Latest OxygenOS Beta Brings New Dialer, Call Interface, UI Optimisations & More


OnePlus has released a new OxygenOS beta build for the OnePlus 3 & 3T. This beta update brings a bunch of UI revamps and optimisations. The complete changelog is as follows:

  • New dialer and incoming call interface
    • We created a new answering mechanic to go along with the refreshed UI below: Swipe down to answer and swipe up to reject an incoming call
  • UI optimizations for Messages, Settings and Contacts
    • Refreshed UI
  • New action bar for Messages and Settings
    • Collapsible and expandable action bar (more to come in the future)
  • Optimized high power usage notifications
    • Optimized the system which notifies you when apps are using a lot of battery
  • Bluetooth optimizations
  • Night mode optimizations
  • Bug fixes


Many OnePlus users have expressed their displeasure on the new caller design. The new UI of the dialer app is as follows.





OnePlus have also added an option for disabling the aptX/aptX HD support. This setting can be found in the Developer Options.


The security patch level is same as the last two beta builds - 1 March 2017. Google had released the May security patch last night.


If you are already on an Open Beta build, you will be receiving an OTA notification of this update shortly. If you wish to flash this Open Beta build, then you can follow the flashing instructions detailed below.

Download Links & Flashing Instructions


If you are a OnePlus 3 user, then you can grab the Open Beta 15 build from here. If you are a OnePlus 3T user, you can grab the Open Beta 6 build from here

Till the time the download completes, you can read the instructions we have compiled for you:

For Stock Non Rooted Users With Stock Recovery

1. Download the full zip from the link given above and place it inside the Android folder under Platform Tools on your PC

2. Now turn off your phone and boot it into recovery mode. Press and hold volume down key and the power button to boot into recovery mode.

3. From the recovery mode, choose install from ADB sideload.

4. Under the ADB sideload menu, select "Install from USB/ADB Sideload" and connect your phone to the PC.

5. On your PC, open a command window. Press Shift and simultaneously right click and open command window in the Android folder.

6. In the command window execute the following code:
ADB Devices
This command is to check if the device is recognised and ADB drivers are correctly installed.

Once the device code is displayed, run the sideload command:

ADB Sideload (then the name of the zip).zip

For example:

adb sideload OnePlus3Oxygen_16_OTA_011_all_1607052050_0e5983ace5314161.zip
7. Wait until the sideload is complete.

8. After the flashing is successful, go back to the main menu and reboot the phone. The first boot may take some time, so stay calm and wait for it to boot.

For rooted users with TWRP installed:

1. Download the full zip from the link given above to your phone internal memory.

2. Download SuperSU.

3. Reboot To TWRP.

4. Take a nandroid backup of your existing ROM. This is the most important step. It is always good to be on the safer side of things.

5. Go to Wipe > Advance Wipe > Select Dalvik & Cache. Then use the swip bar at the bottom to complete the process.

6. To install the ROM, head over to the main menu, then to the install Menu. Select the flahsable zip you had downloaded. Swipe to complete the flash.

7. Flash SuperSU to maintain root access. If you use a custom kernel and Xposed, then dirty flash them over the ROM. 

8. Reboot the system. The first boot may take some time, so stay calm and wait for it to boot up.

Feedback & Bug Reporting

You can help OnePlus to improve the OxygenOS and get a stable public build out as soon as possible by giving your feedback and reporting bugs.


Source: OnePlus forums - (1) | (2)



Krittin Kalra is an 18 year old Android freak. Striving for passions, chasing down his dreams and living a life without regrets is his sole mantra. A bit moody, he also does custom ROM reviews for AndroGuider. Currently pursuing his B.Tech, he aspires to follow his heart.
Latest OxygenOS Beta Brings New Dialer, Call Interface, UI Optimisations & More Latest OxygenOS Beta Brings New Dialer, Call Interface, UI Optimisations & More Reviewed by Krittin Kalra on 5/02/2017 04:18:00 pm








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