OnePlus has released OxygenOS Open Beta 10 for OnePlus 3 with several improvements and optimizations. Based on the Android 7.0 Nougat, this new build is an upgrade to the existing OxygenOS Open Beta 9 and users will get the Beta 10 update via OTA (over the air). New users can download (1.5GB) and flash the ROM manually. Check out the manual installation guide below.
Besides general bug fixes, OxygenOS Open Beta 10 includes new Data Saver option, optimizes fingerprint-unlocking speed, Wi-Fi performance, battery consumption, system performance, and fixes Lock Screen clock bug, etc. As OxygenOS Open Beta 9 even now a better OS, the Open Beta 10 might be much better and should deliver good performance.
What is new in OxygenOS Open Beta 10 for OnePlus 3?
– Added Data Saver
– Fixed Lock Screen clock bug in Portrait Mode
– Fixed issue of reverting to Default Theme after reboot
– Optimized fingerprint unlocking speed
– Optimized the quality of Expanded Screenshot
– Optimized WiFi performance
– Optimized system performance and battery consumption
OnePlus has already promised that it will release the stable version of Android Nougat for OnePlus 3 by the end of December 2016, but the new Open Beta 10 release shows the possible delay of the stable build, may be needs more testing.
How to Flash OxygenOS Open Beta 10 on OnePlus 3 Manually
Note: The procedure requires ADB and Fastboot setup on your computer. Also, OnePlus 3 bootloader must be unlocked.
1. Download OxygenOS Open Beta 10 for OnePlus 3 from here (1.5GB) and save it inside the ADB installation folder.
2. Now, switch off OnePlus 3, press Power + Volume Down buttons together to boot into stock recovery.
3. In recovery, choose “Install from USB” option, tap OK to confirm. A screen with “You are in sideload mode” will be displayed.
4. Connect your OnePlus 3 to PC/Mac and issue the following command in command prompt /terminal
adb sideload File Name.zip
./adb sideload File Name.zip
5. Wait a while, your phone should now update to the selected build and reboot automatically to take you into OxygenOS. (Source – OnePlus)