You can, with the guide ahead, download and install OxygenOS Open Beta 21 based on Android 8.0 Oreo on your OnePlus 3T. The brand has decided to extend its OnePlus 5T face unlock functionality to older smartphones due to growing user demand. The new OxygenOS Open Beta 21 not only ships with the face unlock feature but it has a whole set of other changes as well. The launcher has been updated, there are performance improvements, visual tweaks and more. You can continue reading to find a detailed change-log as well as download link for OxygenOS Open Beta 21 for OnePlus 3T.
In this day and age, companies usually stop adding functionality to older flagships as soon as they are superseded but OnePlus is not one of them. Rather than keeping the new face unlock functionality to the OnePlus 5T, it has increased its support to much older smartphones. We appreciate the brand for pulling off this amazing gesture. You can instantly try the new OxygenOS Open Beta 21 on your OnePlus 3T with the guide ahead.
Changelog, What’s New in OxygenOS Open Beta 21 Update:
Here is a full list of changes in OxygenOS Open Beta 21 firmware:
- Launcher Updated to v2.3
- Drawer categories
- You can see new categories when using the search icon in the drawer
- Auto folder tagging
- When you add applications that are similar, our system will help you automatically name the new folder you created
- Dynamic Icon for Clock
- The Clock icon is now dynamic
- Notification dot optimization
- The Blue notification dots present to notify you of a newly installed app will now be removed automatically after 15 days
- Launcher usage tips improved
- We’ve added some new helpful tips for first use of the launcher
- Support for Airtel VoLTE in India
- Face Unlock function added
- Added OnePlus Switch application for backup & restore
- We’ve added the new OnePlus switch app so moving your information to a new OnePlus device will be easier than ever
- Other bug fixes and optimizations
- Known issues:
- Airtel VoLTE feature may not work (have coverage) in some areas
- Some third party camera applications may not fully work with this update
Download OnePlus 3T OxygenOS Open Beta 21 Firmware:
The link ahead will let you download complete OxygenOS Open Beta 21 firmware for your OnePlus 3T. By complete we mean, this build can be flashed on any previous firmware. Also, this link is taken from official OnePlus’ servers.
OnePlus 3T OxygenOS Open Beta 21 Update: OnePlus3TOxygen_28_OTA_041_all_1801122317_b062313d22ec457f.zip
The complete ROM can be downloaded and flashed instantly on your OnePlus 3T. Keep in mind, this is a beta build so there might be few bugs here and there. If you were looking for face unlock for OnePlus 3, read: Download OxygenOS with Face Unlock for OnePlus 3.