Oneplus is rolling out another iteration of Open Beta update for it’s OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. The updates are released as, Open Beta 12 for OnePlus 3 while Open Beta 3 for OnePlus 3T. The Open Beta updates brought the latest version of Android, Android 7.1.1 Nougat along tons of new feature, improvements along bug fixes to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. Some of the main features that OnePlus put inside Open Beta updates are, new ‘Shot on OnePlus’ option in the Wallpapers menu. OnePlus has tweaked the Gallery as well, now it lets you hide your folder and files, photo editor app has been optimized with watermark and straightening features.
If you are already a beta tester then you are going to see the new OTA notification anytime soon. Go to Settings > About device > Check for the firmware availability, despite check for OTA if it says your device is up to date, then you need to follow the instructions below to update your device manually, where we have already managed to bring you the Open Beta 2 OTA zip for OnePlus 3T and Open Beta 11 OTA zip for OnePlus 3.
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How to install Open Beta 12 on OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 3 on OnePlus 3T
Before you begin:
Your device should have mini 60-70% of charge.
Backup important data
Install Open Beta 12 on OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 3 on OnePlus 3T via stock recovery
Download the firmware from the link below.
Transfer the downloaded OTA zip on the device storage
Reboot your device into recovery mode
Flash the firmware zip file
Wait for the process to complete
Once the process is completed, reboot your device.
Install Open Beta 12 on OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 3 on OnePlus 3T via ADB-Sideload
Set up adb-fastboot drivers on PC by following this guide.
Download the firmware file from the below link 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
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