The smartphone manufacturer OnePlus had promised some time ago that the open beta program with Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 5 should start in a timely manner.After releasing a revised version of the device with the OnePlus 5T, the first beta version for registered testers is now available.

OnePlus 5 Oreo

The changelog says that updating to Android 8 has implemented some improvements in the OxygenOS launcher. Users now have the option to upload their images directly to the OnePlus Shot platform. In addition, there are many features known for the new version of the Google operating system. In addition to the October security update and the ability to run apps in parallel, the design of the Quick Settings has been improved.

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However, it should still be noted that this is a beta version, which may not run very stable.Therefore, the installation of the software does not make sense, if your own smartphone, for example, to be used for work. The return to a stable version, however, is possible at any time with the complete reset of the smartphone.However, all previously saved apps and user data will be lost.

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Detailed information on participating in the beta program can be found in the official forum of OnePlus. On this page, the manufacturer also describes how the current ROM can be flashed manually. The software can be downloaded. Future beta updates will be delivered via the OTA process. The size of the image file is about 1.56 gigabytes.



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