After weeks of testing, OnePlus finally begun rolling out the much-awaited Android Pie to the three generations old OnePlus 3 and 3T series models. This is very rare for Android affiliate company to offer long software support to such old devices. …
Samsung, Motorola and other well-established firms offer a maximum of two years and only to a handful of top-end phones. Maybe this is the reason why OnePlus has such as loyal fanbase and also gaining popularity among new prospective consumers.
Coming back to the topic at hand, Android Pie-based OxygenOs 9.0.2 brings lots of new features including digital well being, Google April security patches to thwart latest malware threats, refreshed interface, improve performance, gaming experience, enhance battery life and more.
How to install new Android Pie on OnePlus 3, 3T:
Step 1: Once you get the Android Pie notification on the device screen- tap Yes and initiate the download process.
Step 2: Once the download process is done, tap yes to install the update
Step 3: After the installation, the phone automatically reboots and it is now fully upgraded to the latest OxygenOS 9.0.2 Since the software roll-out is carried out in phases, it will take a few days to reach all corners of the of the world.
OnePlus 3/3T owners can manually look for the new update by going to the Settings >> About Phone >> Software update>> tap check for new updates. If you get one, follow the aforementioned procedure.
Official Android Pie change-log for OnePlus 3, 3T:
Updated system to Android 9 Pie
Brand new UI for Android Pie
Updated Android security patch to 2019.4 (April)
Do Not Disturb mode
You can now customize the time range in the new Do Not Disturb mode
New Gaming mode 3.0
Supported displaying text content of the heads up notifications
Added notification for 3rd party calls
Phone: Dialer now supports Google Duo
Camera: Supports Google Lens to provide you with powerful image recognition experience
System: General bug fixes and improvements