OnePlus has announced that the Android 11 Developer Preview 3 is now available for download on the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Along with the regular bug fixes and updates, users who install the new Developer Preview 3 can get an early look OnePlus design refresh and features that’s coming in OxygenOS 11.
Some of the major changes in the Developer Preview 3 include:
- New visual design (including Weather app, Launcher, Gallery, Notes)
- New layout for more comfortable and convenient one-handed operation
- Always-on display function, including 11 new clock styles
- Live wallpaper that changes according to the time of day
- New OnePlus Sans font that improves readability
- Optimized Dark Mode, including the ability to automatically turn on and off and a shortcut in Quick Settings
- 3 new Zen Mode themes, more timing options, and new Group feature to let you experience Zen Mode with your friends
- New Gallery function that automatically creates a weekly story based on your photos and videos.
OnePlus has recognised known issues and will continue to work on them for the stable release. These issues include:
- Some third-party applications may not function as expected
- System stability issues
- Network stability issues in some scenarios
As always, Developer Previews are not meant to be installed on your primary device as they are often unstable and can even brick your smartphone. Be extremely careful before installing it and always keep a back of your files before flashing.
For links to download the Android 11 Developer Preview 3 on your OnePlus 8 series smartphone, click here.