OnePlus 3 receives Android 7.0 Nougat in open beta

OnePlus 3 owners can install an early version of Android 7.0 right now.
Written by Jason Cipriani, Contributing Writer

Do you own a OnePlus 3 and feel left out of the Nougat fun? Feel a little adventurous?

If you don't mind running unfinished software on your phone, you can install a beta version of OnePlus' OxygenOS for your phone, complete with Android 7.0 Nougat.

You will need to manually install the update by downloading a ZIP file, and then follow the instructions located on this page to complete installation.

According to the OnePlus forums, the beta build includes the following new features:

  • Upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat
  • New notifications design
  • New Settings menu design
  • Multi-window view
  • Notification direct reply
  • Custom DPI support
  • Added Status bar icon options
  • Added quick launch for third-party applications
  • Improved shelf customization

For those who want to take part in the beta, you can visit this forum post to download the file, read up on any known issues, as well as report any issues you may encounter.

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