OnePlus just rolled out Android 7.1.1 Nougat based Open Beta 4 and Open beta 13 updates for OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3. Earlier, we have posted similar guide for OnePlus 3T and now in this guide we are going to show you the step by step process to download and install the Android 7.1.1 Nougat open beta 13 on OnePlus 3. The update is available for all the users of OnePlus 3 who have already joined the beta update program and getting the updates regularly. If so, then you are going to receive the Open Beta 13 OTA update for OnePlus 3 anytime soon.
So what’s new this update wraps inside it, you can see below, the complete official change log for Open Beta 13. The Open Beta 13 for OnePlus 3 brings in tons of new features and the major improvement that is prominent in the update is the, new launcher app that supports app shortcuts for Android Nougat along redesigned launcher settings and the app drawer. Among other features that OnePlus has put in side Open Beta 13 update are, the availability of new status bar icon that shows network speed, Night mode that automatically turns on at night to reduce the blue light emission. The touch latency issues is addressed along EIS on camera for video recording.
The update is also live via OTA, follow the update via Settings > About device > System updates and perform a software update check. If you receive the OTA notification then download and install it on your device else you can follow the guide mentioned below to update Android 7.1.1 Nougat open beta 13 on OnePlus 3 via adb sideload. We have used the similar method for previous updates as well and now we are going to follow the same process.
How to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat Open beta 13 on OnePlus 3
Download and install latest USB drivers on PC. Here
Set up adb-fastboot drivers on PC by following this guide.
Process to install Open beta 13 on OnePlus 3 via ADB-Sideload
Download the Android 7.1.1 Open beta 13 for OnePlus 3 and transfer the downloaded zip file in a specific folder.
Now open the same folder press Shift+Right Click on any empty area in the folder then choose ‘Open command window here’.
Issue the following command to reboot your device into recovery mode
adb reboot recovery
Once in recovery mode, select ‘Install from USB’ and then type the following command to start the adb sideload process.
adb sideload ota.zip
The installation process will start and wait for it to complete. Once the process is completed simply type
That’s it! You have successfully installed Android 7.1.1 Nougat open beta 13 on your OnePlus 3.
Android 7.1.1 Nougat open beta 13 change log:
- All new launcher, added support for shortcuts on 7.1.1
- Redesigned app drawer
- Redesigned UI for launcher settings
- Added status bar icon option to display real time network speed
- Added Notification Denoising
- Added Gaming Do Not Disturb mode
- Added automatic Night Mode
- Added Secure Box for file encryption
- Optimized touch latency
- Optimized camera EIS for videos
- Improved contacts management with linking and merge functions
- Added quick pay option for India
- Bug fixes and general improvements
Download Android 7.1.1 Nougat open beta 13 for OnePlus 3. Here [1.45GB]