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OnePlus 3 and 3T Now Receiving Android 7.1 Beta

OnePlus has announced the roll out of the first Android 7.1.1 Nougat beta for their 2016 flagships, the 3 and 3T. Alongside the OS version number upgrade which includes App Shortcuts and better battery management, OnePlus is adding a bunch of notable changes and additions which can be found below.

  • Upgraded to Android 7.1.1
  • New Shot on OnePlus wallpaper option
  • Gallery Improvements
    • New photo editor with watermark and photo straightening options
    • Newly added media will be highlighted in Photos section
    • Image location will be displayed on grid view
    • Media can be grouped by month and year
    • Folders and individual media can be hidden
  • General bug fixes

Known Issues and Fixes

  • Android pay not able to work on London TFL/Tube
    • This can be resolved by updating the app via Play store
  • Compatibility issues with certain third party apps

For those of you already on the OxygenOS beta, you’re all set. Just search for the OTA to hit your 3 or 3T and tap download. If you aren’t on the beta, you’ll need to flash a factory image via ADB on your PC or Mac. You can find links to the images and instructions below.


Max Buondonno is a technology enthusiast who has been working as a journalist in this industry for more than two years. He has grown up in the age where everyone has a smartphone which has influenced his decision to become a professional technology writer, his passion in life. He's dipped his toes in the development of websites, while you can ask him anything about Apple, Google, or Microsoft and he's bound to give you an answer. He's reachable on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and email.

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