New OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta brings Weather and Gaming mode related changes

Himanshu, 29 March 2018

OnePlus has started pushing out a new Open Beta build to its OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones. Arriving as Open Beta 7 and 5, respectively, the update brings along changes related to Launcher, Weather, and Gaming mode.

Starting with Weather-related changes, the accuracy of current location has been improved along with addition of new icons and updated UI. Moving on to Launcher, the update adds a recent search tag in search app section of the app drawer.

As for Gaming mode related changes, the release notes say "Network boost in Gaming mode – network priority for gaming App in the foreground."

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Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 30 Mar 2018
  • NuU

They need to fix these Sound and Ringtone issues - this missing phone calls and Alarms is not Funny anymore -

  • Bootloader
  • 29 Mar 2018
  • T2v

Probably an indication of frustrated gamers via old software vs the new updated changes that are coming. I dont believe they are bashing on the phone/brand.

  • AnonD-638701
  • 29 Mar 2018
  • yQ8

Whats with GSM throwing shade by posting the photo of the OP 5T with a smashed screen?

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