OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings Face Unlock, Airtel VoLTE support and more

OnePlus has released new Oreo-based open betas (Beta 21 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 30 for OnePlus 3) that brings several new features including support for the most expected Face Unlock feature that the company had been teasing  it last month. The update also brings VoLTE support for Airtel users in India in select cities where it is available, several features in launcher, adds OnePlus Switch backup and restore apps and more. Check out the changelog below.


  • Launcher Updated to v2.3
  • Drawer categories
    • You can see new categories when using the search icon in the drawer
  • Auto folder tagging
    • When you add applications that are similar, our system will help you automatically name the new folder you created
  • Dynamic Icon for Clock
    • The Clock icon is now dynamic
  • Notification dot optimization
    • The Blue notification dots present to notify you of a newly installed app will now be removed automatically after 15 days
  • Launcher usage tips improved
    • We’ve added some new helpful tips for first use of the launcher


  • Support for Airtel VoLTE in India
  • Face Unlock function added
  • Added OnePlus Switch application for backup & restore
    • We’ve added the new OnePlus switch app so moving your information to a new OnePlus device will be easier than ever
  • Other bug fixes and optimizations

Known issues:

  • Airtel VoLTE feature may not work (have coverage) in some areas
  • Some third party camera applications may not fully work with this update

The update is about 223MB in size for the 3 and 227MB for the 3T. If you’ve already flashed a previous Open Beta build, you will receive this update via OTA. If you haven’t, you will need to flash this manually by downloading it from


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