OnePlus starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo Open Beta 2 for OnePlus 5

OnePlus 3 and 3T recently received the Android 8.0 Oreo update, now it seems like its OnePlus 5's turn

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Highlights

    • Android 8.0 Oreo Beta 2 will roll out to OnePlus 5 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta 1 users in phases
    • The stable update is expected in January 2018

OnePlus has started rolling out the second Android 8.0 Oreo open beta build for the OnePlus 5. This update brings along several tweaks, fixes and feature improvements to the smartphone. Users who are already on the first open beta will soon be receiving a notification to update the operating system over the air (OTA). But users on the stable build will have to download it and flash it to their smartphone.

The update includes fixes for the Launcher, camera app, file manager and many other system improvements. It also includes the November Android Security Patch. The total size of the update is 1.52GB. Below is the full changelog for the Android 8.0 Oreo Open Beta 2 update for the OnePlus 5:

Launcher

  • Fixed widget issues
  • Fixed shortcut issues

Camera

  • UI Improvements

Files Manager

  • Added f4v format in video category
  • Speed improvements while deleting massive files.

System

  • 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

Be a little cautious if you decide to flash this ROM on to your smartphone, as it is currently in Beta, due to which it might have a few stability issues as compared to an official update that will be released next month.

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It is being reported that the stable Android 8.0 Oreo update for the OnePlus 5 will arrive in early January 2018. Interestingly, the OnePlus 5 might receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update before the OnePlus 5T, their current flagship smartphone.