OnePlus 6 Open Beta

OnePlus is now rolling out the Open Beta 1 for the OnePlus 6 which will bring the latest Android 9 Pie. The new version brings brand new UI, new Android Pie gesture navigation, and many other features. Also, OnePlus adding a layer of their Oxygen OS features like supported accent color customization, new DND mode with adjustable settings, Gaming Mode 3.0, and more.

Here is the official changelog from the forum 

Changelog

  • Update system to Android™ 9.0 Pie
    • Brand new UI for Android P
    • New Android P gesture navigation
    • Other new features and system improvements
  • Integrated OnePlus customization features
    • Supported accent color customization
    • New Do Not Disturb mode with adjustable settings
    • New Gaming Mode 3.0
      • Added text notification mode
      • Added notification for 3rd party calls

Also, OnePlus has stated that there are few known issues with this update.

Here are some of the known issues

  • Some applications may not function as expected when running on this beta version
  • Google Pay service is not working
  • Google Play Store might show “Device is not Certified by Google”

OnePlus 6Steps to upgrade from Stable official version to Android P Beta version

  • Download the ROM upgrade package from the specified server [HERE]
  • Copy ROM upgrade package to the mobile phone storage
  • Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%
  • Select Reboot system now.
  • Update successfully!!!

Steps to upgrade from Developer Preview version to Android P Beta version

  • Download the latest ROM upgrade package from the specified server [HERE].
  • Copy ROM upgrade package to the mobile phone storage
  • Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%
  • Press the power button and choose to shut down
  • Select Reboot system now
  • Press the power button + volume down to enter recovery mode
  • Select Wipe data/factory reset, click power, select yes, confirm
  • Select Reboot system now
  • Update successfully!!!

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By Srivatsa Ramesh

Fell in love with Android OS from the day I bought my first Smartphone in 2013. A budding Android Developer. Love to write about Android, Tech, and Smartphones. Technology enthusiast addicted to my smartphone, I love clicking photos with my smartphone, traveling and listening to music. Currently using a OnePlus 6T and Ticwatch S.

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