The latest OTA updates for OnePlus 3 and 3T brings KRACK WPA2 vulnerability patch along with BlueBorne security fix. Besides the latest security patches, it also brings GPS improvements and other general optimizations to the stock firmware. The stock firmware for H2OS v5 available for downloads. Oxygen OS 4.5.2 coming up!
The emerging smartphone manufacturer OnePlus is renowned for pushing regular updates for its Android phones. With the latest Hydrogen OS (H2OS) version 5, you will see a new set of security patch for the BlueBorne and KRACK WPA 2 vulnerabilities. The BlueBorne was first discovered by Armis Security. It spreads via Bluetooth and affects every device the infects device comes in contact with. The KRACK WPA 2 vulnerability, however, is a WiFi related hack which not only affects Android OS, but also affects Windows, WiFi routers, iOS, and much more.
Apart from the security patch, you will see an additional GPS optimization. Now Google Maps and other GPS apps can accurately track your location. Taking a look at the complaints from various OnePlus 3 users related to GPS, this is a must have upgrade for all.
The Oxygen OS comes as stock ROM for the global variants of OnePlus devices. The upcoming Oxygen OS 4.5.2 for OnePlus 3 and 3T is expected to patch the WiFi KRACK and Bluetooth’s BlueBorne vulnerabilities. H2OS, which is an alternate ROM developed for the Chinese OnePlus variants, is always ahead in the update game.
We have seen a similar update coming towards OnePlus 2 with Oxygen OS 3.6.1. The OnePlus 5 now features the same with OxygenOS 4.5.14 update. We should also expect the same for the upcoming OnePlus 3/3T Open Beta 27/18 based on Android 8.0 Oreo.
Download stable Hydrogen OS H2OS v5
The Hydrogen OS, a.k.a. H2OS, is now available for download for both OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. The following files consists of the full stock ROM files. So you can do a local upgrade or directly flash via TWRP recovery.
Download Oxygen OS 4.5.2
The Oxygen OS 4.5.2 is unreleased. It is updated within a couple of days from the latest H2OS update. As H2OS v5 is now released, you may expect the OOS 4.5.2 OTA to roll out today or as soon as tomorrow.
- Oxygen OS 4.5.2 for OnePlus 3 | Download not available
- Oxygen OS 4.5.2 for OnePlus 3T | Download not available
Read: How to root Oxygen OS?
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