ONEPLUS 2 Posts on XDA

LineageOS 17.1 adds support for new OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, and other devices following server hack

LineageOS is the most popular AOSP-based custom ROM out there. Its origin can be traced back to CyanogenMod, which was itself not only the most well-known custom ROM many years ago but also the reason the OnePlus One was so well-received by the community. Over the years, the team behind LineageOS has kept the project...

Android 10 custom ROMs are now available for the Xiaomi Mi Note 3, Redmi 3s, OnePlus 2, Google Nexus 6P, Sony Xperia X, and LG V40

If you have been salivating at the news of newer devices like the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro receiving stable Android 10 builds, you could try pushing your OEM to be quicker about pushing out an update to your phone. Alternatively, you could follow along our Custom ROM coverage wherein we highlight some of...

OnePlus X, OnePlus 2, & OnePlus 3/3T get AOSP Android Pie ports

There was a void left behind when Google shifted away from the Nexus program to focus on the Pixel brand. Many would agree that OnePlus has been able to fill that void with their high-end hardware, premium design, and respectable update speed while keeping the price from getting too inflated. With Google releasing the source...

LineageOS 15.1 Changelog 18: Reader Mode, “Chrome Home” in Jelly, Per-app network restrictions, and more

On all supported devices, LineageOS 15.1 is released on a weekly basis. It can be hard to keep up with what's new in the popular AOSP-based custom ROM unless you religiously follow their Gerrit, so the team has put together a changelog to keep you updated on what's new in the ROM. Today, the team...

Google Nexus Player and OnePlus 2 receive official LineageOS 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo

Google and OnePlus devices are among the most popular devices on our forums because of the respective companies' openness to customization. The Google Nexus Player was one of the few popular Android TV devices on the market, and it had a long life. It launched with Android Lollipop and upgrades until Android Oreo. While the...

Exploit Targets Qualcomm’s EDL Mode, Affects Some Xiaomi, OnePlus, Nokia and other Devices

Devices with Qualcomm chipsets have a Primary Bootloader (PBL) which typically boots the Android system, but also houses an alternative boot mode known as EDL mode. EDL mode is Qualcomm's Emergency Download Mode and allows an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to force flash software on a device. This cannot be modified (read-only mode) and has...

OnePlus 3/3T Open Beta Update Fixes Bugs and the OnePlus 2 Receives a Security Update

OnePlus has just announced two new updates for three of their devices. Surprisingly, one of these updates is for the OnePlus 2 and the biggest thing to note here is that it has received a fix for the KRACK vulnerability that we previously reported on. The Open Beta for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus...

OxygenOS is Allegedly Data-mining Personally Identifiable Information for Analytics

While the OnePlus phones have a good reputation for their price and openness to development, the company itself has made some questionable decisions in the past with regards to how they handle user data. At the time, we discovered that OxygenOS would leak your device's IMEI onto the network while your device checks for an update....

OnePlus 2 Receives Android 8.0 Oreo Unofficially via LineageOS 15

A lot of OnePlus 2 owners have felt burned due to the lack of OTA updates that OnePlus has pushed out. For a while, owners of these devices were told that the OnePlus 2 was eventually going to be receiving an official update to Android 7.0 Nougat. That unfortunately turned out not to be the case,...

OnePlus 2 Boots with a Tampered Secondary Bootloader

It's fair to say the OnePlus 2 doesn't have the best reputation when it comes to the Android enthusiast community. It used the Snapdragon 810 SoC (which has had a ton of criticism), never received Android 7.0 Nougat (even though it was promised), and has been shown to have vulnerabilities in the past that OnePlus...

OnePlus Finally Confirms No Official Android Nougat Update for the OnePlus 2

It's over -- OnePlus will not deliver the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update to the OnePlus 2, as Android Authority reports. Through this confirmation, OnePlus has broken the promise that it made to users of the OnePlus 2. The OnePlus 2 was announced in July 2015, coming preloaded with Android 5.1.1. OnePlus ambitiously labeled the device as the '2016 Flagship Killer'. The phone was...

After the OnePlus 2 Update Trainwreck, Software Support is Paramount to OnePlus’ Success

In 2014 when OnePlus burst onto the smartphone market scene, it was a much different landscape than it is today. There were just two main tiers of phones for potential buyers: the flagship and the budget device. OnePlus introduced us to a new tier, the mid-range flagship, or so-called “affordable flagship”. They offered a device...