OnePlus has just announced the Android 13 based OxygenOS 13 open beta program for the OnePlus 9R. The open beta comes two months after the release of closed beta. OxygenOS 13 is a major software upgrade for the OnePlus phones, seeding with a flurry of new features and changes. Now if you are a OnePlus 9R owner, you can upgrade your phone to the open beta build, read along to know all details about the OnePlus 9R OxygenOS 13 open beta update.
OnePlus has officially announced the open beta on its community forum and as per the details, your smartphone needs to be running on C.35 version number. The best thing about this build is that it brings the experience of both OxygenOS 13 and 5G networks to your smartphone. As the open beta program goes live, you can expect the release of the final build in a month or two. As it is a major OS upgrade, it requires a huge chunk of data for downloading.
Talking about the features, then the OxygenOS 13 beta comes with the Aquamorphic design elements to the OS, a new world clock widget for the home screen, the ability to create large folders on the home screen, media playback control optimization to the Quick Settings, new markup tools for screenshot editing, HyperBoost GPA 4.0 for better gaming performance, and more.
OnePlus has also mentioned a list of issues available on the open beta build, the list includes the abnormal display of charging on screen lock, video recorded under 300K resolution cannot be sent through MMS, and more function icon in the editing interface of the control center not displaying correctly.
The company has also mentioned the complete changelog of the open beta build on its community forum, you can head over to this page to check out the full changelog.
If you are a OnePlus 9R user in India and your phone is running on the C.35 build, then you can opt for the open beta by installing the beta build on your phone. This will be available in other regions soon. You can download the OOS 13 open beta build below.
Once you have the upgrade package on your phone, go to Settings > About device > Version and then tap the build number 7 times to enable developer options. Now go to Settings > About device > Up to Date. Tap the icon on top right corner and select Local Install > select the downloaded package. Extract the package by allowing it on the popup and upgrade the device. Once done, reboot your phone and enjoy.
Make sure to take backup of your phone’s data and charge it to at least 50%. And when you want to downgrade the device you can install the downgrade package in the same way.