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Android P Beta ported for some Snapdragon Project Treble-enabled devices

Project Treble is still a relatively new development for Android. After all, it was first introduced with Android Oreo and only devices launching with Android 8.0 and newer are required to be Treble-compatible out of the box. Yet, it has boosted custom ROM development in our forums in new, previously unimaginable ways: We've seen an...

OnePlus 6’s video editing tools in gallery app now available on OnePlus 5T/5/3T/3

Recently, OnePlus has been putting a lot of work into bettering the experience on their older devices. With a recently launched Open Beta release for the OnePlus 3/3T, Project Treble support for the OnePlus 5/5T, and a software update plan, the company has been improving leaps and bounds over what they once were. Now, they're doing...

Enable always-on OTG on the OnePlus 6/5T/5/3T/3 running OxygenOS

OTG is a very useful feature for many as it can allow you to transfer data over your device's micro USB or USB-C port. You can hook up a hard drive, play games with a controller, or listen to music. Some device manufacturers specifically allow it, and OnePlus is one of them. One of the...

OnePlus 5 & OnePlus 5T now support Project Treble on the latest OxygenOS Beta

OnePlus along with a few other smartphone vendors such as Google, Xiaomi, and Nokia offer a public beta program. OnePlus' OxygenOS Open Beta program lets you receive updates with new features and security patches long before the stable release reaches most other users. The OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T is getting a new OxygenOS Open Beta 13...

How to immediately get OxygenOS updates for the OnePlus 6/5T/5/3T/3

One of the most annoying parts of over-the-air (OTA) updates is waiting for the update to be delivered on your device. This varies wildly from device to device, and many factors take part while checking if you're eligible: your carrier, your OEM, your current Android version, and your actual geographical location/IP, just to name a...

OnePlus announces 2 years of software updates, 3 years of security patches for all phones

Most would say that OnePlus is one of the few smartphone OEMs that stay on top of updates for their current batch of devices. Granted, they did drop the ball on the OnePlus 2 and the OnePlus X, but since the introduction of the OnePlus 3, it's fair to say that the company has been...

OnePlus Switch now supports backing up app data, downloads, and office files

The OnePlus Switch application is an app released by the company themselves to facilitate switching from another Android device or an iPhone to your new OnePlus smartphone. It launched earlier this year and has been continuously updated since then with bug fixes, new features, and improvements. Another update has been released, and this is a...

OxygenOS Open Beta 12/10 for the OnePlus 5/OnePlus 5T brings June security patches

OnePlus has received a lot of attention this week with the announcement of the OnePlus 6 passing the 1 million units sold milestone in only 22 days. It may have taken the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T longer to reach that number, but they are still great devices and are incredibly popular within the enthusiast...

OnePlus celebrates their OnePlus 6 success with giveaways, discounts, and special offers in India

The OnePlus 6 smashed OnePlus' sales records—one million units were sold in 22 days, according to the company. As a thank you to their Indian customers in particular for propelling the company forward, OnePlus has announced a number of giveaways, discounts, and special offers that will be available exclusively for the Indian market. Here are the...

One million OnePlus 6 units were sold in 22 days, outselling the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T

The smartphone market is constantly evolving with new players, making it impossible for any company to rest on their laurels. We've seen some of the best Android OEMs in the world drop in popularity after a generation or two while relative newcomers have started to see tremendous success. Today, OnePlus has announced their newly released OnePlus...

How to enable Always on Display on the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, and OnePlus 6

There are some smartphone features that have become so standard that many of us automatically assume every new phone will have them. Double tap to sleep/wake is one that I assume a smartphone with an AMOLED screen will have and it seems like we're getting to that point with the always-on display as well. The OnePlus...

OxygenOS 5.1.2 for the OnePlus 5/5T adds double tap to lock gesture, May security patches, and more

The OnePlus 6 is the latest OnePlus flagship phone, but that doesn't mean that the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T have stopped receiving updates. The phones recently received stable Android 8.1 Oreo, bringing them on-par with the OnePlus 6 in this regard. OnePlus has also continued to release Open Beta updates for both phones...