OnePlus 5T gets OxygenOS 4.7.6 update to improve face unlock, Android Oreo on its way

OnePlus recently unveiled the OnePlus 5T and the smartphone has gained immense popularity since then. One of the reasons behind the popularity is the feature called Face Unlock. Face Unlock on the OnePlus 5T is a really fast way to unlock the smartphone and the company is now improving the feature by releasing OTA updates. The company has rolled out the OxygenOS 4.7.6 update which brings the December Security patch and a few improvements in the system.

The new OxygenOS 4.7.6 brings the following changes to OnePlus 5T


  • Stability improvements
  • Clarity improvements for selfie in low light
  • Performance improvements for 3rd party camera apps


  • Added assistive lighting for face unlock
  • Improvements for expanded screenshot
  • Improvements for Wi-Fi display
  • Updated Android security patch to December
OnePlus 5T OxygenOS 4.7.6
OxygenOS 4.7.6

Apart from the improvements, one of the major changes that OnePlus 5T gets is the "Added assistive lighting for face unlock." This new feature will help the phone to recognise your face even in low lighting conditions. In cases where the smartphone is unable to unlock, the screen will light up to help the camera to recognise your face. The OxygenOS 4.7.6 has been rolled out by the company and OnePlus 5T users should get an OTA update anytime soon.

OnePlus 5T Oreo

Meanwhile, OnePlus is also working on rolling out the Android Oreo update for the OnePlus 5T under an Open Beta programme. The company made a tweet on its Dutchland's official twitter handle which translates to "Christmas is over, but we still have a gift for you! ;) How about with the open beta for Android Oreo on the #OnePlus5T!"


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