By: Nirupam Manik, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Friday, April 21, 2017 - 14:20
Note that you need to be on the last Open beta build in order to receive this update via OTA or else you will have to flash this update manually via USB sideload which requires wiping of entire user data.
Android updates have been the top priority for OnePlus this year and they are back at it again. OnePlus has now rolled out Open Beta 14 and Open Beta 5 updates for OnePlus 3 and Oneplus 3T. After a tonne of new features in the last beta update i.e. Open Beta 13 and Open Beta 5, this time OnePlus has concentrated more on bug fixes and improvements. Before we dive into the changelog, please note that you need to be on the last Open beta build on your device in order to receive an OTA update or else you need to flash this update manually via USB sideload which requires wiping of entire user data.
Starting with Bluetooth improvements, Adam Krisko on OnePlus forums claimed that they have reportedly fixed Car Bluetooth issues and some auto connection issues along with battery usage optimisations. Further, the new update fixes ‘auto night mode turning off’ and ‘turning on’ issue along with other issues.
Under the launcher optimisations, OnePlus claims to have fixed random system reboot issue while setting a wallpaper, occasional launcher crashes and more. Dark theme has witnessed some improvements as well along with translation improvements and other general bug fixes and optimisations.
Here is the detailed changelog.
>>Bluetooth improvementsCar Bluetooth fixes
>Car Bluetooth fixesBattery usage optimisations
>Battery usage optimizationsFixed some auto connection issues
>Fixed some auto connection issuesGPS optimisations
>>GPS optimizationsImproved accuracy, now less likely to drop GPS connection
Improved accuracy, now less likely to drop GPS connectionNight Mode
>>Night Mode optimizationsUpdate default sunrise time (8AM -> 6AM)
>Update default sunrise time (8AM -> 6AM)Fixed issue of auto night mode not turning off
>Fixed issue of auto night mode not turning offFixed issue of auto night mode turning on, but doesn’t stay on
>Fixed issue of auto night mode turning on, but doesn’t stay onFixed issue of night mode causing issues with sRGB
>Fixed issue of night mode causing issues with sRGBLauncher optimisations
>>Fixed issue of system reboot when setting wallpaper
>Fixed issue of system reboot when setting wallpaperFixed issue where setting of wallpaper doesn't work
>Fixed issue where setting of wallpaper doesn't workPrevent occasional Launcher crash
>Prevent occasional Launcher crash
>Removed extraneous wallpaper entry
>>Clock widget improvements
>Fixed bug where clock widget shows smaller after exit of a full-screen app
>>Dark theme improvements
>>Updated community app to 1.8
>>Other general bug fixes and optimisations