Right ahead, you can download new Open Beta May 2018 firmware for OnePlus 3 as well as OnePlus 3T. The brand recently launched a new flagship smartphone but that hasn’t stopped it from updating its older devices. The OnePlus 3 and 3T seem to be nearing the end of their software support life cycle, we hope the devices do get Android P. Nonetheless, with this new Open Beta 36 for OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 27 for OnePlus 3T, there are numerous changes that users would appreciate. Download links for complete firmwares given right ahead.
As the name states, these firmwares are meant for testing purposes only. Once testing is done, then only would the stable channel be updated to reflect these changes. If you want to test this build and try out all the new features on your OnePlus 3 / 3T, you would have to manually download the build files from links given below. The most key change, in terms of stability, is the updated May 2018 security patch.
Open Betas were initiated to give loyal users a chance to be part of the software development phase for OxygenOS. Fortunately, OnePlus has stuck with this idea and is continuously providing more and more Open Betas for users to test out and give feedback on. We saw the same builds being released on OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T.
What’s New in OxygenOS Open Beta May 2018 Update:
Here is the complete technical specification list down of OxygenOS Open Beta 8 build for the OnePlus 5T.
- Updated Android security patch to May
- Added Toolbox Card in shelf
- Added Hidden Space in app drawer
- Added support for editing dynamic icons(weather,clock and calendar)
- Optimized user interface for backup & restore
- Optimized logic for time remaining
- General bug fixes and stability improvements
- Added Group MMS
Download OnePlus 3 / 3T OxygenOS Open Beta Firmware:
The following download links will let you download complete and official OxygenOS Open Beta firmware packages for both OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. Due to the fact that these firmwares are official, you can flash them via stock recovery.
OnePlus 3 OxygenOS Open Beta 36 Update: OnePlus3Oxygen_16_OTA_050_all_1805092235_f803a6d8354046a0.zip
OnePlus 3T OxygenOS Open Beta 27 Update: OnePlus3TOxygen_28_OTA_050_all_1805092233_73a4f64575cd4b43.zip
Being an Open Beta build, you would not be able to find it through the stable channel. However, users who are running beta software already, check with OTA (Over-the-air) update system for OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS Open Beta May 2018 Android 8.1 Oreo update.