OnePlus 5 Stories June 11, 2020

Google Stadia now officially supports OnePlus 5, 6, and 7 series smartphones

Google Stadia now works with any Android smartphone, at least in an “experimental” state. However, adding to the list of officially supported devices, Google Stadia now supports just about every OnePlus smartphone.

OnePlus 5 Stories May 26, 2020

Even after launching with Android Nougat, the stable Android 10 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 5 and 5T.

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OnePlus 5 Stories May 19, 2020

OxygenOS Android 10 Open Beta 3 rolls out for OnePlus 5/5T w/ camera boosts, more

As the full release of the Android 10 update for OnePlus 5 and 5T handsets draws nearer, the latest OxygenOS Open Beta 3 is now rolling out with fixes and improvements in tow.

OnePlus 5 Stories May 4, 2020

The second OxygenOS Open Beta based upon Android 10 is now available for the OnePlus 5 and 5T, just days after the first beta was released for the former flagships.

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OnePlus 5 Stories April 27, 2020

Finally, after being announced alongside the OnePlus 7T series, the Android 10 Open Beta 1 is now available for the OnePlus 5 and 5T.

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OnePlus 5 Stories March 11, 2020

OxygenOS 9.0.11 rolling out for OnePlus 5/5T w/ February 2020 patch, bug fixes

The OnePlus 5 and 5T don’t get updates as often as they once did, but the duo of 2017 handsets are now receiving the OxygenOS 9.0.11 OTA update.

OnePlus 5 Stories January 9, 2020

OxygenOS 9.0.10 rolling out for OnePlus 5/5T w/ December 2019 patch, bug fixes

Despite still waiting for the Android 10 update, the OnePlus 5 and 5T are now receiving the stable OxygenOS 9.0.10 update.

OnePlus 5 Stories October 17, 2019

OxygenOS 9.0.9 OTA rolling out now for the OnePlus 5/5T w/ October 2019 patch

For holdouts on the OnePlus 5 and 5T, we have good news as the OxygenOS 9.0.9 OTA is now rolling out for both devices.

OnePlus 5 Stories October 11, 2019

Android 10’s rollout is one of the fastest we’ve seen, and today OnePlus confirmed a further rollout to some older devices. Starting later this month, the OnePlus 6 and 6T, OnePlus 5 and 5T will get Android 10 updates.

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OnePlus 5 Stories September 25, 2019

Android 10 could come to OnePlus 6/6T in late October, OnePlus 5/5T Q2 2020

While the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are enjoying Android 10 as you read this, OnePlus 6/6T and OnePlus 5/5T will no doubt be wondering when the OS overhaul reaches their phones.

OnePlus 5 Stories July 23, 2019

Oxygen OS 9.0.7 coming to OnePlus 5/5T w/ screen recorder, Fnatic mode, more

Owners of the OnePlus 5 and 5T can rejoice, as the latest stable Oxygen OS 9.0.7 update is now rolling out with some notable and solid additions while also including the June 2019 patch.

OnePlus 5 Stories June 26, 2019

Final OnePlus 5/5T open betas now rolling out w/ Zen Mode, more

The OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are now receiving the final OxygenOS open betas in the form of Open Beta 35 and 33 for the two phones, respectively.

OnePlus 5 Stories June 13, 2019

Latest OxygenOS Open beta adds Fnatic mode, Digital Wellbeing, more to OnePlus 5/5T, 6/6T

The OxygenOS Open Beta program proves to be one of the best for bringing new features to a wide product line. The latest of these OxygenOS betas are now rolling out to OnePlus 5/5T and 6/6T devices with a ton of new additions including Fnatic mode.

OnePlus 5 Stories May 24, 2019

Android Q is heading to OnePlus 5/5T, OnePlus 7 Pro features heading to 6/6T

Android Q is officially heading to OnePlus 5 and 5T devices with no solid ETA being touted by OnePlus.

OnePlus 5 Stories May 21, 2019

OnePlus confirms Zen Mode and Screen Recorder coming to OnePlus 5/5T, 6/6T

Two neat new features to come exclusively to the OnePlus 7 Pro were the new native Screen Recorder and the mindfulness-based Zen Mode. They were so coveted in fact that users decided they wanted the new features on their older OnePlus devices.

OnePlus 5 Stories May 1, 2019

Latest OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 5/5T and OnePlus 6/6T brings new system update UI, quick reply improvements, and more

For anyone enrolled in the OxygenOS Open Beta for their OnePlus 5/5T or OnePlus 6/6T, the latest update should bring some interesting new changes for all four handsets.

OnePlus 5 Stories April 29, 2019

OxygenOS 9.0.5 for OnePlus 5/5T brings April patch, Phone and video calling fixes

OxygenOS 9.0.5 is now available for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T users, with this stable update bringing a few minor tweaks and fixes alongside the April 2019 security patch.

OnePlus 5 Stories April 16, 2019

Latest OxygenOS Open Beta adds parking location feature, April patch for OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, 6T users

The latest OxygenOS Open Beta update for the OnePlus 5/5T, OnePlus 6/6T is now rolling out to those already enrolled on the beta program.

OnePlus 5 Stories March 27, 2019

OnePlus 5/5T and 6/6T Oxygen OS open betas bring improved photo editor, weather app, UI improvements

The latest Oxygen OS open beta program update for the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T bring an array of software enhancements and improvements alongside some neat tweaks.

OnePlus 5 Stories March 12, 2019

OnePlus 6/6T and 5/5T OxygenOS open betas add March security patches w/ further group SMS features

The OxygenOS open beta program is a great way for the company to tweak and adjust parts of the OS and simultaneously gather plenty of real-world user feedback. Now the latest OxygenOS open betas have been released for the OnePlus 6/6T and 5/5T.

OnePlus 5 Stories March 1, 2019

OxygenOS 9.0.4 OTA for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T brings Google Duo integration

The OxygenOS 9.0.4 OTA for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T comes with the recently announced deeper integration with Google Duo for video calling.

OnePlus 5 Stories January 2, 2019

Oxygen OS OTA for OnePlus 6 adds Bluetooth EQ, Nightscape improvements, OnePlus 5, 5T get improved Wi-Fi

The latest Oxygen OS OTAs are rolling out for the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 6. Oxygen OS 9.0.3 for the OnePlus 6 includes a host of performance improvements including camera fixes and a new Bluetooth equalizer.

OnePlus 5 Stories December 26, 2018

OnePlus is on the short list of Android OEMs who have pushed out updates to Android Pie. Today, though, the OnePlus 5 and 5T are getting final, stable updates to Android Pie via OTA.

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OnePlus 5 Stories December 20, 2018

OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T get first Android Pie beta build update

It really wasn’t all too long ago that OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T users finally got a taste of Android Pie via the beta program. Both devices though should be getting a new update that adds the December security patch alongside a few bug fixes and stability improvements.

OnePlus 5 Stories November 14, 2018

Android Pie update for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T now rolling out in China

If you are a OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5T user stuck on Android Oreo, then you need not worry about your piece of Android Pie. OnePlus has begun rolling out Android Pie beta builds to the 5 and 5T in China, with a worldwide download option likely coming imminently.

OnePlus 5 Stories July 17, 2018

OnePlus puts out new beta updates on a pretty regular basis, and these often include handy new features. With its latest betas, the company is focusing in on camera improvements for the OnePlus 5, 5T, and 6.

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OnePlus 5 Stories July 4, 2018

Project Treble means a lot to the future of Android updates, but older devices don’t always support it. This week OnePlus is officially adding Treble support to the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T.

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OnePlus 5 Stories July 3, 2018

Early OnePlus 6 prototypes show off crazy colors and that time the headphone jack almost disappeared

The OnePlus 6 arrived on the market just a few weeks ago, and this week, a gorgeous new red color was announced. Before settling on the final design for the OnePlus 6, it turns out the company played around with some pretty crazy concepts…

OnePlus 5 Stories May 15, 2018

OnePlus 5/5T beta update delivers May security patch, group MMS support, bug fixes

Updates as a whole in the Android space have been in a bad spot for a long time, but one company that’s done a decent job has been OnePlus. Today, the company has launched new beta updates for last year’s OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T.

OnePlus 5 Stories February 24, 2018

Shortly after the OnePlus 5T began to ship late last year, customers noticed that neither the 5 or 5T could stream Netflix in HD. Thankfully, OnePlus is fixing this issue with an update, but it can only be done if you mail your handset back to OnePlus…

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OnePlus 5 Stories January 3, 2018

OnePlus 5’s Android Oreo rollout halted due to bugs as Face Unlock arrives in Open Beta

The OnePlus 5 was one of our favorite phones of 2017, and its brother, the OnePlus 5T, brings even more to the table. However, the OnePlus 5 was first to Oreo, but now, that rollout is being stopped…

OnePlus 5 Stories December 26, 2017

While fingerprint sensors are still the main option for using biometrics to unlock your phone in today’s market, the debut of the iPhone X means that using your face to unlock will be the next big trend. With the debut of the OnePlus 5T, the company added “Face Unlock,” and it’s now bringing that same tech to the OnePlus 5.

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OnePlus 5 Stories November 25, 2017

When OnePlus unveiled the 5T, the company announced that neither of its 2017 flagship smartphones would officially get Oreo until early next year. Thankfully, OnePlus did say that it planned to release Oreo in beta sometime in November. The company kept its promise and is now allowing OnePlus 5 owners to join the Open Beta Program and manually sideload the first beta Oreo build…

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OnePlus 5 Stories November 21, 2017

Yes, the OnePlus 5 will be discontinued once stock runs out

After a mid-cycle release in 2016, it came as no surprise when OnePlus unveiled the 5T last month as a follow-up to the OnePlus 5. With minimal changes, though, many have been curious what will happen to the original, and yes, it’s going to be discontinued.

OnePlus 5 Stories November 16, 2017

OnePlus 5 will get an Android Oreo beta program in November, final OTA in early 2018

During today’s OnePlus 5T reveal, the company also gave us an update on when to expect the arrival of Android Oreo on its previous flagship, the OnePlus 5.

OnePlus 5 Stories November 10, 2017

We’re less than a week away from the official unveiling of the OnePlus 5T, and while we’ve been hearing an increasing amount of rumors about the handset, nothing beats an unboxing of an unannounced smartphone. Thanks to what might have been an accidental upload, we now know what the 5T looks like in detail and have confirmed specs…

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OnePlus 5 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 5 Stories August 29, 2017

Students can take 10% off the OnePlus 5 and all OnePlus accessories

Just like many other companies, OnePlus has announced it will offer students a discount when purchasing its products. This 10 percent discount can be used when purchasing a OnePlus 5 which is great for those looking for a great new back-to-school smartphone…

OnePlus 5 Stories August 7, 2017

OnePlus 5: Now available in Soft Gold for a limited time for $479

OnePlus has been teasing a new color for to its OnePlus 5 flagship since last Wednesday, and today the company has officially unveiled just what that color is — a new Soft Gold option.

OnePlus 5 Stories August 4, 2017

OnePlus 5: OxygenOS 4.5.7 update pulled due to gaming performance issues

OnePlus started pushing out a new software update to the OnePlus 5 earlier this week, but unfortunately, it looks like that update is causing some problems for a number of people. Numerous OP5 owners reported gaming performance issues after downloading and installing the latest upgrade to OxygenOS 4.5.7, and as such, OnePlus has halted the new software’s rollout.

OnePlus 5 Stories August 2, 2017

If you were to purchase a OnePlus 5 right now, you’ll find Slate Gray and Midnight Black for your color options. Although both finishes look nice, they’re extremely similar to one another. Thankfully, we might soon see a fresh coat of paint coming to OnePlus’ latest flagship offering.

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OnePlus 5 Stories August 1, 2017

OnePlus 5 picks up 4K video stabilization and a new font in latest OxygenOS update

OnePlus has today released another software update for the OnePlus 5. Version 4.5.7 of OxygenOS is currently rolling out as an OTA to all users which includes a handful of bugfixes, enhancements, and a couple of new features too.

OnePlus 5 Stories July 25, 2017

Among other issues that have popped up on the phone, OnePlus faced a serious problem with the OnePlus 5 earlier this month. Users were reporting that the phone was rebooting when calling 911 (or other emergency numbers), and OnePlus was thankfully able to fix it. Today, the company has come out with an explanation on what was going on.

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OnePlus 5 Stories July 24, 2017

Update: OnePlus has reached out to let us know that “the notification is not an advertisement but rather a user survey to OnePlus 5 users.” We will let you decide whether you think it was just a simple survey or an advertisement.

If you didn’t get it from the headline, OnePlus 5 owners (including our own Hayato Huseman) have been reporting that the company that makes their phone is advertising the chance to win another one. This isn’t the first case of OnePlus doing this though, with some receiving push notifications promoting the then just released 5 in June

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OnePlus 5 Stories July 19, 2017

OnePlus will soon roll out an update to fix OnePlus 5’s 911 rebooting issue [Update]

Yesterday a user on Reddit reported that when they attempted to call an emergency number, their OnePlus 5 would reboot before the call was successfully made. OnePlus has now reached out to us to let us know that they have identified the issue and will roll out a software fix shortly…

OnePlus 5 Stories July 18, 2017

Following several other strange issues, another, potentially much bigger issue has just popped up with OnePlus 5 devices. First spotted by a Reddit user by the name of Nick, the OnePlus 5 currently has a bug that causes the phone to reboot whenever an emergency number is called.

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OnePlus 5 Stories July 7, 2017

OnePlus 5 6GB vs 8GB speed test shows minimal benefit for the top-tier model [Video]

One of the big selling points of the OnePlus 5 is the inclusion of a whopping 8GB of RAM. However, that spec will cost you as that model lands at $539. On the other hand, you can save a few bucks by opting for the model equipped with a still overkill 6GB of RAM. Do you lose much by opting for more affordable model? A new speed test aims to answer just that question.

OnePlus 5 Stories July 6, 2017

Due to the higher price of the OnePlus 5 compared to the company’s previous devices, OnePlus opted to market the smartphone primarily on one feature — the new camera. When marketing a phone on just one feature, it would only make sense to ensure that specific feature is topping the charts in the industry. Unfortunately for OnePlus, that’s not quite the case.

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