Finally, users can now download OxygenOS Open Beta 22 for OnePlus 5 as well as Open Beta 20 for OnePlus 5T with this guide. What’s so important about these new Open Beta builds is, they finally bring Android 9.0 Pie to the smartphones. OnePlus promised for a long time that the 5 series phones will get the new 2018 Android revision but only now are users able to download and install it. Rest assured, the firmwares are still in testing phase so there might be few bugs and glitches but nonetheless, the experience should be great overall. Continue ahead for full ZIP package download links.
The changes within this singular OxygenOS update are quite vast. Apart from the major OS upgrade, there are improvements to loads of other things as well such as new gesture support, updated security patch, performance improvements. These builds are a must try if you have a OnePlus 5 or 5T. Further, you can install the updates directly through recovery, no computer needed.
Open Beta 22 / 20 for OnePlus 5 / 5T – Details
Attached ahead is the change-list for latest Open Beta builds available for download on OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T smartphones.
- Updated system to Android™ 9.0 Pie™
- Brand new UI for Android Pie
- Brand new navigation gestures (this is only for 5T)
- Updated Android security patch to 2018.11
- Optimizations for background app process handling
Do Not Disturb mode
- New Do Not Disturb mode with adjustable settings
- UI Improvements for emergency rescue
- Optimized UI for speed dial and calling interface
- Now able to assign a specific SIM for a specific contact or group of contacts when using dual SIM
- Added support for more apps (Telegram, Discord, IMO, Uber, OLA) in parallel apps
- Now able to switch dynamically to your current location
- Display more suggestions when the search function is used
- Fixed an issue that prevented the app from refreshing when the location is changed
- Fixed an issue that resulted in some users being unable to find certain locations
Download OxygenOS Open Beta 22 / 20 Firmware for OnePlus 5 / 5T:
We have ahead, official download links to complete Open Beta 22 and 20 with November 2018 security patch firmware files. The procedure for installing these ZIPs is, you can go to your stock recovery and flash these as you would any other ZIP file. A data backup is recommended before you proceed towards installation.
OnePlus 5 OxygenOS Open Beta 22 Update: OnePlus5Oxygen_23_OTA_026_all_1812052331_0af7ef93dd8f4c.zip
OnePlus 5T OxygenOS Open Beta 20 Update: OnePlus5TOxygen_43_OTA_026_all_1812052331_d9e594c.zip
If you run into installation or download issues, reach us through the comments! Also, do let us know about your feedback about these Open Beta builds and whether you choose to run these over stable releases.