OnePlus start rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta based on Android Oreo for OnePlus 3 and 3T

OnePlus start rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta based on Android Oreo for OnePlus 3 and 3T

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Android Oreo has already released and Pixel and Nexus owners are already rocking it. Rest of the major brand is already working on Android Oreo build for their devices including OnePlus. OnePlus has finally released Oxygen OS Open Beta based on Android Oreo for its last year’s flagships OnePlus 3/3T.

One of the OnePlus staff member has announced this information on OnePlus forum.

Hey everyone!

We are very excited to announce that we are ready to put out the first Open Beta build based on Android 8.0 for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T devices.

-OnePlus Executive

OpenBeta version 25 for the OnePlus 3 and version 16 for the OnePlus 3T

Version 25 and 16 of OnePlus 3 and 3T respectively brings the major Android Oreo OS upgrade. Apart from OS upgrade, the build do carries September security patch and all the tasty ingredients of the Android Oreo. OnePlus forum has listed the Changelogs based on the Android Oreo build update.

OnePlus start rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta based on Android Oreo for OnePlus 3 and 3T

Here are the Changelogs:

  • System changes
    • Update to Android O (8.0)
      • Added Picture in Picture, Auto-fill and Smart text selection features.
      • New Quick Settings design.
      • September security patch.
  • Launcher changes
    • Added Notification dots in Launcher
    • Added OnePlus account login for access to Shot on OnePlus.
      • Now able to upload photos directly to Shot on OnePlus through wallpapers.

Known issues

  • Fingerprint actions may be slower than you are used to.
  • Shortcut to access Google Photos is unavailable.
  • Some stability issues with NFC and bluetooth.
  • Performance and compatibility of 3rd party apps will continue to be optimized.

If you’re running stable Oxygen OS build, you need to flash the 1.48GB sized firmware files to taste the Android Oreo Goodness.


OnePlus 3 OxygenOS Open Beta 25Download.

OnePlus 3T OxygenOS Open beta 16Download

Note: Read all of the mentioned instructions carefully given on the download page before flashing the update.