OnePlus has started recruiting testers for OxygenOS 13 Closed Beta for the OnePlus 9R and OnePlus 8T users in India. This will allow the users to experience the latest version of OxygenOSin advance before the stable update is released. OnePlus states that it’ll be a short-term Closed Beta Program and focus on improving the upcoming Android 13-based OxygenOS 13 update for OnePlus 9R and OnePlus 8T users.
Changelog for the OxygenOS 13 Closed Beta program
As for the changes and new features, OxygenOS 13 will come with aquamorphic design, which is the most significant change in terms of UI. The other features include better HyperBoost for gaming, considerably better privacy, and more.
OxygenOS 13 Closed Beta for OnePlus 9R and OnePlus 8T will be available for a limited number of users. The number is 200 seats for the OnePlus 9R and OnePlus 8T handsets. This means that only the first 200 users will be able to join the Android 13 Closed Beta program. The OxygenOS 13 Closed Beta for OnePlus 9R and OnePlus 8T will be the first Android 13 for the device and minor issues can be accompanied by a few significant issues. In the coming months, OnePlus is expected to release an open beta program with better stability.
How to apply for the OxygenOS 13 Closed Beta program
If you’re a OnePlus 9R and OnePlus 8T user in India and wish to participate in the OxygenOS 13 Closed Beta, you’ll be able to apply for the beta program. For applying for the Android 13 Closed Beta, you should visit the beta application link and then fill in the required details. Once you’ve submitted the application, OnePlus will then verify it. If you successfully land one of the 200 sets, you’ll be receiving the update over the air. You can manually check for updates by heading over to Settings -> About device -> Up to date or Available Updates.