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Oreo Open Beta OxygenOS ROM Live for OnePlus 3 and 3T

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Oneplus is known for faster software updates and thanks to their in-house stock-based Oxygen OS they are all set to roll the latest Android dessert, Oreo… ummmm, I guess it is a cookie which is loved by millions.

Android Oreo update is now available for Oneplus 3 and 3T albeit in beta version. It brings along system-wide autofill, picture in picture mode, new quick settings design and other Oreo goodies.

How to Install Android Oreo aka Android 8.0 Beta on Oneplus 3 and 3T

  1. The build will wipe app and cache data, but Internal Storage will be saved (ie: pictures and files)
  2. Users who revert their device back to the special build can still OTA update the device to Android O build at a later date.
  3. Steps to revert:
    1. Download special build
    2. Copy to Internal storage
    3. Reboot to recovery Mode to install
      1. Choose “Install from Local”
      2. Choose the downloaded build to install
  4. Special builds for latest Android N Open Beta builds(S3 Link):
    1. OnePlus 3 OBT 24: Here
    2. OnePlus 3T OBT 15: Here

Here is detailed changelog straight from Oneplus Forum.

System changes

  • Update to Android O (8.0)
  • Added Picture in Picture
  • Added Auto-fill
  • Added Smart text selection
  • New Quick Settings design
  • September security patch

Launcher changes

  • Added Notification dots in Launcher
  • Added OnePlus account login for access to Shot on OnePlus
  • Now able to upload photos directly to Shot on OnePlus through wallpaper

Known issues

  • Fingerprint actions may be slower than you are used to.
  • Shortcut to access Google Photos is unavailable
  • Some stability issues with NFC and Bluetooth
  • Performance and compatibility of 3rd party apps will continue to be optimized

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