ONEPLUS 3 Posts on XDA

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...

OnePlus 3/3T Smoothness Increases with ‘Conservative’ Governor… Seriously (OxygenOS)

A couple of days ago,  u/AmirZ shocked the OnePlus subreddit when he found that setting the OnePlus 3T's "Big Core" cluster to a "conservative" governor would dramatically increase fluidity. Yeah, seriously. For those who haven't caught the contradiction here, the kernel's governor is responsible for managing the processor's scaling behavior, and "conservative" governors bias the phone towards their lowest...

Latest OxygenOS Open Betas Bring Android 7.1.1 to the OnePlus 3 & 3T

OnePlus has been releasing updates for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T quite often since their release, but if you want to get a taste of their latest offerings before the global OTA roll-out, then you can participate in the OxygenOS Open Beta program for your device. Now, OnePlus has announced that their latest Open...

OnePlus 3T Gaming Analysis & Review: The Phone to Beat in 2017

When I reviewed the OnePlus 3T, I lightly touched upon its gaming performance, noting that it was similar to what I found on the OnePlus 3. Since then, a few factors have led me to properly test the gaming performance of this device, with the results of my analysis published below. With 2017 flagships fast approaching, I...

How to Double the WiFi Speed of your OnePlus 3/3T (Under Certain Conditions)

When tweaking the software of a new smartphone, sometimes companies have to make decisions that they feel will be in the best interest of the majority of their customers. Sometimes those decisions are ill-advised, and are fixed in OTA updates after they are pointed out. Other times there's a legitimate reason why the default settings are...

OnePlus 3/3T Retrospective: Why I Can’t Put Down the Most Popular Device on XDA Right Now

It’s no secret that XDA users are fond of the OnePlus 3 and 3T, in particular their hardware and tinkering potential. The excitement goes beyond the image of the company that provides it, as OnePlus has been (often rightly) caught under fire by the community multiple times due to questionable decisions. These aren’t few either, and as Editor...

[Update: Second Vulnerability Patched] Two Critical OnePlus 3/3T Bootloader Security Flaws Discovered, One Patched and Other being Addressed

Before entering the wonderful world of Android rooting, custom ROMs, kernels, and other modifications, you first have to unlock the bootloader on your device. On some devices (especially carrier branded ones), this poses a problem as users have to deal with significant technical hurdles before they can unlock the bootloader. Other devices such as Huawei phones...

Home is Where Xposed Is: The Modules That Keep my OnePlus 3 on Marshmallow

Earlier in the week, we brought to you a news update on the current status of Xposed for Nougat. Long story short, Xposed for Nougat is still in the works, and the project will take a while due to the behind-the-scenes changes that Nougat introduced. So while that situation unfolds at its own pace, there are some...