OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T have received new OxygenOS update through the beta channel with improvements and added features. OxygenOS Open Beta 11 for OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 9 for OnePlus 5T let you disable peek notifications for DND and Reading Mode, manage Parallel Apps files, optimization for OnePlus Switch app and more.

A couple of days back, OnePlus released stable Android 8.1 Oreo based OxygenOS 5.1.2 update for both OnePlus 5 and 5T with May 2018 security patch, double-tap to lock screen gesture and several improvements. The OxygenOS beta build allows users to try out new features before they arrive for everyone.




    Added disable peek notifications option for Do Not Disturb (DND) preferences (Settings – Alert slider – Do not disturb)
    Added disable peek notifications option in reading mode (Settings – Display – Reading mode)
    Optimized PIN code confirmation process (Settings – Security & lock screen – Screen lock – PIN)
    Optimized sleep standby power consumption (Settings – Battery – Battery optimization – Advanced optimization)
    UI improvements, improved support for application data migration, general bug fixes and stability improvements for OnePlus Switch
    Now able to manage Parallel Apps files

The update is now rolling out through OTA for beta participants. If you would like to install OxygenOS Open beta manually and want to enjoy the latest features of Android 8.1 Oreo based OxygenOS Open Beta 11 or Beta 9 on your OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5T, then you can download and install the full ROM.

You can download latest OxygenOS Open Beta build from OnePlus download section or from this OnePlus forum thread. After downloading the update file, install the update via stock recovery as described here.

Keep in mind that since this is a beta OS, it is possible you will run into bugs and other instabilities. (Source – OnePlus)

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