ONEPLUS 5 Posts on XDA

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....

Turn Your OnePlus Phone’s Front Earpiece into a Speaker (OxygenOS)

These days, smartphone OEMs are getting a lot of things right. Displays are becoming crispier and brighter, processors are faster than ever, RAM counts are getting higher, and batteries are lasting longer even if they don't get much larger. However, one component that consistently gets placed on the back-burner is the external speaker. If you've got a...

Boot Multiple ROMs on the OnePlus 5 with DualBootPatcher

We love custom ROMs at XDA, and sometimes a device just has too many great options to choose from, prompting us to make backups just to venture outside our comfortable setup. We also often wish we could try new ROMs not to migrate to a new experience, but just to take a peek and get...

DxOMark Reviews OnePlus 5 Camera Quality, Gives it a Score of 87

Yesterday we published a news article about DxOMark's imminent publishing of their OnePlus 5 camera review. In that article, we stated we'd be reconsidering DxOMark's place in our news feed based on this score due to our own experience with the device's camera: If we found the score unreasonable given their partnership with OnePlus, we wouldn't...

DxOMark Mobile Score for the OnePlus 5 is “Coming Soon”

One of the marketing points of the OnePlus 5 is its dual rear camera setup. OnePlus opted to go for a 16MP Sony IMX398 with f/1.7 aperture for regular photos, and a 20MP Sony IMX350 with f/2.6 aperture telephoto camera to provide 1.6x optical zoom, and 2x "loss-less" zoom. The camera was undoubtedly meant to be...

Confirmed: OnePlus 5’s Display is Inverted – Likely Causes Jelly Scrolling

A widely circulating theory on the official OnePlus forums, Reddit’s /r/OnePlus, and our very own forums is now confirmed: OnePlus mounted the display panel upside-down on the OnePlus 5. While we have yet to directly link the display panel orientation as the cause of the odd jelly scrolling behavior some users have been encountering, the...

OnePlus States the OnePlus 5’s Jelly Scrolling Effect is Not a Defect

Yesterday, we published an article about a peculiar issue some OnePlus 5 owners were reportedly having: a jelly-like scrolling effect. We informed you of the various theories that were circulating around the web as to what may have been causing this issue, and we notified OnePlus regarding the issue so they could take a look...

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...

OnePlus is Aware of the Jelly Scrolling Effect Some OnePlus 5 Owners are Reporting

With the release of any new smartphone, we quite frequently receive reports about potential hardware or software issues that the Quality Assurance (QA) team may have missed. This occurs because issues that may be present in a small batch of smartphones might not be picked up until the phone is more widely available, as it...

5 Days with the OnePlus 5

https://youtu.be/Qrs_S3ORhm8 As the dust settles, more and more people are starting to learn what is good, and what is not so good, about the new OnePlus 5. In this video Miles gives his own impressions after a few days use with the flagship phone. If you would like to know more about the phone, we have covered...

ElementalX Kernel Available for the OnePlus 5

While the OnePlus 5 is yet to reach consumers' hand in most markets, development for the device has already kicked off. XDA Recognized Member flar2 has brought his popular ElementalX kernel to the OnePlus 5. It goes without saying that you'll require a custom recovery installed on your OnePlus 5 to flash this kernel. The full...

OxygenOS 4.5.2 is Rolling Out to the OnePlus 5, Fixes Bugs and Improves Stability

Those who were able to get their order in quickly last week, likely saw their OnePlus 5 delivered on Friday. These early drop orders started processing on a first come, first serve basis, but only after the payment had gone through successfully. I used PayPal to pay for my device and that pushed back the...