OnePlus released new OxygenOS Open Beta 18 and Open Beta 16 for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T respectively. The update is still based on Android Oreo and improves stability of the front camera, brings beauty mode for rear camera and fixes bugs found in the previous build. Below is the full changelog of this update, download link and installation instruction.

OnePlus starts rolling out the OxygenOS Open Beta 18 and 16 OTA update for OnePlus 5 and 5T that weighs around 249MB. As always, the OTA rollout is incremental, so it will take few hours or even few days to reach to all OnePlus 5 and 5T running on the Open Beta channel.



What is new in this update (OxygenOS Open Beta 18/16)?


– Fixed beauty mode (now applies to photos from the rear camera)
– Improved stability of portrait mode for the front camera

– Improved stability of the Weather app

– General bug fixes and improvements

OnePlus 5/5T runs OxygenOS Open Beta will get the OTA update for this update soon. Alternatively, you can use the Oxygen Updater app (unofficial) to get the update early.

If you are a non-beta user and want to install the OxygenOS Open Beta 18 or 16 on your OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5T to enjoy latest features, then you can download and install the full ROM, which weighs around 1.6GB.


OnePlus 5: OxygenOS Open Beta 18 Full ROM [here]
OnePlus 5T: OxygenOS Open Beta 16 Full ROM [here]

Installation Guide: After downloading the update file, install the update via stock recovery as described below. Follow this guide for details. Keep in mind that since this is a beta OS, it is possible you will run into bugs and other instabilities. (source)

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