Download OxygenOS 10 Beta Update for OnePlus 6 & 6T [Android 10]

In this article today, we are sharing with you all the latest OxygenOS 10 Beta Update for OnePlus 6 and 6T, which is based on Android 10. Just as promised, OnePlus has delivered the Android 10 Open Beta Update for its 6 and 6T users. Just recently, the Oxygen OS 9.0.9 was released for OnePlus 5T and 5 with October 2019 Security Patch (OTA downloads).

And now, the OnePlus 6 and 6T OxygenOS 10 Beta Update, which is based on Android 10, is available. This Open Beta update brings along the latest OxygenOS as well as the Android 10. To know more about it, you can also visit the Official Forum of OnePlus.

It is believed that this update is bringing along features like Game Space that will give the users quick access to all the games paired with options like the Fnatic Mode and Graphic Optimization as well.

Also, see that Android 10 Update based on OxygenOS 10 announced for T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro & OnePlus 6T

Now since this Oxygen OS, 10 Beta 1 Open Program is based on the latest Android OS – Android 10, indeed we have the Android 10 goodies in the feature list of this beta update as well. Here are the features that will be a part of this beta update –

Download OxygenOS 10 Beta Update for OnePlus 6 & 6T [Android 10]

Android 10 Features –

  • Live Mode
  • Enhanced location permissions
  • New privacy tools
  • Live caption
  • Smart reply
  • Sound amplifier
  • Gesture navigation
  • Dark mode
  • Privacy controls
  • Location controls
  • Focus mode
  • Family link
  • and more.

Oxygen OS 10 Open Beta 1 Update log for OnePlus 6 & 6T

Given below is the changelog that will be applicable for the latest OxygenOS 10 Open Beta 1 Update for OnePlus 6 & 6T.

  • System
    • Upgraded to Android 10
    • Brand new UI design
    • Enhanced location permissions for privacy
    • New customization feature in Settings allowing you to choose icon shapes to be displayed in the Quick Settings
  • Full Screen Gestures
    • Added inward swipes from the left or right edge of the screen to go back
    • Added a bottom navigation bar to allow switching left or right for recent apps
  • Game Space
    • New Game Space feature now joins all your favorite games in one place for easier access and better gaming experience
  • Smart display
    • Intelligent info based on specific times, locations and events for Ambient Display (Settings – Display – Ambient Display – Smart Display)
  • Message
    • Now possible to block spam by keywords for Message (Messages – Spam – Settings -Blocking settings)

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Download Oxygen OS 10 Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 6 & 6T based on Android 10

Here are the links to download the Android 10 based Oxygen OS 10 Open Beta 1 Update for OnePlus 6 and 6T. Just note that this beta build is only for the unlocked, non-carrier variants of OnePlus 6 & 6T.

Oxygen OS 10 Open Beta 1 full stock firmware

Android 10 Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 6T 

OTA Download

Android 10 Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 6 

OTA Download

Another point to make a note of is that this beta update is not as stable as the stable updates that are released Over the Air. And hence, one might come across some bugs or unusual happenings while using their device after updating it with this beta build.

Update OnePlus 6 & 6T to Oxygen OS 10 Android 10 Beta Build

Before getting into the installation guide, make sure that you have followed the below-mentioned requirements for a smooth process.

Prerequisites –

  • OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T.
  • Stable and reliable Internet or WiFi connection.
  • Keep in mind to have at least 60% of the charging of your battery.
  • Make sure your device has at least 3GB of storage.
  • Although no data will be lost while performing the below methods, be smart to have a complete backup of your device.
  • Download the OTA Update beta build from the links mentioned above as per your device.
  • Install Android SDK Platform Tools, or you can also go for Minimal ADB and Fastboot Tools.

Method 1. Local Upgrade Method (Without PC)

  • To start with, download the latest Oxygen OS 10 full stock firmware zip from links given above.
  • Move the above ROM file to the internal storage of your device.
  • Place the zip file outside every folder.
  • Navigate to Settings app> System updates> Tap on the top right settings icon > choose Local Upgrade option.
  • The Local Upgrade option will search for an upgrade package.
  • Once you see an upgrade package, click on it and then press the install option.
  • The installation process will begin. Be patient until then.
  • Your device will then automatically reboot. Note that the first reboot might take some time.

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Method 2. ADB Sideload Method

  • First of all, download MIUI OxygenOS 10 Beta Build Update based on the latest Android 10 for OnePlus 6 and 6T.
  • Then Rename the file as as update.zip and move it to the PC or whichever system you are using, i.e., Mac or Linux.
  • Make sure to have a copy of this update zip on the storage of your device or SD Card.
  • Now boot your OnePlus 6 and 6T into Recovery Mode. To do so, Turn off your device and then press and hold down the Power + Volume Up buttons together.
  • Connect your device to the PC.
  • Open a Command prompt or a terminal window where you have installed the OTA Zip. For this, type cmd in the search bar and then press the Enter key.
  • Go to the ‘Device Recovery and then select ‘Apply Updates from ADB.’
  • Go to a location where you have saved the OTA Zip file on the PC. Now flash the OTA by entering the below command – remember to put the actual filename in-between ‘< >’ and also the exact name with its proper extension. Do not use ‘< >’ in the actual command.
adb sideload <filename>.zip

For Mac users –

./adb sideload <filename>.zip

For Linux –

“Sudo ADB sideload <filename>.zip”
  • Confirm your action and wait until the update is finished.

Finally, reboot your device. The Update will be installed on your device.

Method 3. For devices on Android Developer Preview

  • To start with, download the latest Oxygen OS 10 full stock firmware zip from links given above.
  • Move the above ROM file to the internal storage of your device.
  • Place the zip file outside every folder.
  • Navigate to Settings app> System updates> Tap on the top right settings icon > choose Local Upgrade option.
  • The Local Upgrade option will search for an upgrade package.
  • Once you see an upgrade package, click on it and then press the install option.
  • The installation process will begin. Be patient until then.
  • Now press the power button of your device and choose ‘Power Off’ from the menu that appears.
  • Then boot your OnePlus device into Recovery Mode. To do so, just press and hold down the Volume Down and Power Button together.
  • Now perform a Factory Reset in the Recovery Mode itself by moving the selection to ‘Wipe Data/ Factory Reset.’ Click the Power button to select it.
  • Once that is done, restart your phone by selecting the ‘Reboot System Now’ option.

More on Android 10 –

Your OnePlus 6 or 6T will now be successfully updated to the latest Oxygen OS 10 based on Android 10. I hope the article was of use. Stay tuned with us for more such updates.

Happy Androiding 🙂

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