OnePlus is rolling out a massive Oxygen OS update with the latest Open beta software. Current OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 17/15 brings portrait mode for the front camera. Also, it comes with the fixing of call recording issues and power optimization for background apps. The OEM is also dropping a brand new Oxygen OS UI for its users. Needless to say, the month is coming to an end and OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 17/15 also packs the August 2018 Android security patch.
Gamers also get their share of goodies in the latest oxygen OS Open Beta update. Gaming mode 3.0 gets call suspension and text notification mode along with interface optimization. However, this is not all. You can refer to the complete changelog below to know what else the latest open beta brings to the older flagship duo.
Changelog: OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 17/15
Here is the complete official changelog of the latest OxygenOS open beta from OnePlus.
Your device will capture the OTA on its own when it becomes available. You will get the notification to install it. If the software update is delayed, you can search for it manually as well. To do it, Go to device Settings –> About Phone –> Tap on Software updates. Check for the official OTA update of OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 17/15 on your respective devices. If the update is rolling, follow the on-screen instructions to download and install it.
Connect to a Wi-Fi network to download the OTA. Ensure to have minimum 50% battery charge on your phones. A low battery will not let the update to install. Alternatively, we have also provided you with the respective ROM links for OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 17/15.
Download Oxygen OS OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 17/15 [ROM Zip]
Here is the download link for the latest Open Beta 17/15 OTA for OnePlus 5/5T.
- OnePlus 5 OxygenOS Open Beta 17 | Incremental ROM | Full ROM
- OnePlus 5T OxygenOS Open Beta 15 | Incremental ROM | Full ROM (Links Updating Soon)
How To Install Latest OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 17/15 Oxygen OS
There are two ways to install the latest OxygenOS OnePlus 5/5T open beta 17/15. The first one is the local upgrade method where you have to move the ROM zip file to your device storage. Then install it by booting the phone into recovery mode. The second method is by flashing the ROM via ADB Sideload method. You can check out both the methods below.
Before moving to the OTA zip file flashing process. you have to follow certain instructions and install few tools and utilities.
- These ROM files are exclusively for OnePlus 5/5T devices.
- Make sure that you have the latest USB drivers installed.
- Completely charge your phone’s battery to avoid interruption during the update process.
- Download the ADB Fastboot tools. (Required for ADB sideloading)
- Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any damage to your device while/after flashing this update.
Install Oxygen OS Open Beta 17/15 [ Local Upgrade]
Step-1 Download the OTA zip file and move it to the internal storage on your respective device.
Step-2 Now go to Settings App > System Updates > click on Settings icon > Local Upgrade
Step-3 Select the OTA file you moved in Step-1.
Step-4 Now you will see a prompt screen to upgrade your phone, Click Upgrade Now.
Step-5 Your device will reboot and flash the OTA file via Stock Recovery.
That’s all you have to do. After installing this Oxygen OS firmware, your phone will reboot into the latest system version.
There is also a second way to install the latest Open Beta updates on OnePlus 5 and 5T. It is by ADB Sideloading. You can check the link below for the tutorial.How To Install OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta Oxygen OS By ADB Sideload Method
So, that’s it, guys. This is one great update for your OnePlus 5/5T you should not miss. Though now OnePlus has its new flagship, the OnePlus 6, the older flagships are not forgotten. They are getting a good deal of software updates with all new features. So, either keep looking for the OTA to knock in or manually download and flash the firmware. Install and enjoy.