Latest Open Beta update brings Gaming Mode 3.0 and Selfie Portrait Mode to OnePlus 5 & 5T

by Habeeb Onawole 0

Just last week, OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T owners received a stable update that brought support for Project Treble. The latest open beta update for both phones brings more exciting features stable users should eagerly anticipate.

Oxygen OS Beta OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T

According to the changelog for the OnePlus 5’s Open Beta 17 and the OnePlus 5T’s Open Beta 17, owners will now be able to take portrait photos with the front-facing camera just like the OnePlus 6. The update also brings Gaming Mode 3.0 which has new features such as a text notification mode and call suspension notification. Below is the complete changelog:


  • Added Toast message source for Toast messages sent by background apps
  • Added description about sleep standby optimization when the function is turned on for the first time
  • Optimized background power consumption control
  • Fixed call recording issue in India
  • Updated Android security patch to 2018.8


  • Added portrait mode for the front camera

Gaming mode 3.0

  • Added call suspension notification
  • Added text notification mode
  • UI and interaction optimization


  • Hourly weather forecast
  • 8 units of meteorological data including precipitation probability and
  • Perceived temperature
  • Improved weather data accuracy


  • New OxygenOS UI
  • Optimized process for sharing notes as an image

Oneplus Switch

  • UI optimization

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The stable update that brings these new features may be released before the end of September along with the month’s security patch.

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