As OnePlus promised they will provide Android 8.0 Oreo update for its recent devices when Google revealed it for the first time. The company said that the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 3 and 3T will receive the new Android 8.0 build. After releasing the update in closed beta, the Chinese company has now made it available through the Open Beta program. Additionally, the OnePlus is receiving new an OxygenOS 4.5.13 update with improvements.
One thing is to notice this is not an official update of Android Oreo its just beta version.
You will not receive any OTA Update for Beta version So, Don’t expect any OTA update for Oreo Soon. But you can flash Android 8.0 manually. The company has detailed flash instructions to download the latest build. Before proceeding to flash, we recommend users to back up all personal data, even in cases where a data wipe is not needed.
OnePlus 5 Receives OxygenOS 4.5.13 Update with Android 8.0 Oreo
As expected, the new update for the devices bumps the OS version to Android 8.0 Oreo with features like:
- Picture-in-picture for supporting apps like YouTube and Maps.
- New auto-fill feature.
- Smart text selection.
- New quick Settings design, and updated security patch to September.
OnePlus has also detailed that the new update will bring some changes to the launcher which will see notification dots added and users will be able to upload photos directly to Shot on OnePlus.
Coming to OnePlus 5, the Chinese company seems to be on a spree when it comes to OxygenOS updates. Just days after rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.12 update for the OnePlus 5, the company has now released the OxygenOS 4.5.13 update. OnePlus says that the new update for OnePlus 5 will be rolled out over-the-air (OTA) ‘incrementally’, which is company speak for a ‘phased rollout’. The company has also revealed that a broader rollout will start in a few days.
The changelog for the update seems more or less similar to what we saw in the last incremental update. The OxygenOS 4.5.13 update for the OnePlus 5 brings support for customization of notification ringtone; improves launching speed of apps; optimises adaptive brightness, and fixes the issue of YouTube video lagging behind the audio. The update also brings fixes for display issue of some UI elements and also fixes the issue of no 4G+ network in some regions. There are general bug fixes also included.