Having the kernel sources available means that developers can get started on custom kernels for the newest OnePlus phones. It also means that developers can start working on custom AOSP-based ROMs like LineageOS and Pixel Experience for the devices.
OnePlus also announced that the Android Q beta is now available for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro here and here, respectively. The steps for installing the beta are the same as they are for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. Make sure to check out our guide on how to install the Android Q beta on non-Pixel phones.
According to OnePlus, there are seven known issues that are listed below:
- Ambient Display is not working.
- System stability issues.
- Cannot send SMS when VoLTE is on.
- Navigation gesture is not working.
- Recovery mode doesn’t work.
- Some apps may not function as expected.
- Issue with MTP that doesn’t allow you to copy rollback file from PC to phone.
To install the update, your phone must have at least 3GB of storage and have a battery level above 30 percent. OnePlus also notes that you run the risk of bricking your phone, though you should be fine if you follow the steps.