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OnePlus just recently launched their latest flagship phones called OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. However, that does not mean the manufacturer has forgotten their previous generation devices just yet. OnePlus 7 series keeps on getting monthly update via stable channel and bi-monthly updates via Open Beta channel. A new Oxygen OS based beta update for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro is now rolling out with some bug fixes, new features, and security updates. So download and install latest Open Beta 14 for the OnePlus 7 (Pro).
The latest Open Beta 14 fixed the problem where some software voice input won’t be recognized. Fixed and issue with contacts disappearing in the address book on some devices. Added more clock style options for ambient display under Settings —> Customization —> Clock style. Most importantly, the devices got the latest Android Security Patch from April 2020.
The previous Open Beta 12 was a disaster. After the update, users couldn’t unlock their lock screens even with the correct pin on some OnePlus 7 and 7 pro devices; according to this OnePlus post. The manufacturer soon paused the update and released Open Beta 13 HotFix. The update featured April 2020 security update, system improvements including optimization to volume adjustment for improved user experience, added the missing recording icon in call screen, added the ringing duration info for missed call. Most importantly, you could switch your mobile data on phone calls with VoLTE support. The camera app got a new detect dirt on the camera lens feature; prompting a quick cleanup for better image and video quality.
The OnePlus 8 series, 7 series, 6 series, and most recently the OnePlus 5 series are all running on latest Android 10 OS update. However, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro comes with a newer Oxygen OS 10.5 build with some exclusive features. The good news is that the manufacturer promised to bring OnePlus 8 features to the previous generation phones including 7 series and 6 series. These features will fist come to OnePlus via Open Beta program. Hence, the beta program is pretty important.
Moreover, Google is testing their next Android 11 OS update for the Pixel series. So as soon as the developer preview is over, the OnePlus 7 devices will receive Android 11 via Open Beta channel. Meanwhile, download and install Open Beta 14 for OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro.
What’s new with Open Beta 14 for OnePlus 7 or 7Pro?
- Fix the problem that some software voice input cannot be recognized
- Fix the problem of the disappearance of contacts in the address book on some devices
- More clock style options now available in ambient display (Settings—Customization—Clock style)
- Improved system stability and fixed general issues
- Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.05
- Now you can view call recording in call history ( Move to the call history, click the three-dot menu on the upper right to access the call recording)
Download Open Beta 14 OTA update for OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro
Here is the latest Oxygen OS Open Beta 14 firmware update based on official Android 10 April 2020 security patch for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro devices. The incremental OTA update zip is 182 MB in size. Whereas, the full firmware is over 2 GB in size.
Here are full stock firmware zips for OnePlus 7 series. You will need to manually install the beta 13 onto OnePlus 7 via local upgrade method. Each package is around 2.1 GB in size.
- Download Open Beta 14 for OnePlus 7 Pro (direct download link)
- Download Open Beta 14 for OnePlus 7 (coming soon…)
How to update OnePlus 7 (Pro) to latest Open Beta update?
You can easily update OnePlus 7 series devices to latest Open Beta firmware. Simply download the full stock firmware update zip from above and manually install via local upgrade method. This is the easiest way to update any OnePlus device. You can also switch between Open Beta firmware or Stable channel easily using this method.
Checkout the previous Open Beta update post for installation method.