OnePlus 6T
OnePlus 6T

OnePlus has kickstarted their Open Beta program to the recently launched flagship, OnePlus 6T. Open Beta platform is where the OnePlus users with the device flash the first build once and they will start receiving the future Open Beta builds as OTA. The Open Beta channel will be one of the fastest ways to get the software update on the OnePlus devices. The Open Beta program was started from the OnePlus 3 way back in 2017.OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple The Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 6T doesn’t bring any major changes to the system. A couple of notable features include support for data migration from iPhone via onePlus Switch app. And, the update also brings the latest Android security patch(2018.12). Here is the official changelog from the forum.


  • System
    • Updated Android security patch to 2018.12
    • Added toast message when parallel apps are unavailable due to data corruption
  • Communication
    • Added call history for incoming calls from unknown numbers
    • Optimized UI for Spam messages and calls
  • OnePlus Switch
    • Now supports migrating data from iPhone

Steps to update to Open Beta 1 on your OnePlus 6T

  • 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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