ONEPLUS Posts on XDA

XDA-Developers Urges OnePlus to Comply with GPLv2 and Release Kernel Sources

While XDA-Developers, and a large sector of its user base, have been routinely impressed by OnePlus’ commitment to supporting the developer community, we’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of kernel sources for the OnePlus 3/3T since the release of Android Nougat on December 31, 2016. OnePlus has not provided such sources even though they’ve already rolled...

OnePlus Assures Fix for OnePlus 3/3T Bootloader Vulnerability in Next OTA

Just yesterday, we highlighted a bootloader vulnerability that affected the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. This vulnerability made use of the fastboot mode on the device to toggle SELinux status from Enforcing to Permissive. This state toggle can be done on both bootloader locked and bootloader unlocked devices. The issue was further complicated by the absence...

Dissecting Performance: A Look at What Makes the OnePlus 3 & 3T Excellent Real-World Performers

To Android enthusiasts, speed matters -- we recognize we use our phones for hours upon hours every day, often in quick and short bursts, and we want the best out of our time and often-expensive flagships. Surprisingly enough, it’s some of the least expensive flagships that perform the best in the real world -- we are talking...

Best ROMs for the OnePlus 3T

In this video, Miles is going to show us the top three ROMs that are available for the OnePlus 3T. If you're looking to flash some ROMs on your device, this is a great place to start. Tugapower Tugapower features the substratum theme engine which is pretty unique for a ROM based on CM14.1. It's also preloaded...

Stable Nougat for OnePlus 3 and Nougat Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 3T Are Here

OnePlus promised we'd see Android Nougat hit the OnePlus 3 before the end of the year, and that the OnePlus 3T would see an Android Nougat beta when the OnePlus 3 received its stable release. With just a few hours left on the clock and barely two days after the last beta release, OnePlus delivered. Carl...

Nougat’s Open Beta 10 for the OnePlus 3 is Available

OnePlus has been plowing through these open betas for its Nougat update on the OnePlus 3 lately. We saw the 8th open beta released toward the end of November, and now we're already up to number 10. This could very well be the last open beta update we see for the OnePlus 3 before the...

OnePlus 2 OTA Update Brings OxygenOS 3.5.5 to the Device

OnePlus has announced they are starting to roll out a new OTA update to the OnePlus 2. This new update will bring your device up to version 3.5.5 of OxygenOS, and it comes with a lot of new features and changes. The company warns users that updating to 3.5.5 can cause issues with things like WiFi...

OnePlus Wants to Manufacture the OnePlus 3T in India Soon

It is clear that OnePlus has been struggling to meet the demand of the OnePlus 3T (and even the original OnePlus 3 in some markets). I personally ordered mine back on December 4th, and it's not even scheduled to ship until tomorrow, December 22nd. Other employees at the XDA office have also had to wait...

The Best ROMs, Kernels, and Mods for the OnePlus 3

The OnePlus 3 brings forth a design refreshment that does away with the signature sandstone back of the previous two phones, and shakes up the design language by softening curves and edges, as well as changing the material employed. While the OnePlus 2 introduced a sturdy magnesium frame to complement the sandstone back, the all-metal OnePlus...

Not Forgotten: OnePlus X gets a taste of Nougat thanks to CyanogenMod 14.1 Nightlies

Though largely overshadowed by OnePlus's flagship model, the mid-range OnePlus X refuses to die thanks to the dedication of developers on our forums. Developers were first to publish Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the device, with OnePlus eventually following suit. While some users of the OnePlus X are wary of continued software support, developers have been working hard...

Flipkart Teases OnePlus 3 Price Drop; OnePlus Denies Collaboration and Maintains Amazon India Exclusivity

The OnePlus 3 has been a very good value purchase for users looking for an affordable but powerful smartphone. But the OnePlus 3T replaces the OnePlus 3 at a slightly increased price. One could argue that the value proposition remains same as the OnePlus 3T offers more, but at the end of the day, the...

OP3 Nougat Beta Impressions: OnePlus Scales Back to Stock Android for a Sweet Breath of OxygenOS

When I first reviewed the OnePlus 3, I had plenty of positives to sing about the device’s software UI and the resulting user experience. OnePlus had accomplished a truly-lightweight ROM that enhanced the UI in meaningful ways, while leaving the core of Android alone. This was one of my favorite parts of OxygenOS, and the user...