OnePlus promised to support the current flagship devices even when OnePlus 5 launches and as the company gears for the launch of the new flagship killer, they released a new Open Beta update for its current flagship devices OnePlus 3 and 3T. The Open Beta channel is a way for OnePlus to test the final builds before the public rollout. The latest builds bump the build numbers to Open Beta 17 and Open Beta 8 for OnePlus 3 and 3T respectively. Below is the changelog for the latest update:

New additions:

  • Ambient display 2.0
  • Lift up display
  • Sharing functionality for Shot on OnePlus
  • All new OnePlus Font (Available in English, Chinese, and Japanese only)

UI Improvements:

  • Gallery v1.7
  • Recorder v1.6
  • Weather v1.7
  • File Manager v1.7
  • Other UI refinements


  • Enhanced launching speed of 3rd-party apps
  • Optimized management of foreground and background processes

Other changes:

  • Setup wizard adjusted to suit the style of Android 7.1
  • Refined contact import process from SIM card, now supports dual numbers and an email address
  • Automatically add corresponding country codes when making calls during roaming
  • Updated Android Security Patch level to 1st May 2017

The latest update brings a huge number of changes and new features. You can Click Here to head to the downloads page and flash the latest update. Do note that once you have installed Open Beta, you can’t go back to the Official build without clean flash. Also, you won’t be able to receive updates from the official channel.

With that being said, head to the comments section and let us know your experience with the latest Open Beta for OnePlus devices.