On Friday, December 15th, OnePlus 5 smartphone get OxygenOS Open Beta-2 build built on Android 8.0 OS after the release of their first Open Beta version. This advanced growth comes after four weeks OnePlus launched Android 8.0 Oreo-based OxygenOS for the OnePlus 3 and 3T.
The new Open Beta with lots of bugfixes and device performance and experience smoother. You can download the Oneplus’s Open Beta-2 on your OnePlus 5 smartphone. Users are advised to back up their data/files/contacts as all the stored data will be lost when the flashing process.
The OnePlus’s official flashing guide and ROM are available for download on the OnePlus’s official website. The size of the ROM is 1.52GB, so also they advisable to keep your phone in charge and connect to a Wi-Fi before you start flashing your device.
The Android Oreo-based OxygenOS Open Beta-2 official updated feature (Changelog)
- Fixed widget issues
- Fixed shortcut issues
- UI Improvements
- Added f4v format in video category
- Speed improvements while deleting massive files.
- Improvements to Reading Mode
- Improvements in vibration
- Improvements in Bluetooth audio
- Fixed Parallel apps bugs
- Fixed reboot issue when using Picture-in-Picture
- Updated Android security patch for November
- General bug fixes and stability improvements
Previously Oreo’s Open Beta-2 was leaked on XDA Creators spotted with the same Face deduction feature that was first started with the OnePlus 5T smartphone. Anyway, the official changelog doesn’t expose the compelling addition. OnePlus hasn’t yet exposed the plan of launching the public Android 8.0 Oreo update for the OnePlus 5. But, the release of the Open Beta-2 less than some weeks after its debuted version hints that it would happen sometime soon.