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Incorrect OnePlus 8/8 Pro beta update wipes some phones by accident, but there’s a workaround

Incorrect OnePlus 8/8 Pro beta update wipes some phones by accident, but there’s a workaround

Not too long ago, OnePlus released the third Open Beta for the 8 and 8 Pro, bringing various bug fixes for the Ambient Display and Zen Mode and making Canvas compatible with the new always-on Ambient Display. Now a bug has surfaced that deletes user data from some people who have joined the beta program. It looks like some 8 and 8 Pro owners have received the stable build of Oxygen OS instead of the Open Beta 3, which leads to the data loss.

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Latest Open Betas for OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro play catch-up to previously pulled update

Latest Open Betas for OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro play catch-up to previously pulled update

Following the Open Beta 12 snafu, OnePlus is rolling out a new release for all of its 7-series phones from the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro to the 7T and 7T Pro. While release numbers vary — it's Open Beta 3 for the 7T and 7T Pro, and Open Beta 13 for the 7 and 7 Pro — changelogs for both this time around are identical, and the same as the previously pulled update.

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OnePlus 6 and 6T receive another Android 10 Open Beta after tricky stable rollout

OnePlus 6 and 6T receive another Android 10 Open Beta after tricky stable rollout

OnePlus usually provides its handsets with timely Android updates, though with the OnePlus 6 and 6T, it slipped up quite a bit. The devices got a stable Android 10 version in November, but the software turned out to be buggy, so OnePlus had to stop the rollout and started slowly pushing out a hotfix  — effectively leaving a majority of users on a four-month-old security patch level. It looks like the company is continuing to fix bugs and might be readying another stable point release soon as it has just launched Android 10 Open Beta 3 for the phones.

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OxygenOS Open Beta 3 brings face unlock to the OnePlus 5

OxygenOS Open Beta 3 brings face unlock to the OnePlus 5

A few days ago, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei announced that the OnePlus 5T's face unlock feature would arrive on the 5, "due to popular demand." The feature was not included in the phone's Oreo update, but it has now arrived in an OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 5.

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