OnePlus is all set to unveil the OnePlus 7 lineup on May 14, but that’s not stopping the phone maker from releasing software updates for its older smartphones. OnePlus has rolled out OxygenOS Open Beta updates 31 and 29 for 5 and 5T, and updates 17 and 9 for 6 and 6T, respectively. This update adds a new UI for system update screen and displays overheating device warning. OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T will also get a similar update soon, and it will be OxygenOS Open Beta 17 and Open Beta 9 respectively.
All four of these builds are identical, with the only difference being an India-only intelligent file cleanup feature for the 6 and 6T. You can check out the entire changelog of these beta updates below:
- Display overheating device warning
- New UI for system update
- Quick reply
- Supported more IM APPs for Quick Reply in landscape
- Apps don’t get paused when using quick reply in landscape
- Optimized search experience by adding search field, and grouping search results in different categories
- Improved the UI of Social page
- Optimized Log recording in Bug Report section
- File Manager (6 and 6T only)
- Added the Intelligent cleanup feature (India only)
These beta updates are rolling out over-the-air and will only reach those units that are already flashed with a previous beta build. If you want to give them a try, you can head over to the source links below.
Download OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 5/5T and 6/6T
If you want to test new features of OxygenOS, then download the latest beta builds from the link below and install it manually. For installation, refer to this guide.
– OxygenOS Open Beta 31 (OnePlus 5) – [here]
– OxygenOS Open Beta 29 (OnePlus 5T) – [here]
– OxygenOS Open Beta 17 (OnePlus 6) – [here]
– OxygenOS Open Beta 9 (OnePlus 6T) – [here]
Keep in mind that the official stable OTA update will not get on your phone after installing the beta build. To return to the OxygenOS stable channel, you need to download stable firmware from OnePlus download section and install it manually. Do not forget to backup data first.