Latest OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 3 and 3T Brings OnePlus Photo Watermark and August Security Patch Fixes

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Chinese brand OnePlus today released a new version of the OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones. The OnePlus 3 received OxygenOS Open Beta 23 update, whereas the OnePlus 3T will be updated to OxygenOS Open Beta 14 update. This new update brings in several new features and fixes some existing issues.


The highlights in the update include OnePlus watermark in the camera app, recalibrated display, e-warranty card in the settings app, alarm calendar feature, etc. Check out the complete changelog of the update:

Added Shot on OnePlus watermark
You can toggle the Shot on OnePlus watermark and add your name to all pictures taken in the main camera settings

Redesigned lift up display UI
Now supports displaying battery percentage
Now supports hiding of notification content from apps locked by App locker
There is now a toggle that allows you to block notifications from apps that are in the App lock list
Improved stability of Parallel apps
Adjusted colour display of default screen calibration
It now tends more towards sRGB calibration
Added E-warranty card
You can now find a version of your warranty card in “About phone > E-Warranty card”
Updated Android security patch level to August

Added quick index bar in contacts UI
The contacts page/app now have an alphabetical bar on the right side for easy moving to certain groups of names
Improved experience of switching incoming calls
Improvements to suggested merges functionality

Loading speed of images improved

Improved location accuracy
Improved the experience of searching cities
New feature "Alarm calendar"
Can be used to set an irregular alarm schedule, once you set the time, you can activate this feature by hitting the 3 dot menu button to the right of "repeat"

Furthermore, OnePlus also highlights that you can't use the flashlight right after the latest OxygenOS Open Beta update. However, it can be easily fixed by a quick reboot.

Coming to the features added, there's a new Alarm Calendar with which you can set an irregular alarm schedule. Once you set the time, you can activate this feature by hitting the 3 dot menu button to the right of "repeat." Speaking about the OnePlus watermark feature, you can toggle the shot on the OnePlus watermark and add your name to all the pictures taken in the main camera settings. Also, this update brings the latest August security patch fixes to both the phones.

Users who're already on the OxygenOS Open Beta ROM will receive the latest update via an OTA update. Other users have to manually flash the Open Beta ROM to enjoy the newly introduced features.

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