OnePlus 5 Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Official Update

After multiple beta updates in the previous weeks, OnePlus has finally launched OxygenOS 5, for its OnePlus 5 users, which is based on Google’s latest Android 8.0 Oreo.

Here is the official changelog of the company’s first official Android O OTA update for the OnePlus 5.

Updated to Android O (8.0)


  • Optimizations for Shelf
  • Now you can upload your photo through Shot on OnePlus


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  • New Camera UI design
  • Optimizations for photo quality
  • Added beauty effect for Portrait Mode


  • Added “Places” tab for viewing photos on a map


  • Added history feature


  • Added alarm calendar feature


  • Added Parallel Apps feature
  • New design for Quick Settings
  • New design for Lift up display
  • Added “Adaptive model” screen calibration
  • Optimizations for Wi-Fi
  • Optimizations for Battery Saver
  • Updated Android security patch to December

Similar to previous updates, OnePlus says that the OTA will be rolling out gradually, which will mean that it will be available to a small percentage of users starting this Christmas eve, and a broader rollout to all OnePlus 5 users can be expected in a few days. Users can manually check for the update by heading to Settings > About Phone > System Update or change their location via VPN to receive the update right away depending on the region.

Via: OnePlus Forums

This article was written by Heland Ortega, Junior Contributor of YugaTech. He is a graduate of Information Technology and Multimedia Arts at FEU Institute of Technology in where he is also now working as a full-time faculty. You can follow him at @helandortega.

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