Latest OxygenOS Open Beta Brings Several Optimizations & Bug Fixes To The OnePlus 3/3T


OnePlus has released a new OxygenOS Open Beta build for the duo of 3 & 3T. This Open Beta release of OxygenOS includes various optimizations and bug fixes. The complete changelog can be found below.

Optimizations

Battery saver indication changed from orange status bar to a notification
Optimized calculation method for data usage statistics, tracking is now more accurate.
Optimized expanded screenshot, now supports capture while gifs and videos are playing. (Experimental)
Visual effects improvements for Weather widget

Bug Fixes

Resolved various 3rd party app crashes
Fixed bluetooth device battery status wrongly displayed for non-supported devices
Fixed Weather occasionally not being able to retrive forecast data





If you are using an old Open Beta build on your OnePlus 3/3T, then you would be receiving an OTA notification of the update shortly. In case you aren't using an Open Beta build and would like to try out the same, then you can refer to the instructions below.

Download Links & Flashing Instructions

If you are a OnePlus 3 user, then you can grab the Open Beta 20 build from here. If you are a OnePlus 3T user, you can grab the Open Beta 11 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)

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 an android 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 swipe 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


Starting from this beta build, OnePlus has added another method for reporting bugs. You will now be able to find an app named 'User Feedback' in your app drawer. If you come across any bug while using a beta build, you can open the User Feedback application and select the type of issue you came across. You can then optionally elaborate on the problem you experienced and send the feedback to the OnePlus team.


Source: OnePlus forums
Feature Image Credits: OnePlus


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 Open Beta Brings Several Optimizations & Bug Fixes To The OnePlus 3/3T Latest OxygenOS Open Beta Brings Several Optimizations & Bug Fixes To The OnePlus 3/3T Reviewed by Krittin Kalra on 7/18/2017 04:33:00 pm








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