Android 8.0 Oreo update arrives to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

By | November 20, 2017


Android’s latest OS update, Android 8.0 start releasing for the high-end non-Google smartphones. Google has released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Google based smartphones including the new Pixel and Google smartphones. Recently, the Essential phone gets the Oreo beta update on the phone. Now, OnePlus has also confirmed that the Oreo update is now available for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphone. 



OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T are one of the most popular phones from OnePlus giant. The giant has recently released its much awaited, OnePlus 5T smartphone in the technology market which would also be running on an Android 8.0 Oreo update. This is the last firmware update released for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. The phones will not get any official update by now.

On Sunday, the China based electronic brand, OnePlus pushed a new Android 8.0 Oreo update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphone over-the-air. The new update opted a staged roll out though, so it will take a few days to reach out to your smartphone. Being an over-the-air update, you will receive a proper notification on your phone’s display regarding this update. So you need not to worry about the update as you would see the push notification on the display.



The Internet reports are claiming that the update is rolling out to all the models of the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphone’s all the variants. You will be able to get this update for all the variants if you live in the United States. It is still unclear whether the update is releasing based on Geo-location or not.

The OTA update is live on various OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones and many owners of these phones have already tested out this OS on their respective phones. The new update brings OxygenOS 5.0 to the phone. The new Oreo update brings a lot of new feature to your device as people are claiming that the Oreo update is the most advanced Android update till date.

The new Android 8.0 Oreo update brings Program-in-Picture (PiP) with a brand new notification channel to view notification with a better way. The new update also brings parallel apps, this tool lets you run sandboxed version of an application to run multiple applications on the phone. You can use WhatsApp’s two accounts and other app’s two accounts with this tool.

Apart from this, the new update also brings auto fill function to fill out the forms automatically. It also brings new smart text selection feature with new quick settings design. And of course, it has an updated security patch for the November month. The new security patch offers more security to your device from the threats and hackers.

The new Android Oreo update brings an updated Launcher with added notification dots. The launcher also brings new app folder design.

Being the last firmware update, Android 8.0 Oreo is pretty exciting and advanced for the new users. There are people who have planned to upgrade their device, however this new Oreo update will make them feel like using an all new smartphone as it brings a whole new environment to your phone. The phones will receive firm’s security updates on a regular basis so you don’t need to worry about the security of your phone.

If you don’t see any push notification on your phone’s display after a couple of days, you can even check for the new updates manually. Just go to the Settings menu and scroll down till the end, you could see About Phone option there. Select this option and then click on to the Check for update option. The phone will itself check for the new update, if there is any new update available for your device it will show you there. You can manually download and update your phone from there.