Android 8.1 Oreo Now Available For OnePlus 5/5T Via Open Beta


Now, we have also known that the company has been launching flagship smartphones every successive year and the latest flagship smartphones from OnePlus were named as the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T.

Do note that since these are beta builds, you may face some issues with stability. This update comes just one day after the OnePlus 5 received a similar Open Beta 6 update.

Compared to its predecessor OnePlus 5, the secondary telephoto lens on the 5T has now been replaced by a 20-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture for better low-light photography and improved depth-of-field. The update also brings a slew of new features. After the installation of the update, you will be able to work with the refreshed auto pickup gesture, which helps you to attend to incoming calls just by raising the smartphone.

OnePlus 5T is getting Android 8.1 Oreo update with OxygenOS open beta version 4, according to a blog post by the company. It also comes with general bug fixes and improvements along with more clock styles for the ambient display.

What’s New in One Plus 5T Android 8.1 Update

Users can download the open beta ROM for their OnePlus 5T by downloading it from the official website.

For the OnePlus Switch, the company has also added support to migrate application data, allowing users to switch between devices seamlessly. The update also optimises full-screen gesture support (only for OnePlus 5T) with updating the device to latest February security patch.

If you are a OnePlus 5 user on the beta program, there is some good news. OnePlus also actively maintains a forum, where key announcements are made and feedback is taken. The downloads are available at

Once file is copied to the phone, the user has to reboot their OnePlus 5T into recovery mode. OnePlus says users should wait for sometime while the selected build is updated to their phone. OnePlus hasn't said how many betas there will be before the stable version rolls out, but where this is the sixth beta, it should be rolling out pretty soon.

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