In its latest open beta iteration, OnePlus 5 and 5T are receiving the latest security patches of April 2019. OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 30 and 28 also brings a lot of other new features as well. It improves the network speed display and supports shortcuts to access corresponding interfaces in Quick Settings. Also, users can now give a quick reply in the notification bar while being in the landscape mode. The launcher also gets new features such as parking location, tutorial in shelf and page indicator to mirror the icon packs.
You can wait for the routine over-the-air (OTA) update which will knock into your devices automatically. Otherwise, you can manually flash the stock firmware which packs the latest OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 30 and 28. We have put up the download links and firmware installation guide in this post. You can check it out.
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How to Download OTA..?
As said before, OTAs come on their own accord depending upon factors like geographical location and tele-carrier. It’s an automatic process but sometimes exceptions happen. You may not get to see the OTA for weeks after its rollout. So, to deal with it, you have to search and capture it manually.
- Go to device Settings –> System –>
- Tap on System updates–> tap on Check for Updates.
- Check for the official OTA update of Open Beta 30/28 on your respective devices.
If you see it’s available, then Simply tap on Download and install to begin updating to the version. It’s a good idea to connect to a Wi-Fi network to download the OTA. This will save your carrier data charges. Also, juice up the battery of your device up to 50% or more before installing the new update.
Download OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 30 and 28 [Stock ROM]
Here is the ROM download link for both Oneplus 5 and 5T which brings the new Open beta updates.
How to Install the Open Beta 30/28 on OnePlus 5/5T .?
To install the latest OxygenOS beta update on OnePlus 5/5T, you can. follow the local upgrade method. In this, you have to download and move the ROM zip file to your device storage. Then all you have to do it is to enter your phone into the recovery mode and flash it from recovery. There is another method where you can install the ROM via ADB Sideload method. We have put up a detailed guide for both the methods. You can check them out both the methods below.
Before moving to the OTA zip file flashing process. you have to follow certain instructions and install a few tools and utilities.
- These ROM files are exclusively for OnePlus 5/5T devices. Don’t use on other phones.
- 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.
Flash OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta 30 and 28 on OnePlus 5/5T [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 the first step.
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 OxygenOS firmware, your phone will reboot with the latest software.
Alternatively, you can use ADB sideload method to flash the latest Open Beta 29/27 on OnePlus 5/5T. Check out the link below to know how to do it.