these two devices but, they will continue to get timely OxygenOS and security updates. The two smartphones have started receiving the new OxygenOS 5.0.3 update which brings in new features including Face Unlock.
Face Unlock was first introduced on the OnePlus 5T. Soon after the launch, the feature received rave reviews for being extremely fast. Its speed was compared to the iPhone X even though the Apple [...]
OnePlus has started rolling out a new beta update to all the testers of the OnePlus 5T. The Oxygen OS Open Beta 3 arrives a couple of weeks after the previous update started seeding. The new update, however, will be noted for two noticeable changes. The first one is the removal of the controversial Clipboard app. The other one is the entry of gesture support.
The Clipboard app was introduced in the previous Beta build that started seeding on the 16th of January. It was reported on the OnePlus forums by a user named v1nc. The user found this out by accident when NetGuard blocked the Clipboard app from accessing the network. Clipboard app basically stores all the [...]
The two budding players in their respective fields, Cyanogen and OnePlus, are finally breaking their last thread. Both the companies went through ups and downs in the past few months and now, the two have decided to part ways. A confirmation came from Cyanogen at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing when Cyanogen’s co-founders announced about ending their relationship with OnePlus.
The Co-Founder of Cyanogen, Steve Kondik spoke on the issue –
That’s probably the last you will see from that partnership.… Two new companies are trying to do crazy stuff, a lot of people collide.
A couple of days back, OnePlus launched its promised Android-based ROM OxygenOS, thereby reducing its dependance on Cyanogen. It’s the first in-house version of OxygenOS by the Chinese firm and is based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.
The new custom ROM is built on “back to basics” approach and is said to be light with subtle essential features. The company hasn’t played on gimmicks or bloated features, and has built OxygenOS to provide maximum performance and battery life.
Let’s have a look at its features:1. Quick Notifications Customization
The OnePlus’ OxygenOS offers the Quick Settings option which [...]