OnePlus 6 receiving Android Pie-based OxygenOS Open Beta 2 update; All you need to know

by Simran Singh 0

OnePlus 6 OxygenOS Open Beta 2 update based on the Android 9.0 Pie is now available via OTA and direct download. It brings various new improvements and stability fixes along with the camera optimisations. Amid the rumors of OnePlus 6T, the Chinese company is working on the software updates for the old devices. The OxygenOS Open Beta first was released on September 3rd, and within the week, they have made Open Beta 2 available for the OnePlus 6.

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OnePlus 6 OxygenOS Open Beta 2  Changes

The new version of the OnePlus 6 OxygenOS Open Beta 2 has added improvements like better WiFi stability and less background power consumption with increased battery standby time. Further, camera app has been improved with optimised images captured from the front camera. OnePlus has done some design changes, they have added new UI for verification codes like OTP and added volume settings shortcut under the volume panel.

Apart from these changes, some bug fixes are also added that were mentioned by users in the community forums. OnePlus has fixed the touch latency issues while scrolling in the latest build. Still, third-party apps issue remains as OnePlus hasn’t submitted the beta ROM’s build fingerprint for certification with Google.

Here’s the official changelog:

System

  • Improved stability for Wi-Fi connection
  • Optimized background power consumption control
  • Optimization for the pocket mode to reduce accidental touches

Launcher

  • Optimized multi-tasking UI

Camera

  • Optimized image quality for the front camera

Known Issues

  • Third-Party Apps
    • Some applications may not function as expected when running on this beta version
  • Google Pay service is not working

Users who are already using the OxygenOS beta version will receive an update via OTA. Otherwise, there’s also a way to directly download the update and install it using our guide on how to install OxygenOS Beta on OnePlus 6.

Last week, they announced the first OxygenOS beta for OnePlus 6 with new User Interface based on Android P. There were many navigation and system improvements. It integrated OnePlus customisation features with the adjustable settings. Now, users can customise the color accent using the adjustable color palette.

We hope in the upcoming few days, OnePlus will release the stable build of OxygenOS for OnePlus 6.