OxygenOS Beta 23/25 for the OnePlus 5/5T Brings January Security Patches and Migration of Data From iPhones


The OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T received their Android Pie update earlier in December. As expected, it brought all the standard Android Pie features and the December security patches. Today, the company released a new update for users on the OxygenOS beta path. The most important change is the January security patches. Some of the other features include improved control of the screen brightness and a few other minor QoL improvements such as call history for incoming calls from unknown numbers and more accurate weather predictions. Here is the full changelog:

  • System
    • Updated Android security patch to 2019.01
    • Improvements for screen brightness control
    • Confirm pin without tapping √ for app locker
    • Improved color adaptation for navigation bar when using third-party apps
  • Gallery
    • Added create collection, copy and move photos features
    • New illustrations and design on blank pages
    • General Bug fixes and overall experience improvements
  • Launcher
    • Added recommended tools in the toolbox
    • Improved UI for category tags in the app drawer
  • Phone
    • Added call history for incoming calls from unknown numbers
    • Improved UI for Call History
    • Deep integration with Google Duo
    • Added caller identification feature (For India only)
  • Weather
    • Added more search options to improve the accuracy of search results
    • Improved accuracy of weather descriptions
    • Added more unit options for precipitation, visibility, pressure and other data
    • Added more detailed descriptions to weather icons
  • OnePlus Switch
    • Now supports migrating data from iPhone

One of the notable changes the update brings is the ability for OnePlus users to migrate data from their iPhones using the OnePlus Switch app. Migrating data between Android and iOS has always been a pain, and OnePlus aims to make the transition a tad easier.

OnePlus 5/5T 6/6T Get a Host of New Features via Different OxygenOS Builds

You can download the betas for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. Users on the beta channel should get the update OTA. If you're on a stable OxygenOS build and wish to transition to the beta channel, then you have to manually sideload it by following the instructions found here (for the OP5) and here (for the OP5T).

News Source: OnePlus