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OnePlus 6/6T’s Android 10 beta arrives this month while the 5/5T gets it in Q2 2020

The OnePlus 7T Pro was officially announced today and the company shared some news about older devices as well. OnePlus has already rolled out Android 10 to the OnePlus 7/7 Pro with OxygenOS 10, but what's next? The company shared its rollout schedule for the open beta and final release for the OnePlus 6/6T and...

OnePlus 7 Pro’s latest HydrogenOS beta adds a new back button gesture

Following the recent launch of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus has been busying themselves issuing software updates that are fixing the various bugs that come with a new release. While some of these are being pushed straight to OxygenOS - OnePlus' Android flavor - the more experimental changes are sent to HydrogenOS. OnePlus...

How OnePlus Builds OxygenOS Around User Feedback

In a little over 2 days from now, OnePlus will announce its next product line during 3 simultaneous launch events held in the United States, Europe, and India. In a first for OnePlus, the smartphone brand is set to unveil two smartphones: the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. This is a brand that took...

OnePlus recruits testers for the OnePlus 3/3T’s Android Pie update in China, global release imminent

OnePlus did not really do justice to some of its older devices, namely the OnePlus 2 and the OnePlus X. But with the OnePlus 3 (released in June 2016) and OnePlus 3T (released in November 2016) onwards, the company really did step up their game, providing a much better hardware and software experience. OnePlus even...

HydrogenOS (Android Pie) public beta goes live for the OnePlus 5/5T

Earlier this week it was just announced that OnePlus was looking for 100 closed beta testers for OxygenOS on the OnePlus 6T. The company does a closed beta test for their Chinese version of Android as well, HydrogenOS, and they recently began testing the Android Pie version of it on the OnePlus 5 and the...

OnePlus seeks users for closed beta testing of new OnePlus 6T features

Most people think of OnePlus running two different branches of their software updates. All devices that come out of the box are running the company's stable version of HydrogenOS or OxygenOS. They also have another branch that we talk about quite often here on XDA as it gives us an idea as to what will...

HydrogenOS closed beta based on Android Pie leaks for the OnePlus 5T

Less than 2 weeks ago we highlighted a report about OnePlus testing their Android Pie update on the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T. The only caveat here was that the beta testing was being done on China. So unless you lived in China and were lucky enough to be chosen, you were out of...

OnePlus 5/5T’s Android Pie update is reportedly in beta testing in China

It's simply inevitable in the Android industry. As a smartphone gets older the company who manufactured it pushes out fewer software updates. The standard for a company's flagship devices is 2 major version updates, so we knew the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T would be receiving their update to Android Pie. The question remained...

Android Pie-based HydrogenOS Beta 2 for the OnePlus 6 brings September security patches

HydrogenOS is a Chinese ROM by OnePlus that runs on almost all of their devices. The main difference between HydrogenOS and OxygenOS is that HydrogenOS doesn't come with Google services, such as the Play Store and others. But, it has a history of receiving updates earlier than OxygenOS. Just now, it received Android Pie-based 2nd...

OnePlus 6 gets Android Pie public beta via HydrogenOS in China

The OnePlus 6 marked a lot of firsts for OnePlus. It was their first phone to introduce a screen cut out, as well as their first flagship to come with an all-glass back—without counting the OnePlus X, which was a mid-range phone. The OnePlus 6 was also among the very few non-Google devices to receive...

How to get HydrogenOS icons on any OxygenOS device

OnePlus maintains two different versions of their devices' software: OxygenOS and HydrogenOS. The former is pre-installed on their devices sold internationally whereas the latter is pre-installed on their devices sold in China. OxygenOS and HydrogenOS have a lot of differences (a lot more than some may think) despite both software builds being developed by OnePlus. Even...

OnePlus 6 receives HydrogenOS 5.1.11 with fixes for standby, games, connectivity, and more

The OnePlus 6 launched at the end of May, and so far the company has been doing a decent job keeping it updated. With a number of updates to OxygenOS so far, a number of features have been added. HydrogenOS is OnePlus' Chinese version of their flavor of Android, and it lacks Google Apps amongst...
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