OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T finally get the Android Oreo-based OxygenOS 5 update

The Chinese smartphone company OnePlus seems to be setting an example for other Android devices with its Oreo updates. Many smartphone companies like Samsung, LG, HTC and others are still testing out the beta version of Oreo updates. The company unveiled that OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T finally get Android 8.0 Oreo-based OxygenOS 5 update.


The OnePlus confirmed that like all the previous updates, this update will also be incremental. That means this update will reach to users in a small amount and the company will begin a border rollout in next few days. OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users will get the stock Android version as well as a couple of new features added to it.

Features of OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T:

The new feature includes Parallel Apps support which allows users to access multiple instances of the same apps, like if you want to use two WhatsApp accounts on the same phone. Apart from this Oreo update gives the ability to upload photos directly which is shot on OnePlus.

Also, this feature added to Android Oreo 8.0 like Auto-fill, Picture-in-Picture, Smart text selection, and redesigned Quick settings. The company also added features like notification dots and the latest app folder design to the OnePlus launcher.

If you are OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users then the Android Oreo update will automatically available for your device. If you don’t see any notification about the update, don’t panic. As the company already said that the update is incremental and will take time about a month so that all users can get the benefits of the Android Oreo updates. Just make sure that your OnePlus 3 and 3T is running on Oxygen 4.5.1 to receive this Android Oreo updates.

Among other OnePlus smartphones, the OnePlus 5 should get Oreo beta in the next few days, where OnePlus 5T will get Oreo beta in late December. Both this phones will get Android 8.0 Oreo update in early 2018. If you have already updated your OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T Smartphone to Android 8.0 Oreo, then let us know about your experience in our comment section below.