OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T Gets Better With Android Oreo Via OxygenOS Open Beta Update

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Ever since Android 8.0 Oreo has been released, there have been talks on the town about the release of the update to the flagship OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. If you have access to OnePlus 3/3T, you can cheer because of the latest OxygenOS Open Beta update ships with Android Oreo.

While the beta update is tagged as version 25 for the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 3T gets the update in the form of version 16. If you install the latest OxygenOS Open Beta update, your device will also refresh with September security patch.

According to the official changelog, the OnePlus 3 and3T will be updated with features such as autofill, smart text selection, picture-in-picture mode including notification dots. Moreover, the settings panel has been completely redesigned including the capability to upload images to capture on OnePlus.

It is to be noted that you should install OxygenOS Open Beta Update with Android Oreo only if you have a spare OnePlus 3. The company has warned that the update will have issues related to the fingerprint sensor, Google Photos including stability problems associated with Bluetooth and NFC. The fingerprint scanner will work slow after the installation of the update.

Based on the feedback, the company will continue to push regular updates and the final version of the Oreo updatewill be free from errors. If you are willing to tolerate the errors, you can go ahead and install the update.

Before proceeding to install the update, it is absolutely essential to backup all the files from the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. Moreover, you should establish connectivity with Wi-Fi as the size of the file is 1.49GB. The device should be charged compleely to avoid interruption.

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