OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta update (Open Beta 6 for the OnePlus 3T and Open Beta 15 for the OnePlus 3) for the flagship smartphones OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T(Review). The latest OxygenOS Open Beta update includes a number of new features and a few tweaks in the UI as well.
The update brings a new dialer and incoming call interface that will allow the user to swipe down to answer it or swipe down to reject a call. There is a new collapsible action bar as well available for Messages and Settings. Besides, the new OxygenOS Open update adds support for the aptX codec, which is basically a ‘streaming protocol’ that offer better audio quality when using compatible headphones. The feature is enabled by default, however, users can turn it off from the Developer Settings menu.
Other new features listed in the changelog include- optimisation for Night mode, high power usage notifications and standard bug fixes.
OnePlus in its community forum has posted the following release note and description for the new Open Beta build-
“New dialer and incoming call interface
UI optimizations for Messages, Settings and Contacts
New action bar for Messages and Settings
Optimized high power usage notifications
As usual, users who have already flashed a previous Open Beta build will receive the update via OTA (over-the-air), while those running the stable version of OxygenOS will have to flash it manually by downloading it from downloads.oneplus.net