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Android P Beta Developer Preview 3 for OnePlus 6

  1. Manu J. Beta Program and Dev Relations Staff Member Jul 18, 2018

    Manu J., Jul 18, 2018 :
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    Hey everyone,

    Here is Android Developer Preview 3 for OnePlus 6.

    Changelog:
    • System
      • Updated Android security patch to 2018.7
      • Updated Google Mobile Services
      • Improved system stability
      • Fixed issue with hotspot functionality
    • Camera
      • Improved image quality
      • Fixed issue with watermark option functionality
    • Third-Party Apps
      • Improved camera functionality with third-party apps
      • Fixed compatibility issues with certain third-party apps
    Other known Issues
    • System
      • System stability and power consumption issues
    • Bluetooth
      • Compatibility issues with Bluetooth connectivity
    • Third-Party Apps
      • Some apps may not function as expected when running on this Developer preview release

    As the name suggests, this build of Android P is best suited for developers and early adopters. As it is still in an early stage of development, we do not recommend flashing this ROM if you have little to no experience in software development or flashing custom ROMs. Proceed at your own risk!

    Caution: You should understand the risk of BRICKING your phone, read the instructions carefully and be 100% sure of what you are doing, and please always backup your important data before flashing. You MUST have a PC with adb tools to go back to MP Oreo version.

    Please note: This instruction is only for OnePlus 6, and please make sure the battery level is above 30% and minimum 3GB of available storage space.

    MP version = Stable official version
    DP version = Developer Preview version


    I. Instruction of upgrading from MP version to DP version – Local Upgrade

    Upgrading process:
    Please note: This upgrade will clear all contents of the phone, please make sure to back up.

    1. Download the latest ROM upgrade package from the specified server.
    2. Copy ROM upgrade package to mobile phone storage.
    3. Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%.
    4. Press the power button and choose to shut down.
    5. Press the power button + volume down to enter recovery mode.
    6. Select Wipe data/factory reset, click power, select yes, confirm.
    7. Select Reboot system now.
    8. Update successfully.​

    II. Instruction of upgrading from DP version to DP version – Local Upgrade

    Upgrading process:
    Please note: We highly recommend backing up all your important personal data before continuing, even if a data wipe is not needed here.

    1. Download the latest ROM upgrade package from the specified server.
    2. Copy ROM upgrade package to mobile phone storage.
    3. Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%.
    4. Select Reboot system now.
    5. Update successfully.​

    III. Instructions of roll back from DP version to MP version – Local Rollback

    Rollback process:
    Please note: This upgrade will clear all contents of the phone, please make sure to back up.

    1. Settings –> System –> About phone –> Advance –> scroll to the bottom and tap Build number 5 times.
    2. Settings –> System –> Developer options –> Open "OEM unlocking".
    3. Download the ROM rollback package [HERE].
    4. Copy ROM rollback package to mobile phone storage root directory.
    5. Settings -> system updates -> top right corner icon -> local upgrade -> click on the installation package -> immediately upgrade -> system upgrade to 100%.
    6. Select Reboot system now.
    7. Update successfully.​

    Ready to get started on the Android P Beta? Download [HERE].

    Note:
    1. We have space to talk about Android P features, welcome to raise any related questions here: https://forums.oneplus.com/forums/android-p-beta-project/


    2. Please tell us if you're seeing an issue with our operating system, we will check that every day: https://forums.oneplus.com/feedback/ (remember to assign the category as OnePlus 6 with Android P)



    Never Settle.
     

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  2. Cheetosdust Starting Point Expert Jul 18, 2018


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  3. Salt505 Jelly Bean Jul 18, 2018

    Salt505, Jul 18, 2018 :
    Awesome! Thanks @Manu J.!
     

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  4. gaster KitKat Moderator Jul 18, 2018

    gaster, Jul 18, 2018 :
    Bring it on! Downloading. Thank you Manu!
     

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  5. MarkoBatrac Gingerbread Jul 18, 2018


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  6. Predict23 Honeycomb Jul 18, 2018


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  7. rodger_rulez Froyo Jul 18, 2018


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  8. helandortega Eclair Jul 18, 2018

    helandortega, Jul 18, 2018 :
    please confirm if Netflix app is already working on this update. thanks! i saw a thread that downloading the apk file from Netflix will work but I havent confirmed it

    can someone try it and confirm? will highly appreciate it. thanks
     

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  9. rollerk Eclair Jul 18, 2018


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  10. Moin2200 Jelly Bean Jul 18, 2018

    Moin2200, Jul 18, 2018 :
    Please let me know if this fixes Bluetooth.

    Also thanks manu!
     

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  11. Cheetosdust Starting Point Expert Jul 18, 2018

    Cheetosdust, Jul 18, 2018 :
    I will report back :)
     

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  12. thegreatv Gingerbread Jul 18, 2018


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  14. kinghaloman Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 18, 2018

    kinghaloman, Jul 18, 2018 :
    Someone please post screenshots of the UI and let me know of any changes compared to the last preview, thanks✌️
     

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  15. jcsnicker Eclair Jul 18, 2018


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  16. G_Tex_HE_YIT_ynOe Froyo Jul 18, 2018

    G_Tex_HE_YIT_ynOe, Jul 18, 2018 :
    Amazing thanks to OnePlus !
    Could you tell us if the Bluetooth connection and Netflix works on this preview please ?
    Thanks
     

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  17. Rogue8o8 Donut Jul 18, 2018

    Rogue8o8, Jul 18, 2018 :
    Looking at the change log... It may still have issues
     

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  18. G_Siddhant_Mayekar_RRFM Gingerbread Jul 18, 2018

  19. Dresa91 Oreo Jul 18, 2018

    Dresa91, Jul 18, 2018 :
    Op3/3T does not participate in the DP program...So there is no update.
    I hope I helped you:)
     

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  20. Rogue8o8 Donut Jul 18, 2018

    Rogue8o8, Jul 18, 2018 :
    The only reason I stopped using DP2 was the bad camera quality... I hope it has been fully resolved. Hopefully some of our members can give us some feedback. Then I'll surely flash this tonight... Need to backup 1st.
     

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