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Opinion: After Many Updates and Growing Pains, OxygenOS is Now a Class-Leading OEM ROM

OxygenOS has been OnePlus's default and primary ROM for almost two years now, first released for the OnePlus One as a flashable zip for users to break away from the increasingly-unsupported but excellent CyanogenMod S ROMs their phone originally shipped with. This software offering took center-stage with the OnePlus 2 back in 2015, a year full...

Access Your OnePlus/OPPO Device’s “Hidden” Hardware Diagnostic Tests

Long before a phone arrives in your hands, it goes (or should go) through a wide range of hardware diagnostic tests designed to check for any potential faults before it is packaged and shipped out. As Mishaal mentioned in a previous article looking at accessing these tests on Huawei devices, if you are buying a used...

Nav Bar Customization was Hidden in Stock Nougat All Along…and it never needed Root

Show of hands here: how many of you are actually running the first Android O Developer Preview? Not only is the Developer Preview only available to a handful of Google devices, but it's really not suitable as a daily driver. Of course, it was never intended to be used by the average user, but rather as...

I/O Bug on OxygenOS 4 is Causing Deleted Files to Still Take up Space

You've just finished flashing a ROM update from our forums and want to clean up the installation files to save storage space. You open up MiXplorer by XDA Recognized Developer HootanParsa and navigate to where you saved the ROM files. You then delete the files to reclaim some storage space - or so you thought. Apparently, there's...

Sultanxda’s Unofficial LineageOS For OnePlus 3/3T Updated to Android 7.1 Nougat

Sultanxda is no stranger here on XDA-Developers and our forums. He is best known for his unofficial LineageOS (previously CyanogenMod) builds for OnePlus devices which incorporate his custom fixes and improvements, with a focus on the camera prowess of the device. On the OnePlus 3 and 3T, Sultanxda's ROM was available on Android 6.0 Marshmallow base...

Making The Most of Your OnePlus 3/3T’s Display

AMOLED displays are well renowned across the industry for their deep inky blacks and battery saving benefits. Many users set up their devices to specifically take advantage of these displays, but what can you really do apart from changing the system UI to black mode via the phone's display settings? Here are just a few of...

OxygenOS Open Beta 13 for OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 4 for OnePlus 3T Released

OnePlus has released a new Open Beta for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, and no, it is not April just yet so we know this is for real. This Open Beta is numbered 13 for the OnePlus 3 and 4 for the OnePlus 3T, although the changelog for both the devices is the same....

OnePlus Announces a 4th Update Channel for OxygenOS, the MP Early Access Program

Since the OnePlus 3 was released, OnePlus has really started to expand the way they handle their OxygenOS updates. Previously, the company only had 2 channels for their software updates and that consisted of the Closed Beta channel and the Official Release builds (which went out as OTA updates). OnePlus then started to do Community...

OnePlus 3/3T Vulnerability Allows Unauthorized Boot Mode Changing, Fixed in OOS 4.1

Both the OnePlus 3 as well as the OnePlus 3T have had some interesting vulnerabilities since it was launched. We first learned about the ability to change SELinux to permissive mode back in January. Then in February we learned that you could bypass the Allow OEM Unlocking setting to unlock the bootloader, and then another that...

OnePlus 3T Setup: Tips and App Suggestions to Get the Most out of Your Device

The OnePlus 3 and 3T are have become some of the most developer-friendly devices of their generation, but even with such a wide array of ROMs and Mods available it's easy to get stuck in the same routine when it comes to setting up your device. Having used many of the ROMs available for the 3T, this is my...

PSA: Latest OxygenOS OTA Brings Improved EIS 2.0 to OnePlus 3 & 3T [COMPARISON WITH PIXEL, LG G6]

With the launch of the OnePlus 3T, we saw the revision receive no additions to the rear camera, besides an improvement to video recording in the form of EIS 2.0 which OnePlus said would later arrive to the OnePlus 3 as well. While the feature was one of the talking points that the company used to advertise the OnePlus 3T...

OxygenOS 4.1.0 with Android Nougat 7.1.1 is now Rolling out to the OnePlus 3 & 3T

OnePlus has been making incremental progress in updating their flagship devices, the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, to the latest version of Android Nougat. Back at the beginning of this month, the company released their latest OxygenOS Open Beta for the two devices, which brought Android 7.1.1. Now, OnePlus is releasing OxygenOS 4.1.0 with Android 7.1.1 to...