ONEPLUS Posts on XDA

Ads, Smaller Batteries, Jello Displays — How 2017 OEMs Keep Delivering What You Never Asked For

Last year it seemed that all the bad mojo in our industry was focused on one brand: Samsung. The Galaxy Note7 will likely go down as one of the worst blunders in our industry despite its revival as the Fan Edition nearly one year later. While a lot could be written about how Samsung handled the...

OnePlus 5 Camera Mod (Requires Root) Enables HEVC/H.265 Recording

The HEVC/H.265 encoder is still in its infancy but a lot of people are already enjoying the benefit of its reduced file sizes. XDA pankajsammal, Member was able to modify the OnePlus 5 so that it can record videos in this format for 4K, 1080p, and 720p quality. This mod is also reducing the bitrate of of...

OnePlus Issues OxygenOS 4.5.6 Hotfix Update to Fix Reboot When Calling 911

We use our phones for a lot of things, and every once in a while, we use our phones as, well, phones. Most people probably hope they're never in a situation where they need to call an emergency number, but if you ever are, you'd expect your phone to call it without any issues. Yesterday, a...

MultiROM is Now Available for the OnePlus 5

OnePlus devices generally receive a lot of support from the developer community and the OnePlus 5 is no different. Thanks to help from XDA Recognized Developer / Recognized Contributor nkk71, XDA Recognized Developer martinusbe was able to release the first build of MultiROM for the OnePlus 5. This comes with the modified recovery image, the MultiROM zip file, and...

OnePlus Brings its Weather App to the Google Play Store for Faster Updates (OxygenOS)

OnePlus's OxygenOS has received a number of great features since its inception, and one of those is the built-in weather app. It's never been very feature-rich compared to other weather applications, but the minimal UI and animations to match the current weather conditions have always kept me coming back to it whenever using OxygenOS on...

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...

LegendROM for OnePlus 5 Hands On

https://youtu.be/ZJN4DUd-tgM LegendROM is one of the first Lineage based ROMs made for the OnePlus 5 so far. It's got some major bugs that need fixing, but overall it's a great choice for those interested in a lot of customizability. Top Features Double tap to sleep anywhere on lockscreen Longpress power on lockscreen for torch Smart Pulldown Three...

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...

Top OxygenOS Features

https://youtu.be/NslxR1CtB9g Although OxygenOS faced a bit of hesitation from fans when it first debuted on the OnePlus 2, the ROM has quickly grown up to be one of the best alternatives to stock Android. In this video, Joe runs through his personal favorite features that OxygenOS currently has to offer.  

K-Klock Uses Substratum to Customize the OnePlus 5 Status Bar Clock

We've seen Substratum used to theme a number of UI elements lately and now XDA Senior Member KpChuck has released one for the OnePlus 5 status bar clock. OxygenOS doesn't let us customize the clock too much, but with K-Klock we can move the position of it, change its color, change the clock format, and change the...

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...