ONEPLUS 3 Posts on XDA

Despite the Controversies, the OnePlus 5 is a Proper Successor in an Increasingly Disappointing 2017

Earlier this year, I came to the realization that the OnePlus 5 was looking to be my most anticipated release of 2017. Despite having owned and reviewed the predecessors of this years’ U11, Galaxy Note 8, Pixel XL 2 and other flagships, it was the successor to the OnePlus 3 & 3T - my daily...

Google Camera with HDR+ Ported to Snapdragon 820/821 and 835 Devices

Despite the lavish praise the Google Nexus line received thanks to its openness to development, the smartphones have received much criticism for their camera prowess. That changed (though some would argue it hasn't) with the release of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, however, as Google took a more consumer directed approach to their smartphones and...

OnePlus Confirms Android O is Last Big Update for OP3/3T, Answers Other Support Questions

We think it's fair to say that OnePlus has a rocky reputation when it comes to software support of their older devices. Some of this may be due to the company using an older SoC for a smartphone they just released (the OnePlus X in this case), while they say others are because of their...

OnePlus Announces Open Beta 21/12 for the OnePlus 3/3T with “Parallel Apps” Feature, Oxygen 4.5.8 for OnePlus 5

OnePlus is very busy this morning with a number of announcements happening for their three most popular devices. Earlier this week we told you about a new OxygenOS update that was being rolled out for the OnePlus 5. This update brought your device up to OxygenOS version 4.5.7 and it included a highly anticipated feature...

Custom System Animations for the LG V10, LG V20, and OnePlus 3/3T

LG might be disappointed by the lackluster sales of their most recent flagship, the LG G6, but that doesn't mean there aren't a lot of satisfied customers of LG smartphones. Sometimes, even if you are mostly content with the stock experience of your device, you want to play around with custom themes, modifications, ROMs, etc....

OxygenOS Open Beta 20 is Available for the OnePlus 3, Open Beta 11 for the OnePlus 3T

OnePlus has been focusing on the launch of the OnePlus 5 as of late, and it's fair to say that it hasn't been the smoothest launch for the company. However, there are still many people who still own the company's 2016 flagships so it's good to see they're still working on software updates. We're still...

Enable Call Recording on the OnePlus 3, 3T, or 5 with a Simple App (Root Required)

Some variants of the OnePlus 3T allow users to record phone calls natively. This feature is unavailable on the global firmware, but developers discovered that you can enable call recording with just one simple build.prop command. XDA Senior Member padlad made this process much easier for the average user by creating an app to automatically enable call recording....

OxygenOS Open Beta Update for OnePlus 3/3T Brings Refreshed Launcher, Dynamic Icons, and UI Improvements

The OnePlus 5 may be OnePlus's flagship smartphone at the moment, but that doesn't mean the company has forgotten about the previously released 3 and 3T. If you own a OnePlus 3 or 3T and are part of the Oxygen OS Open Beta, you should be receiving an update to Open Beta 19 or 10 respectively...

Enable the OnePlus 5’s DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut Mode on the OnePlus 3T

It's been a little over a week since OnePlus officially launched its latest flagship smartphone - the OnePlus 5. The device is currently the most powerful Android smartphone on the market with an upgraded Snapdragon 835 SoC, 8GBs of RAM, and UFS 2.1 with two-lane ROM. But compared to its predecessor, the OnePlus 3T, the...

The OnePlus 3/3T Will Receive Android O by the End of 2017

The OnePlus 5 may be the the talk of the town right now, but OnePlus still has a lot to prove to consumers when it comes to updating their older devices. OnePlus previously confirmed that the company would be updating their previous flagship smartphones to Android O, but thanks to a recent AMA that the company...

Collection of Framework Mods for the OnePlus 3/3T on Open Beta 18\9

Although some have moved on to the OnePlus 5, there still a lot of people rocking the OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T. These devices has always had a healthy developer scene on our forums, and now there are some new framework mods from XDA Senior Member SyCreed for you to try. These mods are packaged into a...

OnePlus’ Journey From the Eyes of a Skeptic

It was the morning of October 23, 2013 when I first learned about a new, yet to be announced, smartphone company. Oppo's Marketing Director, Carl Pei, was sitting in the front seat of my van with my wife and I as we drove to a post-BigAndroidBBQ tradition. This tradition involved introducing him and a few...