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Oxygen OS Open Beta 4/2 is rolling out to OnePlus 5/5T. See what’s new

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Today is the day of updates for OnePlus fans. The company is rolling out updates to those with Open Beta builds of Oxygen OS. Earlier today we reported about OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T getting new beta builds.

Now it’s OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T getting the same update. The OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are getting Oxygen OS Open Beta 4/2 based on Android Oreo. The latest update brings dome interesting new features and improvements. It comes new launcher changes that were also added to OnePlus 3 series earlier today. The new launcher changes include drawer categories, folder tagging, notification dots improvements and much more.


1. Launcher:

  • Launcher Updated to v2.3
  • Drawer categories – You can see new categories when using the search icon in the drawer
  • Auto folder tagging – When you add applications that are similar, our system will help you automatically name the new folder you created
  • Dynamic Icon for Clock – The Clock icon is now dynamic
  • Notification dot optimization – The Blue notification dots present to notify you of a newly installed app will now be removed automatically after 15 days
  • Launcher usage tips improved – We’ve added some new helpful tips for first use of the launcher

2. System:

  • Optimizations for logic managing high power consumption applications
  • Added a more intelligent background application management solution
  • Improved power consumption measurements
  • Various bug fixes and optimizations

3. Applications:

  • Added OnePlus Switch application for backup & restore – We’ve added the new OnePlus switch app so moving your information to a new OnePlus device will be easier than ever
  • Clipboard – Added a new clipboard feature activated when copying information. You can edit the text copied and then choose to “Search, Translate, or Share”
  • File manager – Improved experience when deleting files. Added large file management function
  • Dialer – More caller information now given to you during incoming call notification

Known issues:

  • Some third party camera applications may not fully work with this update
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