OnePlus smartphones have always been known for offering premium features at an affordable price. And since last year, the company has also started rolling out timely software updates for its devices. Since the beginning of the year, the company has been pushing out new Android updates for its devices, both new and old.
While it has been a while since OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 6 and One Plus 6T got the latest update, the and the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T got the beta update just recently. And the final stable update is expected to come to the two smartphones in the near future.
And now, the company has announced an Open Beta programme for the OnePlus 5 (Open Beta 29), OnePlus 5T (Open Beta 27), OnePlus 6 (Open Beta 15), and OnePlus 6T (Open Beta 7). The new update brings many changes and improvements, and some of them include tweaks in the photo editor tool in the Gallery of the devices, and some fixes in the Weather app, among other improvements.
Currently, the Open Beta programme update is being rolled out through the OTA (over-the-air) update for the users. But it is only limited to the users who are part of the Open Beta programme for the above-mentioned devices. For joining the Open Beta programme, the users need to side-load the beta software package on to their devices. Once it is side-loaded, users need to install the software. After the successful installation of the software, users will be able to enjoy all the changes and features that the update brings.
The new Beta update for the OnePlus 6 and the OnePlus 6T brings new features such as optimisations for the screenshots and the Phone app. Other new features that the beta update brings include an improved colour adaptation for cards in the shelf along with improvements in the weather app and support for permission migration or the OnePlus Switch tool. There are also additional improvements in the photo editor tool in the Gallery app.
Although it’s an update, the users should keep in mind that these updates are still in their beta phase. So if you get the beta update for them, it may come with some issues, glitches and bugs. The final update is speculated to come in the next few weeks.
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