Also worth noting is that OnePlus 5 and 5T owners can try to trigger the update by heading over in the "Settings" panel and clicking on the "System Updates" section.
OnePlus on Sunday announced that it is rolling out the latest OxygenOS 5.1.0 OTA update for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. A notable addition is gesture navigation for the OnePlus 5T, which allows users to hide the on-screen Android navigation keys and replace those functions with iPhone X-like gestures.
While the OnePlus 5 and 5T continue to receive software support, the OnePlus 6 edges closer to launch.
A little over a month after introducing Android 8.1 in the open beta channel, today OnePlus officially rolls out the latest Oreo version to OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 users across the globe. We should also mention that the update is being rolled out through official OTA (over the air) channels and that the Chinese tech giant is doing it in a phased manner.More news: Twitter down? 'Something is technically wrong,' site says
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If you are sad or angry that there may be something wrong with your OnePlus phone, do not worry, the update will be available to you in the near feature.
Moreover, the new firmware brings a bunch of new features and enhancements which includes new improvements to the gaming mode, such as optimizations for powering saving mode which is accompanied by better adaptive brightness within the game while its paused. You will experience an improved network boost with special network priority for gaming app in the background. The OnePlus 5T will also automatically name folders based on category going forward, similarly to iOS and other Android phones on the market.
Ahead of the teasers on the upcoming new OnePlus 6, the company has released the latest Android 8.1 Oreo-based updates to the last year's flagship models.