OnePlus 5T OxygenOS Open Beta 2 Is Rolling Out, Brings New Clipboard And More


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By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi

Last updated : January 31, 2018 5:04 pm

OnePlus 5T stable OxygenOS 5.0.2 update brings Android 8.0 Oreo

OnePlus 5T users can check for the latest update by going to Settings > System Updates and click on Check for updates.

OnePlus has announced that it has started pushing the roll-out of OxygenOS 5.0.2 that brings stable Android Oreo update to its flagship device, the OnePlus 5T. As the update is incremental, it will reach a small percentage of users today via OTA (over the air), while broader rollout will commence in few days.

 

OnePlus 5T users can check for the latest update by going to Settings > System Updates and click on Check for updates. The latest update brings the latest Android 8.0 Oreo along with new design for Quick Settings. Apart from this, the brand has updated the Launcher, Gallery, Weather and File Manager apps as well. Other than this, the update carries various bug fixes and improvements. Here is the complete changelog of the latest update:

 

System

  • Upgraded Android version to Oreo(8.0)
    • New design for Quick Settings
    • General bug fixes and improvements
    • Applied CPU security patch: CVE-2017-13218

 

 

Applications

  • Updated Launcher to v2.2
  • Updated Gallery to v2.0
  • Updated Weather to v1.9
  • Updated File Manager to v1.7.6

 

 

Meanwhile, the OxygenOS Beta 3 for the OnePlus 5T brings update brings a host of interesting features and it also removes the Clipboard function that was accused of sending data to Chinese servers.

 

To start with the new navigation gesture feature, it is somewhat similar to what we have seen in the Apple iPhone X. However, users can disable this by going to the Settings menu. With this feature, one can swipe up from the middle of the bottom display to go to Home screen. To go back one has to swipe up from the left or right part of the bottom display and if one needs to open multitasking screen, he/she has to swipe up from the middle and hold it.

 

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The update also brings pick-up gesture switcher through which users can choose which way to slide up or down to pick up a call. Apart from this, OnePlus has also added SMS categorization function, which is specially meant for India. It basically auto-sorts the SMS messages into categories.

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