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Download: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro receive HydrogenOS 11 Developer Preview based on Android 11

OnePlus phones sold in China come with HydrogenOS instead of the OxygenOS skin. These two user interfaces share a somewhat common codebase, which means you can easily cross-flash the HydrogenOS package on the international variant of a OnePlus phone, albeit you will miss Google Play Services or any pre-installed Google apps. Now, you can finally...

OnePlus’ HydrogenOS 11 comes with redesigned Weather app, Always-On Display, and more

During a live-streamed event earlier today, OnePlus unveiled the latest version of its custom Android skin for China — HydrogenOS 11. The software is based on Android 11 and it brings a ton of new features for OnePlus devices, including Always-on Display functionality, smart gallery, voice notes, multi-user Zen mode, an improved dark mode, and...

OnePlus will unveil its Android 11-based HydrogenOS 11 software on August 10th

The OnePlus One is remembered for a lot of firsts for the company as well as for the industry. Surprisingly, the OnePlus One did not ship with OnePlus's own software but shipped with CyanogenOS, and that was actually one of the reasons why the tech enthusiasts circles first noticed the device. But a while after...

OnePlus launches OnePlus Pay on the OnePlus 7T series in China, may launch in India later this year

There is a variety of mobile payment solutions to choose from. The diverse options depend on your country, which bank account or credit card you have, or even based on your device. Over and above, there are several cross-platform wallet services that you can use for mobile payments.  For Android devices, although Google already offers...

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...