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Hydrogen OS (H2OS), which is an alternative ROM for the OnePlus devices. It is now being updated to a newer Open Beta 6 for the OnePlus 3T and the Open Beta 12 for OnePlus 3. The update is still based on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat and not the 7.1.2 Nougat. The official H2OS 3.0 version 2 is still stuck on Android 7.0. So your best way to get a stable ROM is the Public Beta release. besides, it brings stunning new bug fixes.
This is a very important update as the changelog suggests a lot of bug fixes and optimizations coming to the flagship duo. There are numerous small changes to user interface, system, Bluetooth, etc. Moreover, this also means that the Oxygen OS Open Beta 15 for OnePlus 3 is on its way. The Open Beta 6 for the 3T will be released on the first week of May with latest April 1, 2017, Security Patch Level. It may or may not bring Android 7.1.2 Nougat to the firmware. The most important bug fixes we see in the next updates is related to the quick Battery drain issues and the Power management that leads to the heating problem. This means the heating issue on OnePlus 3/3T will finally be solved. See the full update log from below.
H2OS Open Beta 6 and Open Beta 12 update log:
- Network and Communication
– redesigned user interface for incoming calls.
– adjustments to telephone, information interfaces.
– Clock Widget font changes.
– Optimization of menus. Easier to find options.
⁃ Enabled support for Bluetooth aptX and aptX HD. Higher quality music.
– Changes to title bar, switch, and dialog box style.
– High power consumption management.
– Battery optimization.
- Cloud Services
– Keep the data while withdrawing.
– Synchronized to further protect your data.
Download Hydrogen OS Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 3T and and Beta 12 for OnePlus 3
These are full firmware packages. Upgrade using the Local Upgrade option found in settings – system updates – click the upper right corner of the “Settings icon” – local upgrade – select the entire package you want to update. The package should be in the root directory.
- Hydrogen OS (H2OS) Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 3T | Download | File: OnePlus3THydrogen_28_OTA_018_all_1704261914_79ab8a3bb3af42a1.zip
- Hydrogen OS (H2OS) Open Beta 12 for OnePlus 3 | Download | File: OnePlus3Hydrogen_16_OTA_018_all_1704261904_a3243b070ef141cb.zip
In order to install it head over to our tutorial on previous Oxygen OS Open Beta 14 tutorial. If your device is running on the Oxygen OS, the here is an easy tutorial to switch to Hydrogen OS (H2OS) Public Beta.