Download and Install OnePlus 5 and 5T Open Beta 8 and Beta 6 based on Android 8.1 Oreo

Update: Incremental OTA updates Open Beta 10 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 8 for OnePlus 5T are now available for download. Both the firmware updates feature Android 8.1 Oreo with latest May 2018 Android Security Patch. This new update comes with many new features and uprades to the OnePlus Launcher, OnePlus Switch, and Message app. The new beta updates feature new double-tap to lock screen for the OnePlus Launcher, improved searched history for App drawer, updated File manager app with optimized scanning logic for large files. We also have posted the download links for the same.

OnePlus 5 and 5T are one of the first devices to get updated to official Android 8.1 Oreo based on OxygenOS 5.1. We first saw the Oreo update for the two devices with previous Open Betas. Now, the two flagships receive April 2018 Android security patch. This comes with the latest OxygenOS based Open Beta 8 for the OnePlus 5 and Beta 6 for the OnePlus 5T. This makes the two devices on the same platform as the Google Pixel or Nexus phones. With Google rolling out Android P preview builds, these two devices will receive the same.

The previous Beta updates brought recent search tags to OnePlus Launcher search option in the app drawer. The weather app now accurately gets your current location. It also a features a new icon and user interface. One of the most important feature is the Network boost in Gaming mode. Now your online games have better connectivity.

Open Beta 9 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 7 for OnePlus 5T

Changelog: Open Beta 10 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 8 for OnePlus 5T


  • Updated Android security patch to May


  • Added Toolbox Card in shelf
  • Added Hidden Space in app drawer
  • Added support for editing dynamic icons(weather,clock and calendar)

OnePlus Switch

  • Optimized user interface for backup & restore
  • Optimized logic for time remaining
  • General bug fixes and stability improvements


  • Added Group MMS

Note: Previous OxygenOS Open Beta 10 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 8 for OnePlus 5T brings following changelog.

OnePlus Launcher:

  • Supported double-tap to lock screen
  • Improved searched history for App drawer

File manager:

  • Optimized scanning logic for large files

Changelog: Open Beta 8 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 6 for 5T

The previous Open Beta 7 for OnePlus 5 brought Android 8.1 Oreo firmware upgrade. This new update brings the latest April 2018 Android Security Patch and more.

The previous OTA update brings a new feature called Earphone Mode. This feature allows autoplay features when the headphones are connected to the device. You can launch any app, music, etc as soon as you connect to an audio device. It will also announce caller information during calls.

You also get some new features such as the OnePlus Clock design changes including the stopwatch. You will see a new feature added called card package to sign up for new membership card in Shelf. The complete chaneglog is below.

Earphone mode

  • Added Autoplay – Autoplay paused music when connected to earphones
  • Added Notification ringtone options
  • Added Broadcast caller information – Announce caller information when using earphones

OnePlus Clock

  • Changes to alarm background color and other UI changes
  • Stopwatch updated with new UI

Card Package

  • Added new membership card in Shelf


  • Updated Android security patch to 2018-04

Download Open Beta 10 for OnePlus 5

You may also like:

Previous Open Beta 9 for OnePlus 5

  • Open Beta 9 for OnePlus 5
    Download Full Zip Official
    MD5: 9834aca6c429eaf374e8e86021e8e52e

Download Open Beta 8 for OnePlus 5T

You may also like:

Previous Open Beta 7 for OnePlus 5T

  • Open Beta 7 Full Zip for OnePlus 5T
    Download full zip Official
    MD5: 4e1a8cf156793486290f4fde56491612

How to install Open Beta on OnePlus 5/5T?

If you are already on the previous Open Beta update, then you can got to Settings > System updates > and check for OTA updates.

Similarly, if you are rooted and don’t want to lose root access, then you can install it using ADB sideload method or stock recovery.

Alternatively, if your device is on the official stable OxygenOS ROM, then download the full firmware file from above and do a local upgrade. See how to perform a local upgrade from here.

Follow and Subscribe

Sarang Avatar

Leave a Reply

Back to top arrow