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5 OxygenOS tips and tricks you may have forgotten about

Between Samsung’s fully loaded OneUI and the largely no-frills stock interface, OxygenOS sits right in the middle with its more judicious take on Android. OnePlus’ software skin doesn’t feel overstuffed with pointless features and manages to hit the right note — one of the reasons many of us would pick it any day over something as cluttered as MIUI. But OxygenOS still looks to be all over the place, with many of its handy tricks scattered across the Settings app, buried deep under layers of sub-sections —  keeping them out of sight.

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OnePlus 6 and 6T pick up DC dimming in Oxygen OS Open Beta 23

The OnePlus 6 and 6T just picked up a new Open Beta release, and while the changelog is pretty lean, there is one slick new feature coming to the pair of phones: DC dimming. In case you aren't aware, the AMOLED display in the phones used something called PWM (pulse-width modulation) to control brightness, which quickly flickers it on and off faster than we can see to approximate different brightness levels. If you're among those with a sensitivity to PWM, this is great news.

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