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OnePlus 5 and 5T get official Android 9 Pie – Download Open Beta 23 and Beta 21 OTA Update

Updated December 18, 2018: Oxygen OS Open Beta 23 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 21 for OnePlus 5T is now available for download with December 2018 security patch level. The OTA update also fixed the issues with custom accent color not applying in certain situations, optimized face unlock feature, fixed issues while scrolling in app drawer, improved color adaption for navigation bar, and much more.

Open Beta 23 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 21 for OnePlus 5T

Original: The most anticipated update from OnePlus for some of the most popular devices is here. Yes, the OnePlus 5 and 5T are now receiving official Android 9.0 Pie beta OTA update. As promised, the Oxygen OS Open Beta 22 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 20 for OnePlus 5T firmware updates have arrived early and are now seeding at the manufacturer’s servers. It features all the Android 9 Pie goodies, latest OnePlus Launcher UI, November 2018 security patch level, updated OnePlus apps, and much more. So download and install OxygenOS Open Beta 22 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 20 for OnePlus 5T.

The firmware update features a long list of changelog; which is listed below. As per the update log, the latest ROM comes with brand new OnePlus UI, new navigation gestures, optimizations for background running apps, advanced DND mode, more parallel app support, updated weather app, and of course all the Android 9 Pie goodies including Adaptive Brightness, Adaptive Battery, Slice, app actions, support for Google Camera 6.1 from Pixel 3, Digital Wellbeing.

Changelog for Open Beta 23 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 21 for OnePlus 5T:

System

• Updated Android Security patch to 2018/12
• Fixed issues with custom accent colour not getting applied every second try
• Optimizations for Face Unlock

Launcher

• Fixed UI issues with scroller in app drawer
• Improved colour adaptation for navigation bar

Third-Party App

• Fixed issue with Netflix crashing randomly

Changelog for Open Beta 22 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 20 for OnePlus 5T:

  • System
    • Updated system to Android™ 9.0 Pie™
    • Brand new UI for Android Pie
    • Brand new navigation gestures (this is only for 5T)
    • Updated Android security patch to 2018.11
    • Optimizations for background app process handling
  • Do Not Disturb mode
    • New Do Not Disturb mode with adjustable settings
  • Communication
    • UI Improvements for emergency rescue
    • Optimized UI for speed dial and calling interface
    • Now able to assign a specific SIM for a specific contact or group of contacts when using dual SIM
  • Parallel Apps
    • Added support for more apps (Telegram, Discord, IMO, Uber, OLA) in parallel apps
  • Weather
    • Now able to switch dynamically to your current location
    • Display more suggestions when the search function is used
    • Fixed an issue that prevented the app from refreshing when the location is changed
    • Fixed an issue that resulted in some users being unable to find certain locations

Download OnePlus 5 Open Beta 23 and OnePlus 5T Open Beta 21 OTA

Following we will list the full stock firmware zips of the official Open Beta 22 and 20 for OnePlus 5 and 5T respectively. Once you have downloaded the proper file for your device, you can easily update using Local Upgrade method. Or flash it using the latest TWRP recovery if your phone is rooted with latest Magisk 18. See the tutorial on how to do local upgrade from our Hydrogen OS 9.0 Pie OTA guide.

Download Open Beta 23 for OnePlus 5

Download Open Beta 21 for OnePlus 5T

Note for compatibility zip: While flashing, remove the compatibility zip from inside the downloaded zip 7-Zip (recommended) and copy it to your phone’s internal storage and then flash it via TWRP recovery. For local upgrade option, use the normal zip.

Download Oxygen OS Android 9 Pie OTA:

Previous Open Beta Android 8.1 Oreo OTA:

You may also need:

With Android 9.0 Pie at your hand, you can now install the following:

Downloading OnePlus 5 Open Beta 22 and OnePlus 5T Open Beta 20 OT

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