OnePlus brings Android Pie to OnePlus 5 and 5T in open beta

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OnePlus brings Android Pie

Android 9.0 Pie comes to OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T in open beta. This open beta update brings the full global rollout closer for both devices, with features including the brand-new Android Pie UI, Android P gesture navigation, expanded accent color customizations and more.


A huge 92% of OnePlus 6 OxygenOS users have already taken advantage of the update since it was made available 2 months ago. Android 9.0 Pie is used on less than 0.01% of Android devices globally.

OnePlus is committed to giving users the best possible experience, consistently delivering software updates for two years after the launch of a device, and security updates for an additional year after that.

Improvements include:



  • Updated system to Android 9.0 Pie
  • Brand new UI for Android Pie
  • Brand new navigation gestures (this is only for OnePlus 5T)
  • Updated Android security patch to 2018.11
  • Optimizations for background app process handling

Do Not Disturb mode

  • New Do Not Disturb mode with adjustable settings


  • UI Improvements for emergency rescue
  • Optimized UI for speed dial and calling interface
  • Now able to assign a specific SIM for a specific contact or group of contacts when using dual SIM

Parallel Apps

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


  • Now able to switch dynamically to your current location
  • Display more suggestions when the search function is used
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the app from refreshing when the location is changed
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in some users being unable to find certain locations
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