OnePlus 5/5T gets OxygenOS Open Beta with Zen Mode, new Weather app, more

OnePlus has released an OxygenOS Open Beta update for the OnePlus 5/5T, featuring Zen Mode, a new weather app, system improvements and more. The changelog is detailed on OnePlus forums. The update is available as an open beta download.

The changelog of the OxygenOS Open Beta 35 update for the OnePlus 5 and OxygenOS Open Beta 33 update for the OnePlus 5T has been shared on the official OnePlus forum. Most importantly Zen Mode allows users to switch off the screen activity and block notifications to get rid off users from the phone for a while. However, it’s around for 20 minutes. The feature was previously added in OnePlus 6 and 6T devices as well.

In addition, some of the bug fixes and system improvements also done with this update. New improved weather app offers better scrolling experience while switching between the pages. The multiple cities can now be arranged or deleted in the weather cards. When the GPS location is disabled, users can use this app without permission. The improved phone app offers better animation effects, searching contacts, and more.

OnePlus 5/5T gets OxygenOS Open Beta: Changelog

  • System
    • General bug fixes and stability improvements
  • Weather
    • Improved scrolling experience for switching between pages
    • Weather cards for multiple cities can now be rearranged or deleted by tapping and holding on them
    • The optimized user experience by allowing you to use this app while app permission to access GPS location is disabled
  • Phone
    • Improved animation effects when switching between pages
    • Improved experience with searching for contacts
    • Optimized Quick Responses for declined calls and supported editing Quick Responses
  • Zen Mode
    • Added Zen Mode helping you keep away from the screen and back to life for 20 minutes

OnePlus 5/5T gets OxygenOS Open Beta with Zen Mode, new Weather app, more

As the update is in the staged rollout process, it may take some time to receive on the OnePlus 5/5T devices completely. However, you can always check for the OTA updates manually from the device settings.

Ravis Sharma
Ravis Sharma
Ravis Sharma, a tech expert, simplifies complex Android topics, offering clear news coverage and user-friendly how-to guides.

Leave a Comment