Apr 16 AT 1:04 PM Evan Selleck 0 Comments

OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 now being updated to Android 8.1

OnePlus 5T official

The Razer Phone isn’t the only smartphone getting updated to Android 8.1 Oreo today. OnePlus has just announced that it is starting its own rollout of the new software for the OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5.

OnePlus has confirmed that it is starting the incremental software rollout of OxygenOS 5.1.0, which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The software is being released as an over the air (OTA) update, so it will be rolled out in phases. If you don’t see the update arrive on your OnePlus 5T or OnePlus 5 today, keep an eye out, as it should arrive soon.

Here is the official changelog:


  • Updated system to Android™ 8.1 Oreo™
  • Updated Android security patch to 2018-04
  • Added full-screen gesture support (Only 5T)

Gaming mode

  • Added new optimizations in gaming mode including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness
  • Added network boost – network priority for gaming App in the foreground


  • Added category tags in the search section of the app drawer
  • Auto name folders based on category

If you have a OnePlus 5T or OnePlus 5, let us know in the comments if you’ve received your Android 8.1 update yet!

Source: OnePlus Forums

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