OnePlus 5T gets better with OxygenOS 5.0.2 update alongside Face Unlock for OnePlus 5

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OnePlus has pushed OxygenOS 5.0.2 update for the OnePlus 5T, which is the first stable Android Oreo update. The company released OnePlus 5T recently and the latest OxygenOS 5.0.2 update is part of Android Oreo. The update is being released via OTA in incremental mechanism. Hence, users will receive the update in a phased manner. Moreover, the OnePlus 5 has been enhanced with Face Unlock capability.

The total capacity of the OxygenOS 5.0.2 update for OnePlus 5T is around 1.7GB. Hence, you should activate Wi-Fi to avoid extra mobile charges. It is also advisable to charge the device up to 100 percent to avoid interruption. The company sources revealed that the update will be made available to a small percentage of users initially. The update will be extended to general customers within the next few days.

The OxygenOS 5.0.2 update includes a refreshed design for Quick settings menu. The company haas redesigned few apps to new versions. The update also fixed several bugs including resolution for critical CPU vulnerability, which includes Spectre attacks. If you install the latest update, your OnePlus 5T will be protected against stealing of user credentials, which includes passwords and private keys.

While the default launcher is updated to version 2.2, the Gallery app has been upgraded to version 2.0. The Weather and File Manager apps are being modified to version 1.9 and 1.7.6. In addition to gesture support, the Android Oreo update also provides support for PIP mode, notification dots, channels including Face Unlock capability. The update also includes an enhanced EIS technology.

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If you are eligible, you will view a message notification on the screen. You should tap on the option to proceed further with the installation of the update. Alternatively, you can also navigate to the Settings menu to manually verify for the presence of the update.

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