A new OxygenOS Open Beta build for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T with April 2018 security patch has released. OxygenOS Open Beta 8 for OP5 and Open Beta 6 for OP5T bring new features for headphone mode, Clock app and OnePlus Switch app. The update is now rolling out through OTA for beta participants. Other owners of both devices can also download and flash the ROM manually.

OxygenOS Open Beta 8 and Open Beta 6 are based on Android 8.1 Oreo and an important change in this update is April 2018 security patch, which ensures better security. Alongside general bug fixes and improvements, the update also includes some UI changes to clock, fixes QR code scan issue of OnePlus Switch, auto play in headphone mode, and more.


New OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 5T released


Headphone mode:

Auto Play– Pause music when connected to headphone
Added Notification ringtone options
Added Broadcast caller information when using headphone

OnePlus Clock:

Changes to Alarm background color and other UI changes
Stopwatch updated with new UI

OnePlus Switch:

Fixed QR Code scan issue
General bug fixes and stability improvements

Card Package:

Added a new membership card in Shelf

Updated to Android security patch to 2018-4
General bug fixes and improvements

If you would like to try the new features of OxygenOS on your OnePlus 5 or 5T, then you can install the latest OxygenOS Open Beta 8 for OP5 or OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OP5T. Keep in mind that this is beta OS, so it is possible you will run into bugs and other instabilities.

If you are interested, download OxygenOS Open Beta 8 for OnePlus 5 from here or OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 5T from here. Once you have downloaded the factory image, follow this installation guide. (Source)

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