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Latest OnePlus 3/3T update adds ‘Shot on OnePlus’ Watermark toggle, notification hiding from locked apps and August 2017 security patch

OnePlus is pushing a new software update to the OnePlus 3 and 3T handsets over-the-air. The update arrives as OxygenOS Open Beta 23 for the OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 14 for the 3T bringing a host of improvements and new features.

To begin with, the UI of the lift up display has been revamped. Both OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T now allow you to block notifications from apps that are locked by App locker. The company has also added the “Shot on OnePlus” watermark which can be activated from the camera settings menu. Also, the Android security patch level has been updated to August on both the smartphones.

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Here’s the complete changelog:

Camera:

  • Added Shot on OnePlus watermark
    • You can toggle the Shot on OnePlus watermark and add your name to all pictures taken in the main camera settings

System:

  • Redesigned lift up display UI
    • Now supports displaying battery percentage
  • Now supports hiding of notification content from apps locked by App locker
    • There is now a toggle that allows you to block notifications from apps that are in the App lock list
  • Improved stability of Parallel apps
  • Adjusted color display of default screen calibration
    • It now tends more towards sRGB calibration
  • Added E-warranty card
    • You can now find a version of your warranty card in “About phone > E-Warranty card”
  • Updated Android security patch level to August

Phone:

  • Added quick index bar in contacts UI
    • The contacts page/app now have an alphabetical bar on the right side for easy moving to certain groups of names
  • Improved experience of switching incoming calls
  • Improvements to suggested merges functionality

Gallery:

  • Loading speed of images improved

Weather:

  • Improved location accuracy
  • Improved the experience of searching cities

Clock:

  • New feature “Alarm calendar”
    • Can be used to set an irregular alarm schedule, once you set the time, you can activate this feature by hitting the 3 dot menu button to the right of “repeat”

Known issues:

  • Immediately following the update, you might not be able to turn on the flashlight. Please reboot the device and normal functionality will be restored.

You can download the OxygenOS Open Beta 23 and 14 for the OnePlus 3 and 3T from the links provided below.

Download OxygenOS Open Beta 23 for OnePlus 3

Download OxygenOS Open Beta 23 for OnePlus 3T

Source: OnePlus 

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