Get the new OnePlus 5T Sanstone White edition wallpaper

A new, “Sandstone White” version of the OnePlus 5T is coming, and it does indeed look sleek! And although you may not be able to get your hands on the phone right away, what you can do is get the cool, new wallpaper on your phone right now!

Yes, in usual OnePlus fashion, the Sandstone White edition of the OnePlus 5T comes packing its own wallpaper, and it’s not just any old background, but a work of art in and of itself! 
Created by graphic designer and illustrator Hampus Olsson—who is the artist behind the spectacular background …


OnePlus 5T in "Sandstone White" is now official, sales open on January 9th

After leaking out earlier today, the OnePlus 5T in a brand new color, “sandstone white” has just gone official on the company’s website.
The new OnePlus 5T finish pays tribute to the original OnePlus “sandstone” designs and has the same textured finish on its back that makes it different from all other phones out there. It is also looks very similar to the limited Star Wars edition 5T released exclusively to India earlier.

Interestingly, OnePlus seems to be drawing inspiration from the Pixel 2 XL “panda” look, as this newest 5T model has a similar white back …

New "Sandstone White" OnePlus 5T model surfaces

A new OnePlus 5T model is coming: a “sandstone white” version of the OnePlus 5T has leaked out on Chinese retailer JD.com and rumors say the company will officially unveil the phone on January 5th. Initially, the new model will likely be headed to China only and we do not know if and when OnePlus plans to bring this to Western markets.
The new OnePlus 5T in sandstone white pays tribute to the original OnePlus “sandstone” designs and features the same textured finish on its back that makes it different from all other phones out there.
Curiously, …

Sandstone OnePlus 5T gets a heartfelt teaser

Remember those rumors about a sandstone version of the OnePlus 5T? Well, they are 100% accurate, as OnePlus has just published a teaser that basically confirms the new device.

That unique texture that customers could enjoy when buying a sandstone smartphone seems to be very popular among OnePlus fans. To emphasize the passion built around this particular version of its products, OnePlus released a hearty teaser that reproduces some of the most endearing statements about the sandstone texture.

As expected, many customers bought their first OnePlus smartphone …

Global OxygenOS 5.0 OTA update for the OnePlus 5, based on Android 8.0, has been canceled

Late last month (which in turn makes it late last year), the OnePlus 5 received an OTA update that included OxygenOS 5.0. The latter is based on Android 8.0, thus giving owners of the device new capabilities like Picture-in-Picture, which allows you to watch videos while running an app in the background. Autofill completes blank fields based on how you filled out similar forms in the past. And Android Instant Apps lets you run an app from your browser without stopping to install it on your phone.

Other features that come with the update include a revised camera UI for the OnePlus 5, a new …

New OnePlus Switch app allows users to migrate data to a new OnePlus smartphone

OnePlus continues make some of its apps available separate downloads in order to be able to update them faster and more often. After launching several of its own apps in the Google Play Store, the company announced a new way to easier transfer all your data from a device to a new OnePlus smartphone.

The new OnePlus Switch application is compatible with just about any smartphone that runs Android 5.0 or higher and allows users to migrate all of their data including contacts, messages, and photos stored on the previous device to a new OnePlus smartphone.

For …

Is a Sandstone OnePlus 5T coming on January 5?

A few days ago we mentioned that OnePlus could be prepping a snazzy Sandstone finish version of its recent OnePlus 5T flagship and it could be due out January 5.

This got revealed a while ago thanks to a Weibo post which features a promotional poster stating that “The classic returns”, followed by a stylized schematic of Shi, one of the Chinese hieroglyphs for the ilk of “stone”. 
Furthermore, the dirty white color of the teaser itself could be a dead giveaway for the color of this intriguing finish, though that’s a bit of a stretch.
As …

OnePlus 5 gets Face Unlock feature via OxygenOS open beta 3

OnePlus 5T is one of the not so many smartphones that offer Face Unlock, a face recognition system that adds another layer of security. Although none of its previous products had the security feature, OnePlus promised that at least one of them will get Face Unlock in the not so distant future, the OnePlus 5.

Last week, the company’s co-founder Carl Pei said that by popular demand, Face Unlock will be implemented into the OnePlus 5 software as well. True to his promise, the Face Unlock feature is now being rolled out to OnePlus 5 units enrolled in the open beta program.

Aside from …

OxygenOS 5.0.1 update for OnePlus 3 and 3T brings adaptive mode, more

OnePlus continues to bring new features and improvements to the OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones. There have been at least two important updates that these devices received this month only, but OnePlus doesn’t seem to have finished and we can expect more to be released early next year.

Although the last OnePlus 3 and 3T update of the year is nothing major, it still brings a couple of new features that were requested by fans. Also, the December security patch is making its way into both OnePlus smartphones less than a month after its official release.

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OxygenOS open beta based on Android Oreo now available for the OnePlus 5T

OnePlus teased the Android Oreo open beta of the 5T a few days ago but didn’t exactly said when the update will be available for download.

Well, if you have a OnePlus 5T, you’ll be pleased to know the update is now live, so if you want to test Android Oreo before the final version gets released, you can now download this open beta build and flash it on your phone.

You should know that since this is a beta build, it’s not as stable as an official OTA, which means you’ll be exposed to data loss. Make sure you join OnePlus’ open beta program before …