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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...

OxygenOS Open Beta 18 is Available for the OnePlus 3, Open Beta 9 for the OnePlus 3T

Last week, OnePlus announced the OxygenOS 4.1.6 OTA update for both the OnePlus 3 as well as the OnePlus 3T. This update started rolling out to more people this week and they finally added the firmware to their downloads page. The new builds brought in some of the features that we talked about from the...

Set a Separate Volume Level for Google Assistant with this Free App

Google Assistant on Android smartphones is available officially on all Android Marshmallow devices on select languages in a handful of markets. The smart assistant can be accessed by voice or by text input, though spoken feedback is only given when queries are sent to Assistant through your voice. Recommended Reading: Here’s how to get Google Assistant...

OxygenOS 4.1.5 (7.1.1) OTA for OnePlus 3 and 3T Rolling Out

We recently had an update to the OxygenOS beta, and as usual, we never have to wait too long for a new stable release either. Now we see OxygenOS 4.1.5 arriving to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. This new update doesn't incorporate all of the changes from recent betas, but should be welcome for its...

OOS Debloater Helps Remove Unwanted Applications for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

While OxygenOS is one of the cleaner OEM ROMs available, some people still like the idea of only having things they use on their device. OnePlus has been adding more things into OxygenOS that not everyone uses (such as OnePlus Community), so XDA Senior Member SyCreed released a mod called OOS Debloater. This gets flashed in a...

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...

OxygenOS Open Beta 17/8 for the OnePlus 3/3T Brings Ambient Display 2.0 and Improvements to App Launching Speeds

OnePlus is ushering in the new month with a new Open Beta release of OxygenOS for its current flagship devices. The builds are labelled Open Beta 17 for the OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 8 for the OnePlus 3T. As usual, the builds come with the same changelog for both the devices. The highlights of this...

Paranoid Android returns with Android 7.1.2 Builds: Pie Controls, Color Engine, and More!

Paranoid Android's recently teased a return to form with a revamped Pie control and Android Nougat on board, and while a few users are skeptical of their return, the team is ready to unveil that what they've been working on in the shadows. The wait is finally over - Paranoid Android has returned with Android...

Pete Lau Confirms OnePlus 3 And 3T Will Get Android O

It's only a matter of time to see before we see the official premiere of the much-awaited OnePlus 5. The new flagship smartphone will most certainly be shipped Android 7.1 Nougat, but we expect it to get Android O as well. Today, we have some pretty good news for the owners of OnePlus 3 and...

How to Add more Tiles to the Quick Settings Header on Google, OnePlus, and Sony Phones [No Root]

If you pull down on the status bar of your Android phone, you'll likely see a few notifications below a single row of Quick Settings tiles. This row is called the Quick Settings header as it only shows the first few tiles that are available in the full set of QS tiles. By pulling down...

OnePlus Starts A Referral Program, Offers Cheaper Accessories

Just yesterday we informed you about OnePlus selling the remaining stock of the OnePlus 3T, effectively discontinuing the device. The recent moves by OnePlus may suggest that the anticipated premiere of the OnePlus 5 is coming very soon. To complement that, the company is starting a referral program for its users, bringing some goodies to...

Why OnePlus Will Not (and Really Should Not) Drop The Headphone Jack Anytime Soon

In recent days, two images that allegedly show a prototype of the upcoming OnePlus 5 have appeared across the internet. The first image - if real - gives us a view of the back of the device adorned with the customary OnePlus logo and a dual camera set up, while the second image shares a...