OnePlus 6 OxygenOS Open Beta 3 based on Android 9 Pie has been released with more features in Parallel App, OnePlus Switch, support to launch Google Assistant with Power button, alongside general bug fixes and system optimizations. OnePlus 6 runs on previous OxygenOS Open Beta 2 will get the OxygenOS Open Beta 3 OTA update, which weighs around 209 MB. Other users can download and install OxygenOS Open Beta 3 manually.

OnePlus is always been quick with rolling out latest update for their flagship devices. It has been only a week since the company released the second OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 6 with Wi-Fi connection stability, optimized background power consumption control and more. Now, Open Beta 3 is here and features the following.


OnePlus-6 OxygenOS Open Beta 3 Released

What’s new in OxygenOS Open Beta 3?

– Fixed stability issues with Ambient display
– Improved stability for Face Unlock and Fingerprint Scanner
– Added support to launch Google assistant or other third party assistant app by holding power button for 0.5 seconds
– Added support for more apps (Telegram, Discord, IMO, Uber, OLA) in Parallel Apps
– Latest version of OnePlus Switch v2.1.0 with added manual connection method if unable to connect switch with QR code on the old device
– OnePlus Switch v2.1.0 supports backup and recovery for application data including home screen, lock screen and APP layout
– Bug fixes and support for more Android models

Not that, there are some known issues in this build. Some applications may not work as expected. In addition, Google Pay service is not working.

Download and Install OxygenOS Open Beta 3 for OnePlus 6

If you have not received the OxygenOS Open Beta 3 OTA notification yet on the device, you can use the Oxygen Updater app to get the update right now without waiting for the OTA.

Alternatively, you can download Download OxygenOS Open Beta 3 full update package (1.5GB) from here or from here and flash it manually as described below.

# For OnePlus 6 runs stable OxygenOS (Android 8.1 Oreo)

1. Download the OxygenOS Open Beta 3 ROM zip file from above link and transfer it your phone’s storage.

2. Open the ‘Settings’ app, then go to ‘System updates’, and then tap on the top right corner icon.

3. In the menu, tap on Local upgrade, then choose the upgrade package and then immediately upgrade.

4. System will start the upgrade process. Once done, select Reboot system now. Your phone will reboot into Android 9 Pie. (Source)

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