New OxygenOS beta for OnePlus 3 and 3T features new font and more

Today OnePlus is releasing a new OxygenOS beta that adds a few new features, optimizes others, and includes UI improvements as well. It’s available for both the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T.

The new OxygenOS Beta 17/8 includes the new Ambient Display 2.0 which, according to the company, will help avoid any accidental wakes when you’re pulling your phone out of your pocket. It also includes Lift Up Display, which will let owners take a quick look at their notifications just by picking up their phone.

OnePlus is including a brand new OnePlus font, too, which is available in English, Chinese, and Japanese.

For built-in apps, like Weather and Gallery, there are software improvements, and there should be improved launching for third-party apps. The full list of improvements is below:

New additions:

  • Ambient display 2.0
  • Lift up display
  • Sharing functionality for Shot on OnePlus
  • All new OnePlus Font (Available in English, Chinese, and Japanese only)

UI Improvements:

  • Gallery v1.7
  • Recorder v1.6
  • Weather v1.7
  • File Manager v1.7
  • Other UI refinements


  • Enhanced launching speed of 3rd-party apps
  • Optimized management of foreground and background processes

Other changes:

  • Setup wizard adjusted to suit the style of Android 7.1
  • Refined contact import process from SIM card, now supports dual numbers and an email address
  • Automatically add corresponding country codes when making calls during roaming
  • Updated Android Security Patch level to 1st May 2017

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