OnePlus 6 OxygenOS Open Beta 3 update brings fixes, new features

After the roll out of open beta 2 based on the latest Android 9.0 (Pie), OnePlus a few days back rolled out third open beta update which brings fixes to ambient display, face unlock, fingerprint scanner and brings a new feature to launch google assistant or any other app by holding the power button for 0.5 seconds. The update also brings support for more Parallel apps and OnePlus Switch 2.1 with new features.


  • Fixed stability issues with ambient display
  • Improved stability for face unlock and fingerprint scanner
  • Added support to launch google assistant or other third party assistant app by holding power button for 0.5 seconds

Parallel Apps

  • Added support for more apps (Telegram ,Discord,IMO, Uber, OLA) in parallel APPS

OnePlus Switch v2.1.0

  • Added manual connection method if unable to connect switch with QR code on the old device
  • Supported backup and recovery for application data including home screen, lock screen and APP layout
  • Bug fixes and support for more Android models

Known Issues

  • Some applications may not function as expected when running on this beta version
  • Google Pay service is not working

OnePlus said that some third-party applications may not function as expected when running on this beta version and also said that Google Pay service is still not working.


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