Oxygen OS 5.0.6 Update for OnePlus 3 and 3T

With the OnePlus 6T releasing next month, and one plus 6 receiving a stable android 9.0 update, OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users might feel outdated for a whole lot of reasons, but all hope is not lost. The company irrespective of releasing their flagships year after year, also makes sure that their predecessors receive a taste of what’s new as well. Just that it might take a little longer than the phones released after it.

In a blog post, OnePlus announced its Change log. A change log is basically a log or record of all the noticeable changes made to the software or hardware of the device. These include bug fixes, new features and software tweaks that might also enhance the hardware as well like battery and camera performances.


In depth

The one plus 3 and OnePlus 3T have received the Oxygen OS 5.0.6 along with the latest September Android security patch. This is for security vulnerabilities and potential bugs from affecting your phone. With the company releasing security patches every two months now, the phone is pretty much safer from potential bugs and other issues. The major changes that were made through the update were the fixes to WhatsApp and its crashes and also fixing the Optical Image Stabilization(OIS) issue of the camera when using third party applications.

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However, this update will available only to a few users initially Over The Air (OTA) and the rest will receive it in different phases. Sources also reveal the One Plus 3 and One Plus 3T will skip Android 8.1 (Oreo) and directly get the Android 9.0 Update. This can be a possibility but this has never happened in the past. Apart from the major changes, they have other general bugs and improvements that came with the update.

More Information regarding OnePlus Update

Currently, the update has rolled out via staged rollout as mentioned XDA developers. Unfortunately for those who use VPN to manually update their phones, might not able to do so anymore. During the Press release the company hinted that these phones would receive android 9.0 updates, just that the wait time will be a little longer.

Now for those eagerly waiting for something about the 6T, the official teaser is out on their Instagram and YouTube. The teasers mention a new tagline “Unlock the Speed”. Don’t forget to check out our website to know about this flagship killer.

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