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Breath of fresh air: OnePlus 3 gets OxygenOS update loaded with fixes

Although far from being plagued with issues, OnePlus 3 owners have been frustrated with a slew of smaller bugs. This OxygenOS fixes a bucketload of them.

Published onSeptember 19, 2016

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Starting today, OnePlus is rolling out version 3.2.6 of their popular OxygenOS, and this one’s a doozy. Although there aren’t any major new features, the update fixes a slew of commonly-encountered issues that have been driving OnePlus 3 owners nuts.

As is always the case with OTA updates, it might take some time to become available for your device, but you can be sure that it will arrive at some point over the next few days. But what can you actually expect from OxygenOS 3.2.6?

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The most popular improvement here will probably be those that have to do with camera quality. The OnePlus 3’s camera had a bad tendency of occasionally getting some weird green and yellow issues, and the white balance wasn’t particularly thrilling. Not only does the update fix these two issues, but it also improves video recording when you’re shooting in 1080p.

Another popular fix will be that frustrating Bluetooth connectivity issue that had cropped up with a variety of vehicles. Furthermore, vocal call quality has been improved for IM applications like Messenger.

The update fixes a slew of commonly-encountered issues that have been driving OnePlus 3 owners nuts.

New to OxygenOS will be the ability for third party apps to change the ringtone, a DozeMode switcher in the Developer options, and a PocketMode toggle in the Display settings. OnePlus has also optimized battery consumption while scrolling as well as touch accuracy while gaming.

These are just the highlights of this patch-happy update. For the full details, you can head on over to the OnePlus forums where the developers are making an effort to respond to feedback from the community as best as they can.

While you wait for the update to roll out to your OnePlus 3, let us know what you think of this update. Were you struggling with any of the issues that are being addressed? Let us know in the comments below!

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