OnePlus 3T Stories November 19, 2019

The October 2019 security patch is the final update for OnePlus 3/3T

After three years of regular security updates and patches, the OnePlus 3/3T is now receiving its final update in the form of the October 2019 security patch.

OnePlus 3T Stories May 22, 2019

While Android Q is just a couple of short months from being publicly available, but Android Pie is still making its way to plenty of devices. Today, OnePlus is rolling out Android Pie to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T after a few months of beta testing.

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OnePlus 3T Stories May 7, 2019

OnePlus 3/3T second Android Pie beta update rolling out now bringing key bug fixes

The OnePlus 3 and 3T might finally have a full-fat taste of Pie on the horizon as OnePlus is now rolling out the second Android Pie Community beta to devices enrolled in the program.

OnePlus 3T Stories April 17, 2019

OnePlus 3/3T gets first open beta for Android Pie, now available for download

The long-awaited Android Pie open community beta for OnePlus 3 and 3T is now available for owners to download and install.

OnePlus 3T Stories April 5, 2019

Chinese OnePlus 3/3T devices receiving first Android Pie beta

OnePlus has provided support for its entire ‘flagship killer’ lineup for some time, and confirmed that the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T would eventually jump straight to Android Pie sometime in the future.

OnePlus 3T Stories March 22, 2019

Oxygen OS Android Pie closed beta registration is now open for OnePlus 3/3T

Just yesterday we reported that a beta test of the Chinese equivalent of Oxygen OS — Hydrogen OS — with Android Pie was currently underway. Well, if you are a OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T owner you can rejoice, as you can now apply to be part of a closed beta test of Android Pie.

OnePlus 3T Stories March 21, 2019

Android Pie for OnePlus 3/3T being tested in China, global rollout likely very soon

The ongoing Android Pie update saga for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T might finally be drawing to a close. This comes as the company has now recruited Chinese testers for its HydrogenOS fork of Android Pie.

OnePlus 3T Stories July 30, 2018

OnePlus is one of the better Android OEMs when it comes to software updates, but it hasn’t always had the best track record when it comes to supporting its older devices. Today, OnePlus is confirming an Android P update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T.

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OnePlus 3T Stories June 28, 2018

Updates on Android are a travesty at times, but OnePlus is one of the few OEMs that manage a decent track record. Today, the company is announcing a commitment to updates with a new maintenance schedule.

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OnePlus 3T Stories May 25, 2018

OnePlus 3/3T pick up Face Unlock, May security patch in latest OxygenOS update

OnePlus is one of the few companies doing a decent job updating their devices. Now, the OnePlus3 and OnePlus 3T are picking up new security patches and features in a new update.

OnePlus 3T Stories November 19, 2017

When OnePlus announced its latest flagship this past week, it stated that Android Oreo wouldn’t be coming to the 5 or the 5T officially until 2018. While unfortunate, it seems as though owners of older OnePlus devices, the 3 and 3T, are receiving the first official build of Oreo starting today…

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OnePlus 3T Stories September 7, 2017

OnePlus’ track record for software updates has been shaky, to say the least, with many owners of the OnePlus 2 and X still mourning the premature end of software updates for their devices. OnePlus previously announced that Android 8.0 Oreo would be coming to the OnePlus 3/3T by the end of the year, and it looks like that day is quickly approaching.

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OnePlus 3T Stories August 11, 2017

The OnePlus 3 and 3T are two of the most highly-regarded phones that OnePlus has released to date, and leading up to the announcement of the OnePlus 5, there was some concern surrounding whether or not OnePlus would actually continue to update its older hardware. Android O is still scheduled to be released for the OP3/3T, but according to a Q&A that OnePlus shared on its forums, you shouldn’t expect any major software updates following it..

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OnePlus 3T Stories June 29, 2017

Thanks to some sleuthing XDA members, we now know that some OnePlus 3T models — but not all — can enable a display mode that’s shipping as an official feature on the company’s new OnePlus 5. That new wide color gamut display option is called DCI-P3, and it’s been popularized as of late on flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S8, and the iPhone 7.

It turns out enabling it on OnePlus’ 2016 flagship, given your device happens to have the right display hardware, isn’t too difficult…

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OnePlus 3T Stories June 27, 2017

OnePlus held a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) yesterday as a way to answer questions from Android enthusiasts about its newest flagship: the OnePlus 5. While many inquired about the phone, others asked questions about when older devices would get upgraded. In response, a OnePlus representative has promised that the 3 and 3T will be updated to Android O “within this year.”

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OnePlus 3T Stories June 1, 2017

OnePlus brings a new ambient display, May security patch & an exclusive font to OnePlus 3T

OnePlus is pretty good about always working on updates for its smartphones and keeping its customers in the loop through betas. Today, the company has released yet another beta update for the OnePlus 3/3T and included in it are quite a few nice additions.

OnePlus 3T Stories May 31, 2017

In terms of bang for your buck, the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T were easily two of the strongest releases of the past year. However, the company has recently discontinued those devices to make room for the upcoming OnePlus 5. Now, we’re getting confirmation that the company won’t be leaving them behind, confirming Android O for both phones.

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OnePlus 3T Stories May 25, 2017

The OnePlus 3T was one of the better smartphones released in 2016, and it followed up on an equally excellent option in the OnePlus 3. Now, rumors and teasers are swirling regarding the company’s upcoming flagship, and the OnePlus 3T is making its way toward the chopping block.

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OnePlus 3T Stories May 9, 2017

OnePlus has officially discontinued the OnePlus 3T with 128GB of storage [Update]

The OnePlus 3T is a spectacular phone for its price point, offering up specifications that some phones twice its price don’t offer. One of those specs is the storage, which tops out at 128GB on the 3T. Or, it did at least…

OnePlus 3T Stories May 2, 2017

OnePlus 3/3T users pick up UI refreshes and Bluetooth optimizations in latest beta update

OnePlus is traditionally pretty good at keeping its devices updated when it comes to optimizations and features, even if it’s a bit slow when it comes to major system upgrades. Today, the company is debuting yet another new beta update for OnePlus 3 and 3T users.

OnePlus 3T Stories April 7, 2017

Carl Pei says that OnePlus has finally fixed the OnePlus 3T’s input lag issue

There’s no doubt that the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T are great smartphones, especially for their cost. However, there has been one constant issue on these devices that soured the experience to a degree — touch latency. According to the company’s co-founder, Carl Pei, this issue has finally been fixed.

OnePlus 3T Stories March 28, 2017

The Midnight Black OnePlus 3T is now available for $479

After announcing a black version of the OnePlus 3T in collaboration with colette, OnePlus recently announced plans to launch a limited edition “Midnight Black” variant of the phone, and today, that new variant is up for sale…

OnePlus 3T Stories March 22, 2017

Just a couple of days ago, OnePlus launched a very (very) limited edition of its 3T flagship smartphone, which was only available for 250 lucky individuals who happened to be in Paris and willing to go to the Colette retail store.

Now, the firm is making it a little easier to get your hands on it…

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OnePlus 3T Stories March 15, 2017

OnePlus introduces all-black OnePlus 3T made with fashion brand colette

Rumors of some kind of forthcoming all-black OnePlus announcement surfaced earlier this month, and now we know what it is. The Chinese maker of high-value smartphones has announced a new color variant of its OnePlus 3T flagship made in collaboration with colette, a french fashion brand…

OnePlus 3T Stories February 10, 2017

You can now pre-order a 128GB Gunmetal OnePlus 3T

Last year OnePlus jumped ahead on its release cycle by a few months with the OnePlus 3T, a slight upgrade over the previous OnePlus 3 with revised specs and minor improvements across the board. Along with that came a new 128GB model, but so far, it’s never been available for purchase. Now, though, that variant is available for pre-order.

OnePlus 3T Stories January 24, 2017

PSA: OnePlus 3T is now available for immediate shipping

It’s not secret that OnePlus has had a hard time shipping its phones over the years, but today marks one of the brief moments in time when you can actually navigate to the company’s website, click a few buttons, and actually have their newest device ready to ship to your home within a day or two. The OnePlus 3T, in its 64GB Gunmetal variant, is now available…

OnePlus 3T Stories January 18, 2017


I’ve had the OnePlus 3T for about a month now, but there’s one flaw with this otherwise awesome phone that I just can’t get over. As you may have heard before, the phone has a touch latency issue. It’s not terrible — definitely not as bad as some of the bottom-of-the-line Android phones you might be familiar with. But it’s enough of an annoyance that I — and plenty of others — notice it every day.

And while OnePlus told us last month that the phone would be getting some “optimizations” relating to its touch latency with the release of OxygenOS 4.0 (which brought Android Nougat), we can’t really tell if there is any improvement in the new version. So we thought we’d bring it up again…

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OnePlus 3T Stories December 31, 2016


Earlier this year, we received word from OnePlus that they planned to get Nougat onto the OnePlus 3 and 3T before the end of the year. As we quickly approached the New Year, many became skeptical that this deadline would be met. Now, on the last day of 2016, Carl Pei, Co-founder of OnePlus, has announced that they will begin rolling out a stable build of OxygenOS 4.0 (Nougat) later tonight…

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OnePlus 3T Stories December 19, 2016


The Galaxy Note 7 was discontinued over two months ago, but we still talk about it a lot for good reason, there are still quite a lot of them out there. Just last month Samsung confirmed that 90% of Note 7s had been taken off the market, but that last 10% is still a lot of phones. In fact, it’s so many that it still outnumbers the total sales of some other smartphones which are still available.

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OnePlus 3T Stories December 14, 2016

OnePlus 3T updated with optimizations and bug fixes, still no Nougat in sight

Shortly after its release last month, OnePlus has just updated the OnePlus 3T with a new build of OxygenOS, version 3.5.4. The new update, much to the dismay of many OnePlus fans, is not Nougat, but it does bring a handful of important bug fixes and optimizations.

OnePlus 3T Stories December 1, 2016


In my eyes, there are two standout Android phones for the second half of this year, and they serve slightly different target markets. The OnePlus 3T, the revamped version of the Chinese company’s OnePlus 3, brings a lot of high-powered specifications in an affordable package that’s super developer- and tinker-friendly and well-designed. The Google Pixel (XL, in this case), on the other hand, is a device that is similarly well-designed, but higher-priced, has compromises and is aimed at the average consumer — the kind of person who couldn’t care less about specs.

The problem is that a lot of people fall in between these two categories. They want a consumer-friendly phone that “just works”, and they also want a phone that has all the bells and whistles. They want a phone with a great camera and great battery life, but they also want a phone that they can tinker to their heart’s content and has as few compromises as possible at the lowest price-point possible. If you’re that person, you’re not going to go wrong with either of these choices. But let’s take a look real quick at the differences between the two phones if you still can’t decide.

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OnePlus 3T Stories November 30, 2016


There’s no doubt that the OnePlus 3 and recently announced OnePlus 3T are among the best bang-for-your-buck Android smartphones on the market today, but they aren’t without issues. As owners have noticed over the past few weeks, both devices have poor touch latency. Now, Carl Pei, one of the company’s founders, has responded to those complaints.

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OnePlus 3T Stories November 27, 2016

Android Basics: How to turn on dark mode on the OnePlus 3 and 3T

Depending on your preference, you might like the look of dark themes instead of the default light themes within applications. With the OnePlus 3 and 3T, you can enable a system-wide dark mode…

OnePlus, in ‘Never Settle’ fashion, unboxes the OnePlus 3T in a fighter jet [Video]

Smartphone manufacturers — and, in some cases, even the cellular carriers that sell their phones — have started doing unboxings in recent years, and this latest one comes from OnePlus. In this unboxing — which, in reality, is mostly just an ad — the Chinese company sends someone up in a fighter jet to unbox the phone hundreds of feet above the ground…

Android Basics: How to change the battery icon on the OnePlus 3 and 3T

People love their OnePlus devices in large part because of the amount of customization they can accomplish without having to root or modify their handset. One of these small system tweaks is being able to choose from four different battery icons right out of the box…

OnePlus 3T Stories November 26, 2016

Android Basics: How to setup secondary actions on the capacitive buttons on the OnePlus 3 and 3T

OnePlus offers a lot when it comes to customizing the 3 and 3T. Building on top of the ability to enable either on-screen or capacitive navigation buttons, OnePlus allows you to add additional actions behind the Home, Recents, and Back buttons…

Android Basics: How to switch the placement of the recents and back buttons on the OnePlus 3 and 3T

If you choose to use your OnePlus 3 and or 3T with on-screen navigation buttons, you can swap the placement of the Back and Recents buttons so that they are in the same order as those on the Samsung Galaxy S7

OnePlus 3T Stories November 25, 2016

Android Basics: How to toggle on and off on-screen navigation buttons on the OnePlus 3 and 3T

One of the unique features found on the OnePlus 3 and 3T is the option to either use on-screen buttons like those found on the Pixel or capacitive buttons which can free up some space on your screen…

Android Basics: How to enable gestures on the OnePlus 3 and 3T

While OEMs like LG allow you to double-tap on their device’s screens to unlock them, OnePlus has built in functionality to launch and control different features on their phones…

OnePlus 3T Stories November 24, 2016

Android Basics: How to take a screenshot on the OnePlus 3 and 3T

OnePlus has just released the OnePlus 3T, which is the successor to the company’s previous flagship device. Although the changes are minimal and mainly  spec update, it is important to still know some of the basic functionality of the smartphone if you happen to pick one up…

OnePlus 3T Stories November 22, 2016

PSA: The OnePlus 3T is now available for purchase starting at $439

Last week OnePlus made it’s latest smartphone, the OnePlus 3T, official. As an upgrade to the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 3T brings along some minor spec upgrades and a slightly higher price tag. Starting today, it’s available for purchase for the first time.

OnePlus 3T Stories November 17, 2016


Following OnePlus’ announcement on Monday of the OnePlus 3T, it was unclear if the company was planning to keep both models and offer flagships at two pricing tiers, or if it was planning to fully replace the OnePlus 3 with the OnePlus 3T. Now the company has confirmed that it’s the latter…

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OnePlus 3T Stories November 16, 2016


Just yesterday OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 3T, an updated version of the already-pretty-impressive OnePlus 3. It brings an updated processor, extra storage, a new color variant, and a handful of other improvements. One of those was a larger battery. The larger 3,400 mAh battery adds a little extra stamina to the phone, but also extends the charging time ─ or at least, that’s how it’s supposed to work.

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OnePlus 3T Stories November 15, 2016


We’ve been hearing rumors about an updated OnePlus 3 variant for weeks now and even caught a leak on the company’s website earlier today. Now, OnePlus has just made its latest smartphone, the OnePlus 3T, official…

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Just ahead of the official announcement, the OnePlus 3T has leaked out via the company’s website (since pulled). As expected, OnePlus’ latest smartphone is nothing more than a slight upgrade on the current model…

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